Joan Young, 82, from Allentown, died July 31, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She and her husband Robert Young were married 63 years in April.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William and Julia (Weber) Savage.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Sharon Witman and husband, Kurt, of Kutztown; son David at home; brothers William Savage Jr. and Thomas Savage, both of Allentown; sister Fay Hughes of Allentown; and grandchildren, Kyle and Ryan Witman.
Her service will be private.
Jean F. Dietrich, 83, died Aug. 9, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her family.
She and her husband Wayne W. Dietrich, who died in December 2014, celebrated 60 years of marriage.
Born in Hamburg, Berks County, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Fannie F. (Reppert) Miller.
A 1952 graduate of Perry High School, Shoemakersville, she obtained a beautician’s license, which she held for many years.
Slatington Youth Works Program provides high school students between the ages of 16-18 who have completed their junior year with employability skills and summer work experience.
The focus is students in the Northern Lehigh School District who meet income eligibility requirements.
The program will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 21st and will run through August 25th.
Student applications are still being accepted.
Alice F. Gangaway, 81, of Willington, Conn., died Aug. 11, 2017, in Windham Hospital.
Born in Fogelsville, she was a daughter of the late Howard J.H. and Irene (Lorah) Fritzinger.
She was a member of the Federated Church of Willington.
Her survivors include her loving husband of 57 years, Wilbur E. Gangaway; children Faith Nixt and her husband, Chuck, Garth Gangaway and his wife, Janet, and Sherry Robb; and grandchildren, Michael, David, Kaitlin, Megan, Allison and Nicholas.
Anthony J. “Joe” Cerrone, 89, of New Tripoli, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 10, 2017, in The Lutheran Home at Topton.
He was the husband of the late Elizabeth M. (Lever) Cerrone.
Born June 13, 1928, in Nazareth, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Katherine (Senneca) Cerrone.
A manager for The Wood Company, Allentown, for 32 years, he retired in 1993.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Housework! Yuk! Who needs it! It seems it’s always there,
I just can’t get to do it, but I don’t really care.
It’s always staring at me, the fingerprints, the glare
upon those dirty windows, the dust upon the chair.
The furniture is dusty, we all could write our names,
but I’ll clean it tomorrow, today I’ll play some games.
The junk just sits in piles
on tabletops and floors,
Why doesn’t someone pick it up,
there’s clothing by the score.
The closet just sits empty,
‘cause nothings ever in it;
State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for alleged traffic violations around 11:15 p.m. Aug. 13 on Route 100, Heidelberg Township.
Police say the driver, George Anthony Gosse, 58, of Philadelphia, allegedly had a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Charges were filed with District Judge Rod Beck, Slatington.
State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, responded around 1:30 p.m. Aug. 1 to the 6700 block of Madison St., New Tripoli.
Upper Macungie Township police are hosting “Cool Off With A Cop” 2-4 p.m. Aug. 21 at TLC Polish Water Ice, 7727 Glenlivet Drive West, Fogelsville.
This event is held so residents can meet and speak with police officers while relaxing with a wonderful water ice.
All are invited to attend.
Darryl Hamm, a 1968 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, was recently installed as a public director of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
The installation took place at the national council’s 98th annual business meeting in Boston, Mass.
As a member of NCARB’s Board of Directors, Hamm will provide the organization with a valuable outside perspective.
A former resident of New Tripoli, Hamm, now of Harrisburg, was first appointed to the Pennsylvania State Architects Licensure Board in 2011 by former Gov. Tom Corbett.