John R. Kraynik, 87, of Kempton, died Aug. 30, 2013, in Valley Manor Nursing Center, Coopersburg.
He and his wife Audrey A. (Rothrock) Kraynik were married 60 years last November.
Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late Andrew and Anna (Martinjack) Kraynik.
A 1944 graduate of Whitehall High School, he was captain of the basketball team and a star baseball player.
That same year, he was named Athlete of the Year at Whitehall.
He was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies North Atlantic League, and was assigned to Carbondale.
Barry C. Hamm, 70, of Orefield, died Sept. 2, 2013, at his home.
He and his wife Shirley M. (Smith) Hamm celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last Dec. 8.
Born Oct. 21, 1942, in Palmerton, he was the son of Mildred E. (Campbell) Moyer of Trachsville and the late Willard N. Hamm.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during a peacetime era.
He owned and operated the former Hamm's Orefield Auto Parts and Service Inc., Orefield, for 40 years before retiring in 2004.
Ronald W. "Ronnie" Donat, 74, of Lenhartsville, died Aug. 31, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.
He and his wife Nancy E. ( Kerschner) Donat celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in August.
Born in Schnecksville, he was a son of the late Nevin and Ada (Trexler) Donat.
He was a cryogenic machinery mechanic for Air Products and Chemicals, Trexlertown, for 31 years before retiring in 2003.
He also was a self-employed farmer in Greenwich Township from 1954-82.
He was a member of New Jerusalem Zion UCC, Krumsville.
Kevin R. Wenner, 66, of Orefield, died Aug. 31, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
Born June 13, 1947, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harold R. and Clara (Bogle) Wenner.
He was employed at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for more than 30 years before retiring in 2001.
His survivors include a brother, Harold J. and his wife, Sylvia, of Schnecksville; one niece and three nephews.
A private service and interment will take place at Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Summit Hill.
There will be no calling hours.
Gwyneth T. Eills, 79, of Schnecksville, died July 19, 2013, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.
Born June 5, 1934, in Lagunillas, Venezuela, she was the daughter of the late Desmond and Cecilia Pogson.
A processor at National Packing for 20 years, she retired in 2008.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Her survivors include daughters Shan P. Hoffmann of London, England, Robyn D. MacGloan and her husband, Drew; grandchildren Mary Elizabeth and Aidan of Annapolis, Md.; siblings Gilbert Pogson of Houston, Texas, Clyde H. Pogson of Dallas, Texas, Zilla Harman of Mexico.
Terry H. Shaver, 74, of South Whitehall Township, died Aug. 29, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Doris L. (Nau) Shaver were married more than 56 years.
Born in York, he was the son of the late Herbert W. and Earline R. (Ziegler) Shaver.
Before retiring in 2000, he worked as a tool and dye maker for Lucent Tech. for 44 years.
He was a member of United Church of Christ, Greenawalds, South Whitehall.
Claire E. Fenstermaker, 93, a resident of The Summit at Blue Mountain, Lehighton, formerly of Slatedale, died Aug. 24, 2013, in Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton.
She was the wife of the late Charles L. Fenstermaker.
Born July 22, 1920, in Cementon, she was the daughter of the late Norman C. and Effie A. (Walters) Lindenmuth.
A payroll and office clerk at the former Cross Country Clothes, Egypt, Whitehall Township, for 11 years, she retired in 1952.
She was a member of Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Slatington.
Catherine P. Krause, 86, formerly of Bowers, died Aug. 21, 2013, St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.
She was the widow of Alton Krause.
Born in Fogelsville, she was a daughter of the late Augustus and Bessie Beitler.
Her survivors include children, grandchildren, sisters, nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be offered to the family at kellerfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.
Brian V. Herb, 52, of Germansville, died on Aug. 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Ernest P. and Grace L. (Bennighoff) Herb.
A laborer in the Lehigh Valley for many years, he also was a Harley Davidson enthusiast.
He was of the Lutheran faith.
His survivors include a brother, Blaine E. and wife, Melody ,of New Tripoli; son Matthew Colabella; aunt, Gloria Bittner, of Orefield; niece and nephew Natalie and Brandon Herb.
Brian A Bond, 70, of Kempton, died Aug. 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.
He and his wife Riemke J. (Tigchelaar) Bond celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary in April.
Born in Lynn Township, he was a son of Marian E. (Fetherolf) Bond of Kempton, and the late Nevin A. Bond.
A 1961 graduate of Kutztown Area High School, he was a self-employed farmer in Albany Township, Berks County, for more than 50 years.
He also was the former owner of Bond Tax Preparation Service, Kempton, for 50 years before retiring in 2010.