Northwestern Press

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Joan Fallon

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker Church

Joan Fallon, 83, of Luther Crest Community, South Whitehall, formerly of Philadelphia, died March 7, 2013, in Luther Crest Health Center.

She was the wife of the late George A. Falllon Jr.

Born June 13, 1929, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Louis F. and Dorothy C. (Hoffman) Vogt.

She was a computer programmer for the Naval Air Development Center, Warminster, for 28 years before retiring.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield, where she formerly sang with the choir and was a member of the Women's Guild.

Lloyd Confer

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club member

Lloyd Confer, 68, of Kutztown, died March 6, 2013, in the Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

He and his wife Linda S. (Hartman) Confer celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary last May.

Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Warren H. and Miriam G. (Haas) Confer.

He worked part time for the Parkland School District for seven years until retiring in June 2010.

He previously, worked for the former Schaffer Brewery for 27 years and before that Atlas Mineral Company for 10 years.

He was a member of the Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club.

Stanley Borascius

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Copeechan Fish and Game

Stanley Borascius, 49, of Schnecksville, died March 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born Sept. 15, 1963, in Coaldale, he was the son of Stanley F. Jr. and Ester J. (Hafer) Borascius.

A member of the IBEW Union Local 375, he worked for Orlando Diefenderfer Electrical, Allentown, for the last 15 years.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

Arlene C. Rohr

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC, Neffs

Arlene C. Rohr, 97, of Orefield, died March 3, 2013, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Henry T. Rohr.

Born March 18, 1915, in Egypt, Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Carrie (George) Crouthamel.

She was a food service worker in the cafeteria at Schnecksville Elementary School for 18 years before retiring.

Prior to that, she was a sewing machine operator for several textile mills.

She was a member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs.

Robert Denby McKenney owned Stines Corner Country Store

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert Denby McKenney, 91, husband, father, soldier and friend from Stines Corner, died March 8, 2013, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

He was the husband of Georgia K. (Cicero) McKenney of New Tripoli and the late Aileen (Dolan) McKenney.

Born in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late James S. and Zelecia (Denby) McKenney.

He moved to Germantown, at an early age.

Hard times and the Depression led to service in the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Ralph L. Handwerk

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union Lutheran Church

Ralph L. Handwerk, 94, of Orefield, died March 9, 2013, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Hermi (Wannamaker) Handwerk.

Born in Schnecksville, he was a son of the late Homer and Ellen (Miller) Handwerk.

The largest potato farmer in Lehigh County, he was very involved with the Schnecksville Grange.

Very active in the Carnival Glass Club, he was an avid collector.

He was a member of Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, Schnecksville.

Mark David Weber

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

owned former Landcare Systems

Mark David Weber, 54, of Allentown, died March 6, 2013, in Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia.

He and his wife Patricia A. (Heard) Weber celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary on Oct. 8, 2012.

Born Sept. 16, 1958, in Allentown, he was the son of Otto F. and Margaret M. (Minarovic) Weber, with whom he resided.

He owned and operated the former Landcare Systems, prior to becoming ill.

Before that, he worked for Hershey Creamery and Jaindl Farms Inc.

Having a love of the outdoors, he was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Tammy L. Giambruno

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Spanish teacher

Tammy L. Giambruno, 51, of Bethlehem, died on March 6, 2013, in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia.

She and her husband Anthony Giambruno were married 27 years last September.

Born in Mt. Clemens, Mich., she was the daughter of Kenneth W. Blankenship of Friends-ville, Tenn., and Nordine J. (Lanza) Postiglione of Hellertown.

She was a Spanish teacher in Delaware and Pennsylvania for many years and taught English as a Second Language adult classes in Allentown.

She was of the Catholic faith.

David Mueller

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

LCCC nursing student

David Mueller, 31, of Schnecks-ville, died Feb. 27, 2013, in The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Born Feb. 25, 1982, in Allentown, he was the son of James P. and Susan E. (Fennell) Mueller, with whom he resided.

An insurance agent at Geico, Whitehall, he was attending Lehigh Carbon Community College working toward a nursing degree.

A graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 2000, he was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.