Inno J. Volpe Sr, 75, of Allentown, died peacefully June 24, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He was the son of the late Americo and Malvino (Bonnani) Volpe.
The former owner of Volpe’s West Side Lounge, 1970-84, he enjoyed working in the food concession business.
He spent two years being the Fresh Farmer on TV 69 News and was the former president of the PSSA Pennsylvania State Showmen’s Association.
He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena Church.
Sharon L. Danner, 60 of Laurys Station, died June 22, 2017, in ManorCare Health Services I, Bethlehem.
Born Oct. 7, 1956, in Easton, she was the daughter of the late William and Doris (Bertrand) Shellenberger.
She was last employed as a nurses aide for Maximum Care Inc., Whitehall, for four years until taking ill.
Before that, she worked in the same capacity for the former Northampton Village.
Margaret Koons, 78, of Fogelsville, died on June 25, 2017, in Luther Crest Nursing Center, South Whitehall.
She and her husband Arthur E. Koons were married 34 years in January.
Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Ermina (Gomes) Ferreire.
She was an office manager and bookkeeper for Rema Management Systems, Allentown, for 37 years.
She was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Church, Allentown.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that expands care in the network for patients under the Veterans Choice Program to the health network’s inpatient hospital campuses and many Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) practices.
St. Luke’s University and Allentown campuses have received the distinguished designation as Centers of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG™) by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation.
Additionally, gynecologic surgeons, Michael Patriarco, DO, and Vincent Lucente, MD, FACS have also received the COEMIG distinction.
Neffs National Bank, Neffs, North Whitehall Township, through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, contributed $25,000 to the Lehigh Carbon Community College Early Learning Center.
Anna and Roy C. Kern of Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary June 21 with an intimate family party.
The couple was married in a double wedding June 21, 1947, with Anna’s identical twin sister, Kathryn, and her husband Robert Schmoyer, who are both now deceased.
The wedding took place at Neffs Union Church, Neffs, North Whitehall Township, with Lutheran Pastor Willard Weida and United Church of Christ Pastor Robert Urffer officiating.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, June 21: Cranberry juice, roast turkey with gravy, Pennsylvania “Dutch” stuffing, California blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, Mandarin oranges.
Thursday, June 22: Apricot nectar, tuna salad hoagie, potato chips, macaroni salad, fresh watermelon.
Friday, June 23: Chicken pot pie, green peas, tossed greens with ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, fresh strawberries with whipped cream.
Historic 35th tour:The West Park Civic Association’s 35th anniversary “Historic West Park House Tour” is 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. June 25. The tour includes 10 properties, from a majestic, meticulously-restored mansion to a spectacularly-renovated 1912 townhouse with the latest fashionable amenities and contemporary decor. Homes range in style from turn-of-the-century Victorian to 1930’s neo-classical revival. Music and refreshments are at several locations on the tour. Free parking is provided at the Masonic Temple, 16th and Linden streets, Allentown, and along nearby streets.
Our beautiful spring flowers have faded away. Now what should be done?
Here are some thoughts on a few of the more common plants that bloom in spring in the Lehigh Valley.