Parkland Press

Friday, November 15, 2019

Patricia A. Chlebowski-Eroh

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker Church

Patricia A. Chlebowski-Eroh, 74, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., formerly of Allentown, died unexpectedly Sept. 11, 2019 in her home.

She was the wife of Richard J. Eroh and the late William F. Chlebowski.

Born Feb. 9, 1945, in Reading, Berks County, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Anna (Szaj) Binasiewicz.

She was the director of medical billing for several medical offices in Berks and Lehigh counties before retiring to her dream home at the beach.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

William Dale Templeton

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

2015 Parkland graduate

William Dale “Will” Templeton, 22, of Schnecksville died Sept. 2, 2019, in his home.

Born March 27, 1997, in Allentown, he was the beloved son of Melanie T. (Washick) Templeton with whom he resided, and Wilford L. Templeton Jr. and his wife, Teresa A. (Bauman) Templeton of Breinigsville.

A 2015 graduate of Parkland High School, he was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

He attended LCCC and received a certificate of training in logistics/aerial work platform.

Clara A. Hoster

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

oldest female member of Union UCC

Clara A. Hoster, 102, formerly of Airport Road, Allentown, died peacefully Sept. 6, 2019, at Above and Beyond Senior Living at Mountain View, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Benjamin L. Hoster.

Born Jan. 30, 1917, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Edwin C. and Helena J. (Hoffman) Shoemaker.

She was a meat scaler at the former A&B Meats, Allentown, for three years before retiring.

Thomas E. Bishop Sr.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker

Thomas E. Bishop Sr., 87, of Kutztown, formerly of Old Bridge, N.J., died Sept. 7, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Patricia J. (Connolly) Bishop.

Born Sept. 20, 1931, in Passaic, N.J., he was the son of the late Archibald and Helen (Weidanz) Bishop.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army during the Korean War era.

He was a telecommunications supervisor for the N.J. Turnpike for many years before retiring.

Kimberly L. Shimmel

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter’s Methodist Church

Kimberly L. Shimmel, 59, of Slatedale, died Sept. 4, 2019, in The Lutheran Home at Topton.

She was the wife of the late Robert D. Shimmel.

Born Sept. 18, 1959, in Waterloo, N.Y., she was the daughter of Tracy L. and Sherol C. (Cooper) Rosbaugh of Slatedale.

A home health-care aide, she was a member of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Emerald, Washington Township.

Nathan Kline

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

decorated World War II veteran

Maj. Nathan Kline, U.S. Air Force retired, 95, died Sept. 9, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

His wife, Rae (Levine) Kline, died in 1997.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late David and Sarah (Gaimon) Kline.

A decorated World War II veteran, having flown 65 bombing missions as a B-26 bombardier/navigator, he was the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and the French Legion of Honor.

Adrienne E. Mauro

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church

Adrienne E. Mauro, 76, of Lower Macungie Township, died Sept. 6, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown.

The loving wife of Robert D. Mauro, the couple was married 50 years on Aug. 24.

Born Sept. 9, 1942, in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Athena “Thelma” (Lionikis) Maiorano.

A graduate of The College of New Jersey, she taught typing, shorthand and other business subjects at two New Jersey high schools before retiring to raise her children.

Leo W. Rowley

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

owned computer business

Leo W. Rowley, MD, 81, of New Tripoli, formerly of Las Vegas, Nev., died Aug. 28, 2019, in Cornerstone Living, Weisenberg Township.

He was the husband of the late Annalee Elman-Rowley, who died in December 2017.

Born in Indiana, he was the son of the late Orville and Florence (Twines) Rowley.

He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1954-56.

He practiced medicine as a family doctor for several years before opening his own computer business with his late wife in California.

Shirley E. Raubenhold

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ziegels Lutheran Church

Shirley E. Raubenhold, 84, of Allentown, died Sept. 9, 2019, in Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation.

She was the wife of the late Albert “Phil” R. Raubenhold.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel W. and Myrtle (Steager) Barto.

A member of Ziegels Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, and of the former St. James Lutheran Church, Allentown, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star New Temple Chapter.

She was employed at the former Jewelcor and Penn Supply before retiring.