Scott Alan “Scooter” Miller, 56, of Allentown, formerly of New York City, N.Y., and Los Angeles, Calif., where he met his partner of 18 years, Carl James Kreft, died Jan. 20, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
Born in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Joseph H. and Barbara A. (Smith) Miller.
A 1979 graduate of Northern Lebanon High School, where he learned to love tennis, he was extremely proud of his participation in Li’l Abner.
He furthered his education at Alvernia College where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in communications.
Loretta K. Neustadter, 84, of Allentown, formerly of Walnutport, died Jan. 17, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She was the wife of the late Donald C. Neustadter.
Born Feb. 3, 1933, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Elsie R. (Rayden) Welliver.
She was a legal secretary for 40 years with the Law Office of Murray Mackson, Palmerton.
She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville.
Richard “Dick” W. Shaffer, Esq., 84, of Allentown, died peacefully Jan. 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family in his home.
Born April 11, 1933, in Pocono Lake, he was a son of the late Elmer and Edna (Wagner) Shaffer.
He and his wife Sally Ann Oberrender married in 1957 and they celebrated 60 happy years of marriage.
His appreciation of history began at the age of 17 when he was appointed as a Congressional Page to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Janice C. Peterson, 57, of Allentown, died Jan. 21, 2018, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She and her husband Brent L. Peterson were married 33 years.
Born April 11, 1960, in Springfield, Delaware County, she was the daughter of the late Julia M. (Monte) and Robert F. DiGirolamo Sr.
She was a graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, she earned a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering from Lehigh University.
Jeanne Meyers, 75, of Germansville, died Jan. 22, 2018, in her home.
She and her husband Joseph J. Meyers were married 47 years.
Born Feb. 26, 1942, in Glen Cove, Nassau County, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria (Cassetta) Grieco.
A life member of the Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club, New Tripoli, and Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1, Germansville, she was a member of the Pennsylvania Sheriffs Association and the NRA.
Carson Frey, 75, died peacefully Jan. 11, 2018.
He and his wife Jane (Harpel) celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in June 2017.
Born in Germansville, he was a son of the late Floyd and Helen (Wagaman) Frey.
A 1959 graduate of Northwestern High School, he worked at Mack Trucks Inc. for 40 years beginning as a mechanic, specializing in fire trucks.
Before retirement, he was a service engineer working at its headquarters.
Before Mack, he was employed at Strohl Chevrolet.
Walter R. Weaver Jr., 71, of Fogelsville, died on Jan. 11, 2018, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown.
He and his wife Linda J. (Ebeling) Weaver celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary last April.
Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Walter R. and Elizabeth F. (Dologite) Weaver.
He received his Bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College and a Master’s degree from Lehigh University.
He taught social studies at the Southern Lehigh Middle School from 1968-98.
He was a member of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Trexlertown.
Marian Mei-Ying Lu, 76, of Orefield, died Jan. 11, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She and her husband Dr. Dominic P. Lu were married 48 years last July 26.
Born Jan. 30, 1941, in Taiwan, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Pang-Sing Hsu and Ren-May (Chu) Hsu.
She earned a Master of Science degree in library science from The Catholic University of America and was a college librarian at Quincy College in Quincy, Ill., and a public librarian in Indianapolis, Ind.
Doris R. Frey, 86, of Germansville, died on Jan. 12, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She was the wife of the late Donald E. Frey.
Born Jan. 29, 1931, in Wescosville, she was the daughter of the late Marvin M. and Bertha M. (Kohler) Miller.
An electronics assembler as Allen Organ Company, Macungie, for 32 years, she retired in 1996.
She was a member of the Lutheran congregation of Heidelberg Union Church and a former member of Central Grange 1650, both in Heidelberg Township.
Wilbert John Weber Jr. 83, of New Tripoli, formerly of Allentown, died Jan. 8, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Kathleen L. (Riedy) Weber were married 64 years last June 12.
Born Nov. 28, 1934, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Wilbert John Sr. and Dorothy B. (Smock) Weber.
He built, owned and operated the Allentown KOA Campground, New Tripoli, for 25 years.
Before that, he was an architectural draftsman and project manager for several architects in the Lehigh Valley for 20 years.