Northwestern Press

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Carl E. Seiple

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

taught in Kutztown University English Department

Carl E. Seiple, 61, of Breinigsville, formerly of Swoyersville and Reading, died Sept. 16, 2018, in the University of Pennsylvania Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in York, he was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elizabeth (Bruggeman) Seiple.

He recently retired from Kutztown University where he taught in the English Department.

Colleagues and students appreciated and respected him for his love of literature and his dedication to students and the department.

Geraldine A. Jones

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

attended Bethany United Methodist Church

Geraldine A. Jones, 84, of Allentown, died Sept. 22, 2018, at home.

She was the widow of William R. Jones.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Otto E. and Helen (Reed) Huebner.

One of her first jobs was working at Hess’s department store, Allentown.

In addition to being a homemaker, she cleaned at various businesses including Mack Truck Headquarters for many years.

She attended Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.

She will be remembered for her love of baking and cooking for her family, especially during the holidays.

Helen M. Quier

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker Church

Helen M. Quier, 87, of Allentown, died on Sept. 20, 2018, in her home.

She was the wife of the late Edwin C. Quier.

Born Dec. 28, 1930, in Freemansburg, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Zawadski) Kusmick.

She worked at Food Avenue in Target, South Whitehall, for nine years.

Before that, she was a waitress at the former Village Inn, South Whitehall Township, for 32 years.

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

Jean L. Roth

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan Lutheran Church

Jean L. Roth, 81, of Orefield, died Sept. 11, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Carl K. Roth were married 60 years.

Born May 12, 1937, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Elmer P. and Lillian E. (Ruch) Wehr.

A 1955 graduate of Parkland High School, she was a data entry clerk at Lehigh Valley Hospital, in the research department, for five years before retiring in 1993.

Before that, she was a food service worker in the Parkland High School cafeteria for five years.

Shirley A. Wisser

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Pastorius Home Association

Shirley A. Wisser, 83, of New Tripoli, died Sept. 11, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Thomas F. Wisser were married 61 years.

Born May 8, 1935, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Russell H. and Arlene M.B. (Semmel) Haas.

She was a teller at New Tripoli Bank for 19 years before retiring in 2005.

Before that, she was an executive secretary at the former Freihofer Baking Company, Allentown.

Robert Francis Boehm

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

loved the outdoors and nature

Robert Francis Boehm, 82, of Schnecksville, died peacefully Sept. 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

He was a son of the late Carl and Mildred Boehm.

He and his devoted and loving wife, Janice, just celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary.

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, he had a successful career in the printing industry and enjoyed going to work every day, as much as a round of golf with his buddies.

In his younger years, he honorably served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, stationed in Kodiak, Alaska.

Robert C. Miles

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

special gift to his family

Robert C. Miles, 63, of Newfoundland, died Sept. 14, 2018.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William J. Jr. and Grace A. (Oplinger) Miles.

He was a special gift to four generations of his family.

He taught his family compassion and caring for all those who are different, yet valuable members of the human family.

The family mourns his passing and blesses his life, and will always remember him with love.

Marie L. Weida

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Lutheran member of Heidelberg Church

Marie L. Weida, 99, of New Tripoli, formerly of Slatington, died Sept. 15, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the widow of Clarence W. “Bobo” Weida.

Born June 4, 1919, in Lynnport, she was the daughter of the late Earl D.J. and Meda M. (Hamm) Henry.

She was a farmer, along with her husband, for 40 years in Lehigh County before retiring in 1978.

She was a member of the Lutheran congregation of Heidelberg Union Church, Heidelberg Township.

Wanda Sue Moyer

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

lab analyst at Kraft Foods

Wanda Sue Moyer, 72, of Walnutport, died on Sept. 16, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Joseph R. Moyer Sr. were married 56 years last Sept. 27.

Born Nov. 27, 1945, in Max Meadows, Va., she was the daughter of the late John Clark Davis and Rhiney Elizabeth (Arnold) Davis.

She was a lab analyst at Kraft Foods, formerly in Fogelsville for 22 years before retiring in 2001.

She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Berlinsville, Walnutport.

Ella Mae Feinour-Hemerly

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jacob’s Church

Ella Mae Feinour-Hemerly, 89, of New Tripoli, died on Sept. 5, 2018, in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, N.Y.

She was the wife of the late Robert A. Feinour, who died in 1963, and the late John W. Hemerly Jr., who died in 2009.

Born in Lynn Township, she was a daughter of the late Menno B. and Irene Mae (Klingaman) Snyder.

A graduate of the former Joyce Art School of Cosmetology, Allentown, she was a housewife and worked briefly as a seamstress for the former Fernbrook Fashions, Neffs and Palmerton, until 2000.