Gordon R. Rothrock, 95, of Slatington, died Jan. 31, 2018, in his home.
He was the husband of the late Ruth B. (Waltz) Rothrock.
Born Oct. 16, 1922, in Cementon, he was the son of the late Arlo and Esther (Newhard) Rothrock.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II earning the rank of sergeant, and receiving the Distinguished Service Medal with five Bronze Stars.
He was a kiln laborer at the former Dragon Cement Co., Northampton, for more than 40 years before retiring.
Arthur O. Erland, 99, formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., died Jan. 26, 2018, in Fellowship Terrace, Whitehall.
He was the husband of the late Elsie M. (Berg) Erland.
Born Sept. 8, 1918, on Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., he was the son of the late Thomas and Henny (Torgersen) Erland.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army as a medic in Europe during World War II.
His artillery unit was involved in the Battle of the Bulge.
An electrician for Con Edison, New York City for 35 years, he retired in 1980.
Lila Lydia Eyer-Hemerly, 98, of Grant, Mich., died Jan. 23, 2018.
Born June 8, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mamie (Wink) Long of Kempton.
An avid vegetable and flower gardener, her flower gardens were worthy of magazine cover displays.
Very proud of her family’s heritage of military service to her country, she crocheted lap robes for the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans until she was 95.
She loved her cats and rock collection, and was sassy, spunky and stubborn.
She will be greatly missed by her family who adored her.
Robert R. Goodhart, 72, of New Tripoli, formerly of West Virginia, died Jan. 24, 2018, at his home.
He was the son of the late Russell J. and Mildred J. (McFarland) Goodhart.
A metallurgical engineer at National Steel and Weirton Steel in West Virginia and later at ATAS International, Fogelsville, he retired from there in 2015.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-69 during the Vietnam War, having served in Korea.
An avid naturalist, he loved the beauty and wonder of nature, most recently at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.
John B. Glenfield, 89, of Allentown, formerly of New Jersey, died Jan. 25, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He was the husband of Audrey D. (Duysters) Glenfield and the widower of Janice (Bicker) Glenfield.
Born in Bayonne, N.J., he was a son of the late John B. Sr. and Anne (Makely) Glenfield.
A 1955 graduate of Rutgers University, he spent most of his career managing computer systems and services in New Brunswick, N.J.
He worked for Triangle Industries Inc. for 37 years before retiring in June 1988.
Roger R. Billig, 51, of Danville, formerly of Kutztown, died Jan. 20, 2018, from injuries he sustained in a barn fire at his residence.
He and his wife Diane L. (Kunkle) Billig were married 27 years last Sept. 16.
Born May 12, 1966, in Allentown, he was the son of Russell G. Billig and his wife, Margaret A., of New Tripoli and Jean F. (Guth) Masiko and her husband, Joel C., of New Tripoli.
A 1984 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, he owned and operated Red Barn Produce at the Allentown Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market since 1985.
Betty J. Landis, 87, of Allentown, died on Jan. 21, 2018, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall.
She was the widow of Hart Hursh and Harold Landis.
Born in Seipstown, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Dorothy (Herman) DeRoner.
A secretary in the Allentown School District Office, she was a member of Ziegels Lutheran Church, Breinigsville.
Her survivors include grandsons Jarret and Hart Hursh III; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, Hart Hursh Jr., daughter Wendy Hursh, and brother Larry DeRoner.
Robert P. Stettler, Jr., 58, of Allentown, died Jan. 13, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
Born Nov. 24, 1959, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert P. Sr. and LaRue (Wright) Stettler.
He was formerly a safety coordinator for Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe, formerly in Philipsburg, N.J.
Stephen H. Guerrieri, 76, of Upper Macungie, died Jan. 15, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown.
The loving husband of Sharon L. (Keilman), they celebrated 42 wonderful years of marriage.
Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Anthony D. and Irene (Harold) Guerrieri.
A 1959 graduate of Liberty High School, he was a locksmith for A&B Lock for 40 years and was previously employed at Bethlehem Steel.
He was a member of St. Paul’s UCC, Trexlertown.
Edward D. Wagner, 83, of Claussville, died Jan. 19, 2018.
He was the beloved husband of Jean (Kern) Wagner for 53 years.
Born in Easton, he was the son of the late Edward and Evelyn (Herbst) Wagner.
Before retiring as a carpenter all his life, he was employed by Russel Haas and Carl Schock Contracting and lastly for Allen Organ.
He was a quiet man and a hard worker, who enjoyed trapping, fishing, hunting, gardening and taking care of his lawn.