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Mike Milinichik

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

veteran of Korean War

Mike Milinichik, 79, of New Tripoli, formerly of Bristol, died Sept. 15, 2013, in Allentown.

He was the husband of Patricia A. (Fuller) Milinichik.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the U.S. Air Force.

His memorial service will be 10 a.m. Sept. 19, in Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, 1151 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Salisbury Township.

A calling period will begin 9 a.m. Interment with honors will be in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, Bucks County.

Joel E. Guthrie

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

independent NDE/NDT inspector

Joel E. Guthrie, 66, of South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 14, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Kathleen S. (Stoy) Guthrie were married more than 44 years.

Born in Waynesburg, Greene County, he was the son of the late Kenneth J. and Wilma S. (Spitznogle) Guthrie.

He graduated from Waynesburg High School in 1964 and attended two years at Waynesburg College.

An independent NDE/NDT inspector, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served on the USS Canopus and spending 18 months overseas during his three-year enlistment.

Roy F. Walls Jr.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

driver for Batesville Casket Co.

Roy F. Walls Jr., 68, of New Tripoli, died Sept. 7, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

He was a driver for Batesville Casket Co., New Smithville, for eight years.

He honorably and faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. His service at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, will be private.

Condolences may be offered to the family at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.

Earl H. Dietrich

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Masonic Lodge 0326

Earl H. Dietrich, 82, of Wescosville, died Sept. 3, 2013.

Born Nov. 25, 1930, in Kutztown, he was a son of Harvey and Edna Dietrich.

He and his wife Linda married on that date in 1989.

A Mack Trucks retiree, he later supported and worked alongside his wife in her catering business for 17 years.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge 0326, Trexlertown.

He had a passion for fishing with his close friend, Don, but was at his happiest when spending time with his wife.

Thelma F. Meckes

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

charter member of U.L. Lioness Club

Thelma F. Meckes, 93, of Saint James City, Fla., formerly of Laurys Station, died Sept. 8, 2013, in The Rehab Center of Cape Coral, Cape Coral, Fla.

She was the wife of the late Norman D. Meckes.

Born in Laurys Station, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Florence (Brown) Peters.

She worked in many capacities for the former Paris Neckwear Inc., Walnutport, for 16 years before retiring in 1964.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Laurys Station.

Mae V. Dorney

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's Lutheran Church

Mae V. Dorney, 89, from Brei-nigsville, formerly of Fogelsville, died Sept. 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

She was the widow of George F. Dorney, to whom she would have been married 67 years on Sept. 14.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Heiser) Layton.

She was a waitress and hostess at the former Village Inn, South Whitehall, for 23 years and also helped with the family's lawn service business.

Henry L. Stampfel

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Stroh Brewery

Henry L. Stampfel, 90, of Allentown, formerly of Seaford, N.Y, died Sept. 5, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit.

He and his wife Joan M. (Stears) Stampfel celebrated their 65th anniversary in June.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late Louis and Sophie (Stampfl) Stampfel.

He worked for the Schlitz and Schaefer Brewery, Brooklyn, N.Y. in packaging, then continued working for the Schaefer and Stroh Brewery, Fogelsville.

A radio mechanic during World War II, he honorably and proudly served his country in the Army Air Force.

Gisela Herrmann

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Holy Family Manor

Gisela Herrmann, 76, of Allentown, died Sept. 4, 2013, at home with her family by her side.

She and her husband Hans P. Herrmann celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary May 30.

Born in Unteradling, Hungary, she was a daughter of the late Johan and Maria (Schanta) Kovacs.

She worked at Holy Family Manor for 10 years before retiring in 2002.

Prior to that, she was a seamstress for the former Schneider Manufacturing, Allentown, for 40 years.

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Allentown.

Helen Virginia Spaide

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

guidance and career teacher

Helen Virginia "Ginny" Spaide, 46, from Germansville, died Sept. 6, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Daniel S. Spaide celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary last Dec. 17.

Born Aug. 21, 1967, in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter of Kenneth R. and Grace M. (Bittenbender) Snover of Hazleton.

She was a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English and secondary education, and a Master's degree in guidance from Kutztown University.