Northwestern Press

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Lawrence R. Carmen Sr.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

avid outdoorsman

Lawrence “Larry” R. Carmen Sr. 83, of Schnecksville, formerly of Beverly, Mass., died Nov. 13, 2019, in At Home at Parkland, Schnecksville.

Born June 26, 1936, in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Frederick Carmen and Dorothy (Ryan) Louder Carmen.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during a peacetime era.

Employed in multiple capacities at Royal Insurance Company, Massachusetts, for 37 years, he retired in 1991.

Before that, he was a police officer in Bladensburg, Md.

Another View

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Let this week’s Great American Smokeout be your day to begin a healthier lifestyle

Cigarette smokers, have you ever thought of quitting smoking, even for just one day?

Well, this Thursday, Nov. 21, is your chance to join thousands of other smokers around the country who are also attempting to quit smoking during the Great American Smokeout.

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout challenges individuals to quit smoking for 24 hours.

The Rev. Dr. Paul H. Spohn

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Lutheran minister

The Rev. Dr. Paul H. Spohn, 86, of Allentown, died peacefully on Nov. 12, 2019 at home.

He and his wife, Jane Ann (Sassaman) Spohn, were married 63 years.

Born on July 23, 1933, he was the son of the late Paul R. and Helen Spohn.

Known as Skip, he grew up in Wescosville and was a 1951 graduate of Allen High School and a 1955 graduate of Muhlenberg College.

He earned a Master of Divinity at The Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1958 and a Doctor of Ministry at Eastern Baptist Seminary in 1990.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown.

Area state senators

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

State Senate

Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th

Office: 1 E. Broad St., Suite 120, Bethlehem

Phones: 610-868-8667; 717-787-4236.

Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th

Office: 702 Hamilton St., Allentown

Phones: 610-821-8468; 717-787-1349.

Sen. Mario Scavello, R-40th

Offices: 2 N. Robinson Ave., Pen Argyl;

2989 Route 611, Unit 103, Tannersville, Monroe County

Phones: 610-863-1200; 570-620-4326; 717-787-6123.

State House

Rep. Gary Day, R-187th

Office: 6299 Route 309, Suite 302, New Tripoli

Phones: 610-760-7082; 717-787-3017.

Lois J. Hahn

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

route organizer for MacIntosh Uniform

Lois J. Hahn, 62, from Bath, died Nov. 13, 2019, at home.

She and her husband, Randall S. Hahn, were married 40 years in October.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Margaret (Kolb) Eberts.

She was a route organizer for MacIntosh Uniform, Bethlehem, for 40 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son Jay S. and wife, Jessica, of Bushkill Township; sisters Carol Rappe and Louise Lack, both of Bath; grandchildren Kellan S. and Everly R.; mother-in-law Althea Hahn of Fogelsville; nieces and nephews.

George M. Kern III

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC

George M. Kern III, 85, of Schnecksville, died Nov. 13, 2019, in his home.

He was the husband of Victoria Ann (Preibisch) Sosnowski Kern and the late Mary Lou (Witherow) Kern.

Born in Westfield, Mass., he was the son of the late Jean (Wardrope) and George Malon Kern Jr.

He was a product manager at Silberline Manufacturing, Hometown, for 20 years before retiring.

A member of the Schneck House, Upper Lehigh Historical Society, Schnecksville, and the Mack Ski Club, he was a leader for Boy Scout Troop 60.

Ralph H. Werley

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Morgenland Church

Ralph H. Werley, 90, of Allentown, died Nov. 14, 2019, at home.

He was the husband of Evelyn M. (Diehl) Werley.

Born in Orefield, he was the son of the late Monroe P. Werley and Edna M. Werley Snyder.

He worked in maintenance for Mack Trucks for 22 years.

Before that, he was a carpenter around the Lehigh Valley.

A member of Morgenland Church, Orefield, he served on the Lutheran congregation church council for many years and was treasurer for 20 years.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

·Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites is currently training holiday volunteers to give tours and greet visitors during the 2019 Holiday Season.

Call Kristen Walsh at 610-882-0450 ext. 15.

·Holiday Hope Chests need volunteers to donate wrapped shoeboxes filled with age appropriate items for Lehigh Valley’s children in need.

To participate, go to volunteerlv.org/holiday-hope-chests and fill out a 2019 Donor Pledge Form.

St. Luke’s University Network to open new pediatric care unit

Friday, November 15, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network plans to open a new, eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at St. Luke’s University Hospital - Fountain Hill in early 2020.

The new unit is part of an expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health care in the region and providing advanced care to critically-ill children close to home. In addition to adding pediatric critical-care specialists, the expansion includes several new pediatric subspecialists and primary care physicians.