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Alice Kline

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked with Special Olympics

Alice Kline, 87, formerly of North Whitehall Township, died Dec. 10, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Irvin H. Kline.

Born Nov. 9, 1925, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Alec and Susan (Meashock) Gorsky.

She will be remembered for her tireless work with the Special Olympics and as an advocate for many programs that improved the quality of life for the mentally challenged.

Arthur W. Laudenslager

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's UCC

Arthur W. Lauden-slager, 84, of Breinigs-ville, died on Dec. 10, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife, Jane L. (Lewis) Laudenslager, were married 54 years in January.

Born in Fogelsville, he was a son of the late Elmer and Esther Laudenslager.

He owned Art's Servicenter in Chapmans and, prior to that, in Trexlertown for 55 years before retiring in 1995.

He honorably served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fogelsville, where he served on the consistory.

Mary Ann Havrilla Stocker

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC Greenawalds

Mary Ann Havrilla Stocker, 69, of South Whitehall Township, died Dec. 5, 2012, at home.

She and her husband Bruce A. were married more than 49 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Carson C. and Dorothy M. (Green) Albitz.

Until the store closing, she worked as a sales clerk for H. Leh and Company, Whitehall.

She was a member of United Church of Christ Greenawalds.

James T. Stengel

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from Mack Trucks

James T. Stengel, 78, of Upper Macungie Township, died Dec. 8, 2012.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Shirley Peters Semonis.

He was the husband to Barbara Peste Stengel.

He retired from Mack Trucks and the City of Allentown.

A member of Mercantile Club of Emmaus and Izaak Walton Rod and Gun Club, he died doing what he loved most, hunting.

He played softball for many years for the Patriots ball club.

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.