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Joan Nahrgang

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

home economics teacher

Joan Nahrgang, 85, of Schnecksville, died Dec. 3, 2012, in Country Meadows of Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Charles A. Nahrgang Jr.

Born March 12, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Haskell) Carnes.

A graduate of Drexel University, Philadelphia, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in home economics.

She was a home economics teacher in the East Penn School District for 10 years before retiring in 1992.

She was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Trexlertown.

Jeffrey K. Muth

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Lehigh Valley Post Office

Jeffrey K. Muth of Schnecks-ville lost his battle with cancer Nov. 30, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Lois A. (Fenstermaker) Muth of Whitehall and the late James K. Muth.

He retired from the U.S. Army after serving 20 years.

He worked for the Lehigh Valley Post Office for more than 10 years and enjoyed bowling at the Rose Bowl, Allentown.

An umpire with many Lehigh Valley leagues, he was an avid Eagles and Phillies fan.

Grace E. Rauch

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jacob's Church

Grace E. Rauch, 85, of New Tripoli, died Nov. 25, 2012, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice Unit, Allentown.

She was the widow of Herman L. Rauch.

Born in New Tripoli, she was a daughter of the late James and Emma (Sittler) Weaver.

A nurse's aide at Hamburg State School, she was a member of Jacob's Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township.

Hazel M. Wehr Kidd

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's UCC

Hazel M. Wehr Kidd, 91, of Slatington, died on Nov. 27, 2012, in Liza's House, Danielsville.

She was the wife of the late Frederick W. Kidd and Walter W. Wehr.

Born Sept. 28, 1921, in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Granville F. and Annie M. (Mayer) Flick.

She faithfully and honorably served her country in the U.S. Army during World War II with a WAC Detachment at Camp Shanks, N.Y.

She was a bookkeeper for the former Holiday Fashions, Slatedale, for 16 years before retiring in 1981.

Henry J. Duda

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

maintenance mechanic at Stroh Brewery

Henry J. Duda, 70, from Breinigsville, died Nov. 22, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Teresa A. (Michalek) Duda were married 41 years in August.

Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Rudolph and Marie (Kotas) Duda.

He was a maintenance mechanic at Stroh Brewery for 27 years.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Monica Duda Esq. of New York City, N.Y.; son, Lt. Col. Roger Duda M.D. in Washington, D.C.; and sister Halina Dzidek in Poland.

Ethan A. Bond

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

active in his community

Ethan A. "Iggy" Bond, 89, died Nov. 22, 2012, in his Kempton home.

He was predeceased by his wife Lenore M. ( Fister) Bond in 2009.

Born in Kempton, he was a son of the late Wert A. and Lila A. (Lutz) Bond.

A 1941 graduate of Slatington High School, he was a rural mail carrier for the Kempton Post Office for 25 years before retiring in 1988.

Prior to that, he worked with his father in the family business in Kempton as a blacksmith and welder.

He was a veteran of World War II, having honorably served in the U.S. Navy.

Ralph C. Reinhart Sr.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

truck driver for Windsor Paving Co.

Ralph C. Reinhart Sr., 80, formerly of Kempton, died Nov. 25, 2012, in Cornerstone Living Center, Weisenberg Township.

He was the husband of Eva (Michak) Reinhart, who died in 2002.

Born in Albany Township, he was a son of the late Oswell T. and Carrie M. (Riegel) Reinhart.

He was last employed as a truck driver for Windsor Paving Co., Birdsboro, before retiring in 2001.

He was a member of New Bethel Church, Kempton.

Anastasia A. Bruni

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Assumption BVM Church

Anastasia A. Bruni, 86, formerly of Schnecksville, died Nov. 24, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late David J. Bruni Sr.

Born March 15, 1926, in Mahanoy City, she was the daughter of the late Mat and Marcele (Margeliute) Labutis.

She was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Slatington.

Her survivors include a son David J. Jr. and his wife, Barbara, of Allentown; grandson Michael D. and his wife, Victoria, of Whitehall; and great-grandson Gavin.

Janet M. Costello

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union UCC, Neffs

Janet M. Costello, 64, of Schnecksville, died on Nov. 21, 2012, in the home of her son, Todd D. Costello of Schnecksville.

She was the wife of the late Daniel J. Costello.

Born Jan. 31, 1948, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Elvin A. and LaRue H. (Kern) Wotring.

A graduate of Allentown Beauty School, she formerly owned and operated a beauty shop in Schnecksville.

She later worked as a nursing assistant at Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Allentown, before retiring.

Harold L. Hartman

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

performed with Ken Clauser group

Harold L."Harvey" Hartman, 60, of Boyertown, died Oct. 12, 2012, in Reading Hospital with his family by his side.

He was a patient there since Oct. 6.

He and his wife Cindy R. (Hartline) Hartman were married 37 years Oct. 11.

He was the father of Andrea R. wife of Jeff A. Cronin, of Phoenixville.

He was born in West Reading Oct. 15, 1951, the son of the late Lloyd C. and Pauline (Koch) Hartman.