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Linda L. Miller

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Linda L. Miller, 70, of Kutztown, died Aug. 16, 2012, in her home.

She and her husband, Joseph J. Miller, would have been married 50 years in September.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Catherane (Kuhn) Trexler.

A supervisor for PPL credit union for 48 years, she was currently working.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allentown.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by brothers, Scott, of New York and Thomas, of Allentown; nieces and nephews.

Her services were private.

Roma H. Feinour

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended New Life Lutheran Church

Roma H. Feinour, 86 formerly from Jacksonville, New Tripoli, died on Aug. 20, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She was predeceased by her husband, Oliver F. Feinour, in 2003.

Born in Albany Township, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Howard S. and Maude E. (Dietrich) Greenawalt.

She was a machine operator for the former Hamburg Knitting Mill, Hamburg, for 35 years before retiring in 1982.

She last attended New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Tripoli.

Irene M. Rutz

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

expert seamstess

Irene M. Rutz, 91, of Fullerton, died Aug. 19, 2012, peacefully in her sleep at home.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Charles S. and Ellen (Luckey) Miller.

She and her husband Ernest J. Rutz were married 42 years at the time of his death on Aug. 3, 1986.

She was a devoted member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church and Golden Agers of Whitehall.

She enjoyed her memberships in Lehigh County Senior Citizens and the Northampton Liederkranz.

Virginia Dare Schiffer

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Friends of Parkland Library

Virginia Dare Schiffer, 80, of Allentown, died Aug. 15, 2012, at home.

She and her husband Calvin Schiffer were married 54 years before he died in 2007.

Born in Weisenberg Township, she was the daughter of the late William and Grace (Wambold) Smale.

A 1949 graduate of the former South Whitehall High School, Allentown Hospital School of Nursing class of 1952, and a 1972 graduate of East Stroudsburg University, she was a school nurse and chairperson of health services in the Allentown School District before retiring in 1993.

Gladys B. Smith

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

telephone operator

Gladys B. Smith, 83, formerly of Warren, N.J., died peacefully Aug. 15, 2012, with her loving family by her side.

She was predeceased by her husband James J. Smith in 2007.

She was born in Massachusetts.

She was a telephone operator with Verizon for 25 years.

she was a huge Elvis fan and enjoyed reading, painting and music.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Reynold G. Reinert

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Weisenberg, Lowhill administrator

Reynold G. Reinert, 75, from Fogelsville, died Aug. 17, 2012, in his home.

He and his wife, Grace B. (Kratzer) Reinert, would have celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1.

Born in New Tripoli, he was a son of the late George H. and Luella A. (Snyder) Reinert.

A 1954 graduate of Kutztown High School, he worked at the Kutztown Shoe Co. as a laster from 1954-74.

He worked part-time from 1972-74 for Weisenberg Township as a zoning officer.

In 1975, he became Weisenberg Township administrator and sewerage enforcement officer.

Grace A. Weiss

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

sewing machine operator

Grace A. Weiss, 85, of Germansville, died Aug. 17, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the widow of Allen Weiss.

Born in Treichlers, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Edna (Peters) Clauser.

She was employed as a sewing machine operator for 30 years.

Her survivors include a daughter, Linda Carter at home; sons Larry and wife, Kathryn, and Russell, all of Germansville; sister Mae Kistler of Orefield; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

John E. Lezousky

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from LCCC

John E. Lezousky, 72, of Schnecksville, formerly of Tamaqua, died Aug. 12, 2012, in Bethlehem.

He was the husband of Elizabeth "Betty" (Stegmeier) Lezousky.

Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late John G. and Amelia (Potosky) Lezousky.

He retired after 26 years from Lehigh County Community College.

Upon his retirement, they awarded him the status of "emeritus."

Prior to his employment with LCCC, he was employed by Kraft Foods, Fogelsville, and Reynolds Metals, Chester.

He was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Tamaqua.