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.
One Democratic candidate and one Republican candidate are on the May 21 ballot for Lehigh County controller. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than one.
Mark Pinsley, South Whitehall
Glenn Eckhart, Salisbury Township
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., 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, 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, 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, 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., 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, 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.