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Shirley A. Sandt

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Lehigh Valley Hospital

Shirley A. Sandt, 61, of Allentown, died Oct. 31, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the widow of Milton R. "Bob" Sandt Jr

Born in Wilson Borough, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Helen A. (Butkus) Gibbs.

She worked for Lehigh Valley Hospital for 38 years, most recently at the Salisbury Township location as a scheduler in the Breast Health Department.

Robin L. Lazarus

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended Apape Faith Ministries

Robin L. Lazarus, 58, formerly of Coplay, died Nov. 10, 2012, in Emeritus care facility, Allentown.

Born Aug. 7, 1954, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Emmett B. Sr. and Pearl I. (Crouthamel) Lazarus.

She attended Apape Faith Ministries, Coplay.

Her survivors include a sister, Sharon K. Hilbert, of Allentown; brother, Emmett B. of Blandon; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville.

Edward C. Hilt

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Grouse Hall

Edward C. Hilt, 60, of Slatington, died Nov. 2, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edward F. and Stephanie (Yastrop) Hilt.

He and his wife Elaine M. (Torick) Hilt were married 26 years.

He attended St. John's UCC, Fullerton, and was an avid fisherman and member of Grouse Hall.

A 1970 graduate of Whitehall High School, he was a member of District Council 21 Painters and Allied Trades Union Local 1269, working most of his career for Duggan and Marcon.

Ruth E. Bleiler

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC congregation of St. Peter's

Ruth E. Bleiler, 92, from New Tripoli, died Nov. 11, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Alfred C. Bleiler.

Born April 12, 1920, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late George J. and Adah J. (Bachman) Bausch.

She graduated from Slatington High School, and later from Cedar Crest College.

A home economics teacher at Slatington High School, she later was a substitute teacher at Northwestern High School, New Tripoli.

Robert J. Nagle

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher at Oley Valley High School

Robert J. Nagle, 77, of Alsace Township, died Oct. 29, 2012, in Reading Hospital and Medical Center with his wife of 54 years, Doris, by his side.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Lemoine and Ruth (Bittner) Nagle.

A teacher and coach at Oley Valley High School from 1957-63, he also worked for the state Department of Health, Greyhound Food Management Inc. and ARA Services.

Robert H. Rohr

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

employed by Appleby Systems

Robert H. Rohr, 62, of Catasauqua, died Nov. 10, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

He and his wife Linda S. (Horn) Rohr celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last Aug. 26.

Born April 26, 1950, in Egypt, Whitehall Township, he was the son of Arlene C. (Crouthamel) Rohr of Orefield and the late Henry T. Rohr.

He was employed by Appleby Systems, Whitehall, for the last three years before retiring in April.

Prior to that, he worked for Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery and Mack Trucks Inc.

Alice Laura French

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

secretary in Parkland schools

Alice Laura French, 91, formerly of Mill Road, Schnecksville, died peacefully, Nov. 8, 2012, at Frederick Living, Montgomery County.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Lyndon and Jean Ury (Trimmer) Turner.

A 1938 graduate of Wyoming Seminary, she worked at the Wide Awake Book Shop, Kingston, for many years.

After moving to Schnecksville, a place she called home for 51 years, she was a secretary in the Schnecksville and Ironton elementary schools in the Parkland School District.

Freddie C. Schuler

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Parkland school bus driver

Freddie C. Schuler, 85, of Schnecksville, died Nov. 4, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Edna M. (DeLong) Schuler and Eleanor S. (Strauss) Schuler.

Born June 17, 1927, in Longswamp, Berks County, he was the son of the late James and Margaret (Horn) Schuler.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He worked in sales and distribution for the former ARA Vending Co. of the Lehigh Valley for 20 years before retiring in 1987.

Forrest L. Wessner

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worker for former Stroh Brewery

Forrest L. "Whiskey" Wessner, 77, of Kempton, died Nov. 4, 2012, in Laurel Center, Hamburg, Berks County.

He and his wife Irene M. (Bailey) Wessner celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in September.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Perma G.M. (Heintzelman) Wehr-Christman.

He was raised by his grandmother, the late Annie Heintzelman.

He was a brewery worker for the former Stroh Brewery, Foglesville, for 26 years, before retiring in 1997.

He was a member of Jacob's Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township.

Jerome J. Tyson

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Jerome J. "J.J." Tyson, 38, of New Tripoli, died suddenly Nov. 3, 2012, shortly after admission to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, where he was taken after a work accident in Lehigh County.

He and his wife, Melissa M. (Baus) Tyson, were married May 2, 1998.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Randall A. Tyson of Ringtown, Schuylkill County, and Eileen K. Reiss of Whitehall.

A Lutheran, he attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mertztown.

He was the owner and operator of J.T.'s Home Maintenance & Remodeling, New Tripoli for more than six years.