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College Corner

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in

Area residents on dean’s list


The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at DeSales University, Center Valley.

Breinigsville: Tiffany A. Lee and Charlee J. Podratz, nursing;

Fogelsville: Alexander R. Sharkey, psychology; and Abigail A. Vecellio, medical studies;

Orefield: Patrick M. Boyle, accounting; Abigail C. Lee, early childhood education; Angela R. Quaglio, marketing; and Jacob R. White, psychology; and

Schnecksville: Rebecca L. Cervantes, biology; Alison Z. Dyszel, and Allison J. Fella, medical studies; and Nathan W. Wynosky, nursing.

Doris Schwolow

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

resided at Fellowship Manor

Doris (Hicks) Schwolow, 98, from Allentown, formerly of New Bern, N.C., died June 26, 2018, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

She was the widow of Raymond K. Schwolow.

She has one daughter living locally, Patricia L. Shaw and her husband, Charles T., of Fogelsville.

Her memorial service will be announced later and will take place in New Bern.

Condolences may be offered at

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.

Area students on dean’s list

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in

Cedar Crest

The following students were named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Cedar Crest College, Allentown.

Allentown: Ahmed Alammred, Rakan Alawaji, Khalid Aljuraidan, Meshal Almutawa, Azhar Almutowa, Raghd Alnahas, Angelica Bonisese, Beth Bruno, Rachel Callahan, Victoria Eppright, Ammar Gammash, Myeisha Harris, Karly King, Andrew Kitson, Sohinaz Lozano, Julianna Marotta, Kristina Marotta, Rozani Pagan, Colleen Rattan, and Riley Tremblay;

Breinigsville: Saleh Alanaz, and Saleh Alhawasi, Abdulaziz Alsuwailem, Hossam Bahwairith and Emily Bielski;

Frank C. Rothdeutsch

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

collected beer memorabilia

Frank C. Rothdeutsch, 79, of Whitehall, died peacefully June 24, 2018, in Fellowship Community, Whitehall, with his loving and dedicated family at his side.

He and his wife Antoinette “Toni” (Gutleber) Rothdeutsch celebrated 53 wonderful years of marriage.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Frank W. and Hilda (Yandrasitz) Rothdeutsch.

He was a longtime member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.

A 1956 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, he attended St. Bonaventure University.

Students earn dean’s list

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in

Boston Univ.

Benjamin S. Fisher, Sabrina Ghosh, Melissa J. Holihan, Brendan M. McGeary and Tuquyen M. Pham of Allentown; and Cara A. Moyer of Orefield were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University, Boston, Mass.

Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the dean’s list but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as a full course load as a full-time student.

Edward S. Allwine Jr.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

forestry service smoke jumper

Edward S. Allwine Jr., 88, of Schnecksville, died June 20, 2018, in Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Tamaqua.

He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. (Fox) Allwine.

Born July 5, 1929, in New York City, N.Y., he was the son of the late Edward S. Sr. and Emily G. (Grimes) Allwine.

He was a supervisor at the former Western Electric, Allentown, for 38 years before retiring in 1988.

As a young adult, he was a smoke jumper for the National Forestry Service in Idaho for several months.

Bag book sale on June 28, 30

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will host a used book “bag sale” 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 28 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on June 30 in the book sale room at the library. Shoppers can purchase a brown paper bag from the library for a small fee and fill it up with their choice of books.

There will be a large assortment of used books on all topics to choose from at the sale.

All proceeds benefit the library.

For information, visit

Local residents earn honors

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in

Wilkes Univ.

Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester.

Allentown: Hannah Fritz, Jessica Snyder, Abby Stevens and Gabriel Velez;

Breinigsville: Alexis Nicholson;

Fogelsville: Ashley Eden;

Laurys Station: Jonathan Vasilik;

Orefield: Harrison Eckert; and

Schnecksville: Kirsten Fisher, and Morgan Snyder.

To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.

Donald W. Davis

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

owner of StorCon Systems

Lt. Col. Retired Donald W. Davis, 73, of Fogelsville, died June 19, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus, surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife, Constance “Connie” (Gartner) Davis, the light of his life, would have been married for 44 years the following week.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Edwin H. and Emily W. (Schaefer).

A graduate of Lehigh University, he received his Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1966 and his MBA in 1973.

He was the president and owner of StorCon Systems from 1986 until the present.