Northwestern Press

Monday, May 27, 2019

Pet adoptions on May 19

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

HANNA

Howard Hanna real estate services, The Frederick Group, is hosting a free pet adoption day and family festival titled, Homes 4 Hounds, to support The Sanctuary at Haafsville and other local animal shelters, noon to 4 p.m. May 19 at the Frederick Building, 3500 Winchester Road, South Whitehall. Rain date is June 2.

Shelters attending include The Sanctuary at Haafsville, SOAR, Paws 2 Freedom, Brookline Lab Rescue, K9 Kop Project, Duke’s Delights, Bow Wow Meow, No Nonsense Neuter and Purina Nestle.

Not suspended for some offenses

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

LICENSES

Pennsylvania Act 95 of 2018, signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf, is now in effect to eliminate driver’s license suspensions for nondriving infractions in the commonwealth moving forward.

The law amends Title 75 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to reflect a driving privilege suspension will no longer be imposed for certain non-highway safety violations, including substance use violations.

Kenneth C. Fillman Jr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Air Products

Kenneth C. Fillman Jr., 70, of Allentown, died May 9, 2019, under hospice care at Lehigh Valley Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife, Yvonne (Rathburn) Fillman, celebrated their 48th anniversary last October.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Betty Lou (Plessor) Fillman.

A 1967 graduate of William Allen High School, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served in Vietnam.

He worked at Air Products for 43 years and was a motor route driver for The Morning Call for 33 years.

George A. Hack

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed electrician

George A. Hack, 54, of New Tripoli, died on May 8, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of the late Susan F. (Fink) Hack.

Born in Washington, D.C., he was a son of George W. Hack and Donna L. (Allen) Ellison.

A 1984 graduate of Bladensburg High School, Bladensburg, Md., he was a self-employed electrician for the former G.A. Hack Electric Company.

Berdelle M. Follweiler

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Berdelle M. Follweiler, 103, of Slatington, died peacefully April 16, 2019, in her home.

She was the widow of Kermit W. Follweiler, who died in 1978.

Born in Lehigh Furnace, she was a daughter of the late Wallace Dorward and Eva Walters.

Employed by the former Paris Neckwear in various positions, she retired in 1981.

She was a longtime and dedicated member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Janet L. LeVan

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Slatington Baptist Church

Janet L. LeVan, 82, of Slatington, died May 9, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Marlyn R. LeVan.

Born in Ashfield, she was a daughter of the late Reuben J. and Kathryn E. (Jones) Kemmerer.

A 1954 graduate of and former majorette at Slatington High School, she was a secretary for the former LeVan Trucking, Wanamakers, the former Krause Dodge Toyota, Schnecksville, and Albright’s Mill, Kempton.

She was a member of Slatington Baptist Church, Slatington.

Kenneth R. Muth Sr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

commercial pilot

Kenneth R. Muth Sr., 84, of Schnecksville, died May 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Judith A. (Moser) Muth were married 60 years.

Born March 19, 1935, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Ruth (Gangawere) Muth.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force, Strategic Air Command, during a peacetime era and the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.

Lillian M. Baer

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner of former Village Fashions

Lillian M. Baer, 98, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Schnecksville, died May 9, 2019, in Orchid Terrace at Moorings Park, Naples.

She was the wife of the late Raymond W. Baer.

Born Aug. 23, 1920, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Bessie M. (Kosman) Reinert.

She was co-owner of the former Village Fashions, Schnecksville, from 1965-85.