Michael P. Regan, 68, of New Tripoli, died Feb. 3, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Gail P. (Wilson) Regan were married 45 years last September.
Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of the late Jeremiah and Isabel (Grennan) Regan.
He was an electrical engineer for F.L. Smidth, Bethlehem, for 40 years.
He lived by the philosophy we are all here on earth to help one another, and he was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone who needed it.
Margarete Eleanor Holt Parker died peacefully Feb. 5, 2018, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown, after a brief illness.
Born Dec. 2, 1930, of German immigrant parents, Gustav and Elfriede Holt, in Long Beach, N.Y., she graduated from Long Beach High and attended Mt. Sinai School of Nursing, New York City.
Upon graduation, she married Desmond Risley Parker of Madison, N.Y., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Long Beach, and moved to Oceanside, Long Island, N.Y., where she worked as a registered nurse at South Nassau Communities Hospital for 35 years.
Thomas H. “Oak” Hadesty, 71, of Schnecksville died Feb. 5, 2018.
He and his wife Patricia A. (Reppert) Hadesty were married 45 years last April 29.
Born Oct. 20, 1946, in Coaldale, he was the son of the late Stanley J. and Kathryn (Follweiler) Hadesty.
He was a machine operator at Packaging Corp. of America for 23 years before retiring in 1988.
A member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Tamaqua, he served there as a deacon.
Annaman James “Bud” Lynn, 90, of Slatington, died Jan. 29, 2018, in Westminster Village, Allentown.
Born July 5, 1927, in Allentown, he was the son of the late William R. and Anna Mae (Frichtman) Lynn.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a machine adjustor from 1967-92 at Boise Cascade Company, formerly in Allentown.
Dale H. Schneck, 88, of Schnecksville, died Jan. 31, 2018, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.
He and his wife Anna M. (Zuanet) Schneck were married 64 years last June 13.
Born June 19, 1929, in Schnecksville, he was the son of the late Herbert and Olive M. (Reitz) Schneck.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era earning the rank of corporal.
While serving, he worked as a guided missile instructor at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Charles F. Kehnel, 87, died Feb. 2, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles and Francis (Knauss) Kehnel.
A 1948 graduate of Allentown High School, he played football and basketball under the legendary J. Birney Crum.
He attended National Agricultural College, now Delaware Valley University, for two years, before being drafted to serve in the Army during the Korean War at Fort Knox, Ky.
Jane E. Krasulak, 73, of Fogelsville, died Jan. 31, 2018.
She and her husband Steven Krasulak were married 49 years.
Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late James S. and Evelyn S. (Kemmerer) McNabb.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.
After graduating from William Allen High School, she earned her nursing degree from Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
She loved her years as a nurse while helping people and working for family practices, eventually retiring from Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Maria Luisa Ciciliot, 82, of Whitehall, died Feb. 3, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She was the wife of the late Mario Ciciliot Sr.
Born Jan. 31, 1936, in France, she was the daughter of the late Fausto and Bruna (Tofi) Bortolussi.
Alyce Elizabeth Tokus, 103, of Allentown, formerly of Schnecksville, died Jan. 29, 2018, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.
She was the wife of the late Leonard A. Tokus Sr.
Born Dec. 6, 1914, in Ardmore, Montgomery County, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Alberta (Burrows) Weldon.
A management analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense, U.A.A. Electronic Command, Philadelphia, for 20 years, she retired in 1971.
She was the oldest member of Jordan United Church of Christ, Allentown.
James B. Chandler, 79, of Breinigsville, died Jan. 31, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Ruth L. (Rohe) Chandler were married for 57 years last October.
Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., he was a son of the late Margaret (Ford) Chandler.
He and his wife owned and operated Chandler Drywall for more than 30 years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He enjoyed spending time and relaxing in Auburn, his little “slice of heaven.”
He was very proud of and enjoyed spending time with all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.