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Harold William Moyer

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

received Clinton J. Davidsson trophy

Harold William Moyer, 87, of South Whitehall Township, died Dec. 6, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of the late Grace Moyer.

Born in Slatington, he was the son of the late Charles and Lena (Breitenstein) Moyer.

He worked at Bell Laboratories, later AT&T, from which he received the Clinton J. Davidsson trophy for a patent in the area of microelectronics.

He will be remembered for his inventiveness and craftsmanship, especially building his own home, woodworking craftsmanship and clock making.

Dennis M. Frey

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

auto body shop owner

Dennis M. Frey, 61, of Orefield, died Dec. 7, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Janie R. (Dalton) Frey were married more than 43 years.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Bernadine (Jacobs) Miller of Orefield and the late Kenneth Frey.

He was an auto body shop owner who enjoyed street rods.

He was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness Cedar Crest congregation.

Mostly, he enjoyed his grandchildren and dining.

Minnie K. Haas Wolford

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of United Presbyterian Church

Minnie K. Haas Wolford, 82, formerly of Slatington, died Dec. 2, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown, where she resided.

She was the wife of the late Claude O. Wolford and Victor P. Haas.

Born Nov. 22, 1930, in Egypt, Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Fred J. and Gertrude E. (Muthard) Brown.

She was a clothing examiner and trimmer at various textile mills in the Lehigh Valley for many years before retiring.

She was a member of United Presbyterian Church, Slatington.

Richard H. Carls

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

branch manager for Meridian Bank

Richard H. Carls, 78, of Fogels-ville, died Dec. 1, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem.

He and his wife Patricia (Keller) Carls, celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on Oct. 7.

Born in Wescosville, he was the son of the late John and Arlene (Bieber) Carls.

A branch manager for Meridian Bank Corporation for 36 years before retiring, he served at Coopersburg, College Park, South Mountain, and Allentown branches.

After retiring, he returned to banking for several years with East Penn Bank as a loan officer at the Emmaus branch.

Dylan Lee Roth

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

student at Bloomsburg College

Dylan Lee Roth, 20, died Dec. 3, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family, Mom, Dad, Taylor and Cali, the family pet.

Born Nov. 9, 1992, in Allentown, he was a son of Terry Lee Roth and Lisa Ann (Larish) Roth of Germansville.

He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown.

An accomplished student at Northwestern Lehigh High School, he actively played basketball for four years and surrounded himself with teammates and friends who enjoyed his enthusiasm and compassion.

Alfonz Szoldatits

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from Mack Trucks

Alfonz Szoldatits, 82, of Allentown, died Dec. 1, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife Catherine (McCabe) Szoldatits celebrated their 53rd anniversary on May 9.

Born in Szentpeterfa, Hungary, he was the son of the late Ferenc and Maria Szoldatits.

He served in the Hungarian Army then immigrated to the United States and became an American citizen in 1964.

He worked at various companies in the skilled trades before retiring from Mack Trucks in 1987 after 22 years of service.

Joan Nahrgang

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

home economics teacher

Joan Nahrgang, 85, of Schnecksville, died Dec. 3, 2012, in Country Meadows of Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Charles A. Nahrgang Jr.

Born March 12, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Haskell) Carnes.

A graduate of Drexel University, Philadelphia, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in home economics.

She was a home economics teacher in the East Penn School District for 10 years before retiring in 1992.

She was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Trexlertown.

Jeffrey K. Muth

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Lehigh Valley Post Office

Jeffrey K. Muth of Schnecks-ville lost his battle with cancer Nov. 30, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Lois A. (Fenstermaker) Muth of Whitehall and the late James K. Muth.

He retired from the U.S. Army after serving 20 years.

He worked for the Lehigh Valley Post Office for more than 10 years and enjoyed bowling at the Rose Bowl, Allentown.

An umpire with many Lehigh Valley leagues, he was an avid Eagles and Phillies fan.

Grace E. Rauch

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jacob's Church

Grace E. Rauch, 85, of New Tripoli, died Nov. 25, 2012, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice Unit, Allentown.

She was the widow of Herman L. Rauch.

Born in New Tripoli, she was a daughter of the late James and Emma (Sittler) Weaver.

A nurse's aide at Hamburg State School, she was a member of Jacob's Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township.

Hazel M. Wehr Kidd

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's UCC

Hazel M. Wehr Kidd, 91, of Slatington, died on Nov. 27, 2012, in Liza's House, Danielsville.

She was the wife of the late Frederick W. Kidd and Walter W. Wehr.

Born Sept. 28, 1921, in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Granville F. and Annie M. (Mayer) Flick.

She faithfully and honorably served her country in the U.S. Army during World War II with a WAC Detachment at Camp Shanks, N.Y.

She was a bookkeeper for the former Holiday Fashions, Slatedale, for 16 years before retiring in 1981.