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Kevin Segan

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

plumber for Mid-Atlantic Renewables

Kevin Segan, 49, of Slatington, died May 1, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born May 30, 1963, in Allentown, May 30, 1963, he was the son of Nancy A. (Farnschlader) Segan of Whitehall and the late Walter Segan.

He was a plumber for Mid-Atlantic Renewables, Berlinsville.

He was Catholic.

Harold W. Geiger

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's Lutheran Church

Harold W. Geiger, 80, of New Tripoli, died on May 3, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Ruth C. (Kutz) Geiger celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary last April 3.

He retired as a material handler and machine operator at Packaging Corp. of America, formerly Commonwealth Container, Trexlertown, for 40 years before retiring in 1998.

He also assisted his family in the operation of their farms in Heidelberg Township.

Mildred I. Wolfe Powell

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Parkland food service worker

Mildred I. Wolfe Powell, 90, of Schnecksville, died April 30, 2013, in Fellowship Terrace, Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late Henry G. Powell and Albert K. Wolfe.

Born Dec. 2, 1922, in Neffs, she was the daughter of the late Samuel J. and Carrie M. (Kohler) Geiger.

She was a food service worker and cook at Parkland High School for 28 years before retiring in 1980.

She also worked at the former Wotring's Restaurant, Schnecksville, for 22 years.

Albert L. Jamison III

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of First Baptist Church

Albert L. Jamison III, 51, of Allentown, died April 28, 2013, in Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, Coopersburg.

Born in Sellersville, he was a son of the late Albert L. and Betty (Sowden) Jamison II.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Allentown.

His survivors include a daughter, Ashley, wife of Zachary Dries of Macungie; son, Ryan Jamison, of Allentown; grandchildren Serenity and Kyra Dries, and many brothers and sisters.

He was predeceased by a son, Robert L.

Hilda E. Steigerwalt

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Friedens UCC

Hilda E. Steigerwalt, 88, of Slatington, died April 30, 2013, in Easton Hospital.

She was the wife of the late Gordon W.W. Steigerwalt.

Born Nov. 20, 1924, in Mahoning Township, Carbon County, she was the daughter of the late Ira E. and Agnes E. (Steigerwalt) Heilman.

She was a sewing machine operator for various textile mills in the Lehigh Valley for 40 years before retiring in 1988.

Keith D. Graver

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

electrical engineer at Nestlé Purina

Keith D. Graver, 56, of Orefield, died May 2, 2013, in Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Audrey T. (Marsteller) Graver celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary June 22, 2012.

Born Sept. 7, 1956, in Allentown, he was the son of Lowell W. Graver of Schnecksville and the late Irene (Ault) Graver.

A professional engineer, he was an electrical engineer and project manager at Nestlé Purina Pet Care, South Whitehall Township, for the last 30 years.

John R. Balliet Jr.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Cedar UCC

John R. Balliet, Jr., 92, formerly of Allentown, died May 3, 2013, in Cornerstone Living, New Tripoli.

He was the husband of Mae G. (Focht) Balliet.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late John R. Sr. and Joyce (Schantz) Balliet.

Before retiring in 1986, he worked more than 38 years as a bus driver for LANTA, where he also was one of the last trolley car operators.

He was a member of Cedar United Church of Christ, Cetronia.

He volunteered at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall, and was a former member of the Fogelsville Fire Company.

Eleanor Warmkessel

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

employed by PennDOT

Eleanor Warmkessel, 61, of Shenandoah, formerly of Allentown, died April 29, 2013, in Schuylkill Medical Center-East, Pottsville.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Virginia (Stufflet) Behm.

She was employed by PennDOT in the photo identification department along Airport Road, Allentown.

Prior to that, she worked for Daytimers in Lower Macungie Township.

Her survivors include brothers Donald, Keith and Jeff Behm.

She was predeceased by a son, Donald.

Sharen A. Muth

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

certified nursing assistant

Sharen A. Muth, 66, of Breinigsville, died on April 28, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Robert S. Muth were married 47 years in March.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Russell Rau.

Her grandmother, the late Rosa M. (Kramer) Rau, helped raise her.

She was a certified nursing assistant for many years in the Lehigh Valley.

She was a member of Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield.

John R. Bell

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

John R. "Bob" Bell, 75, of New Tripoli, died on April 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Ruth Shaufner Bell would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 19.

Born Aug. 13, 1937, in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Robert W. and Ellen M. (Miller) Bell.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during a peacetime era.

An assistant vice president at Meridian Bank (now Wells Fargo), Allentown, he retired in 1995 after 33 years of service.