Parkland Press

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Richard J. Geschel

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John’s Lutheran Church

Richard J. Geschel, 77, of Fogelsville, died June 23, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of Neola C. (Steiner) Geschel.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Emma (Schlener) Geschel.

An assembler at Mack Trucks Inc. for 32 years, he also served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.

A volunteer firefighter with the Fogelsville Fire Company for 25 years, he was currently serving as a trustee.

Beatrice A. Middlecamp

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former member of Ziegels Church

Beatrice A. Middlecamp, 89, of Slatington, formerly of Allentown, died June 21, 2018.

She was a daughter of the late Henry A. and Estella (Fenstermaker) Kern.

A presser in the garment industry, she was formerly a member of Ziegels Church, Breinigsville.

She loved bus trips to the casino, Sunday car rides and fast food.

She enjoyed country music shows at Alburtis Park and was known to yodel at a moment’s notice.

Donald O. Lichtenwalner

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union Lutheran Church

Donald O. Lichtenwalner, 91, of Schnecksville, died June 22, 2018, in Arden Courts of Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Ruth K. (Burcaw) Lichtenwalner.

Born Oct. 5, 1926, in Breinigsville, he was the son of the late Oscar and Lillian (Moyer) Lichtenwalner.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II with the rank of private first class.

He was employed at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 24 years before retiring in 1988.

William J. Darnell

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

avid hunter, fisherman

William J. “Bill” Darnell, 58, of Lower Mt. Bethel Township, Easton, died June 21, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, with his loving and dedicated family by his side.

He and his wife Jean E. (Yeager) Darnell were married 12 years.

Born in Flemington, N.J., he was the son of the late William J. and Lillian (Sporman) Darnell.

He was a model maker for Follett Corp., Forks Township, for 26 years.

Doris Schwolow

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

resided at Fellowship Manor

Doris (Hicks) Schwolow, 98, from Allentown, formerly of New Bern, N.C., died June 26, 2018, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

She was the widow of Raymond K. Schwolow.

She has one daughter living locally, Patricia L. Shaw and her husband, Charles T., of Fogelsville.

Her memorial service will be announced later and will take place in New Bern.

Condolences may be offered at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.

Frank C. Rothdeutsch

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

collected beer memorabilia

Frank C. Rothdeutsch, 79, of Whitehall, died peacefully June 24, 2018, in Fellowship Community, Whitehall, with his loving and dedicated family at his side.

He and his wife Antoinette “Toni” (Gutleber) Rothdeutsch celebrated 53 wonderful years of marriage.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Frank W. and Hilda (Yandrasitz) Rothdeutsch.

He was a longtime member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.

A 1956 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, he attended St. Bonaventure University.

Edward S. Allwine Jr.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

forestry service smoke jumper

Edward S. Allwine Jr., 88, of Schnecksville, died June 20, 2018, in Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Tamaqua.

He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. (Fox) Allwine.

Born July 5, 1929, in New York City, N.Y., he was the son of the late Edward S. Sr. and Emily G. (Grimes) Allwine.

He was a supervisor at the former Western Electric, Allentown, for 38 years before retiring in 1988.

As a young adult, he was a smoke jumper for the National Forestry Service in Idaho for several months.

Donald W. Davis

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

owner of StorCon Systems

Lt. Col. Retired Donald W. Davis, 73, of Fogelsville, died June 19, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus, surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife, Constance “Connie” (Gartner) Davis, the light of his life, would have been married for 44 years the following week.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Edwin H. and Emily W. (Schaefer).

A graduate of Lehigh University, he received his Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1966 and his MBA in 1973.

He was the president and owner of StorCon Systems from 1986 until the present.

Ann J. Egan

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

supported Animals in Distress

Ann J. Egan, 71, of North Whitehall Township, died peacefully on June 12, 2018.

She is survived by her husband Eric Neubauer, her son Russell Egan, two grandchildren; and her sister Pat Olsen.

There will be no public viewing or services.

Contributions may be made in her name to her favorite charity, Animals in Distress, 5075 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg, PA 18036. or at animalsindistresspa.org.

Visit her Book of Memories at falkfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements made by Falk Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., Hellertown.

Olive C. Rabert Joyce R. Grosso

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member Living Stone Fellowship

Olive C. Rabert, 94, of New Tripoli, died Feb. 9, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz.

She was the widow of George H. Rabert.

Born in Albany Township, she was the daughter of George H. and Amanda (Heinly) Deysher.

A member of The Healing Place at Living Stone Fellowship, New Tripoli, she was also a member of Daughters of America Blue Ridge Trail Council No. 179.

Her survivors include grandchildren Michele and Garth Grosso; great-grandchildren Nick and Max; sister Candace Owens of Kutztown; nieces and nephews.