Northwestern Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Donald W. Davis

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

owner of StorCon Systems

Lt. Col. Retired Donald W. Davis, 73, of Fogelsville, died June 19, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus, surrounded by his loving family.

He and his wife, Constance “Connie” (Gartner) Davis, the light of his life, would have been married for 44 years the following week.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Edwin H. and Emily W. (Schaefer).

A graduate of Lehigh University, he received his Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1966 and his MBA in 1973.

He was the president and owner of StorCon Systems from 1986 until the present.

Ann J. Egan

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

supported Animals in Distress

Ann J. Egan, 71, of North Whitehall Township, died peacefully on June 12, 2018.

She is survived by her husband Eric Neubauer, her son Russell Egan, two grandchildren; and her sister Pat Olsen.

There will be no public viewing or services.

Contributions may be made in her name to her favorite charity, Animals in Distress, 5075 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg, PA 18036. or at animalsindistresspa.org.

Visit her Book of Memories at falkfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements made by Falk Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., Hellertown.

Olive C. Rabert Joyce R. Grosso

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member Living Stone Fellowship

Olive C. Rabert, 94, of New Tripoli, died Feb. 9, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz.

She was the widow of George H. Rabert.

Born in Albany Township, she was the daughter of George H. and Amanda (Heinly) Deysher.

A member of The Healing Place at Living Stone Fellowship, New Tripoli, she was also a member of Daughters of America Blue Ridge Trail Council No. 179.

Her survivors include grandchildren Michele and Garth Grosso; great-grandchildren Nick and Max; sister Candace Owens of Kutztown; nieces and nephews.

Laura M. Grube

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Faith Church

Laura M. Grube, 90, of Orefield, died June 15, 2018, at home.

She was the widow of Herbert H. Grube.

Born in Lanark, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Mary (Mease) Reichard.

A sewing machine operator in the Lehigh Valley for many years, she loved sewing, cooking, bowling and baseball.

She was a member of Faith Church, Allentown.

Anna M. Ely

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

AT&T operator

Anna M. Ely, 95, of Glen Mills, Delaware County, formerly of Bricktown, N.J., died June 11, 2018, in Rose Court Continuing Care, Maris Grove, Glen Mills.

She was the wife of the late Albert B. Ely.

Born Aug. 14, 1922, on Long Island, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Francis A. and Henrietta (Klug) McCauley.

She was a long distance telephone operator for AT&T, New York City, N.Y. for three years before retiring in 1944.

She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, Glen Mills.

Robert R. Shick Sr.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

volunteer for area fire companies

Robert R. Shick Sr., 69, of New Tripoli, died June 13, 2018, in his home.

He and his wife Jan E. (Fetherolf) Shick celebrated 28 years of marriage in September 2017.

Born in Bucks County, he was the son of the late Raymond and Miriam (George) Shick.

A 1968 graduate of Quakertown High School, he was formerly a truck driver, roofer, clerk at Weis Markets, Schnecksville, and most recently, he worked for KRE Security, Hamburg.

He was an avid volunteer for the Lynnport, New Tripoli and Kempton fire companies, as well as, the Lehigh County Fire Police Association.

Allen M.M. George Jr.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

president of Ironton Telephone Co.

Allen M.M. “Sonny” George, Jr., 77, of North Whitehall Township, died June 13, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born May 27, 1941, in Ballietsville, he was the son of the late Allen M.M. and Ethel M. (Schneck) George.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.

President and co-owner of the Ironton Telephone Co., he was a lifelong gentleman farmer.

During his youth, he was an active 4-H member.

Over the last few weeks, he planted 200 acres of crops.

Joseph M. Keglovitz

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

accountant at Air Products

Joseph M. Keglovitz, 82, of Allentown, South Whitehall Township, died by his loving family in Whitehall June 15, 2018.

He was the husband of Louise M. (Deutsch) Keglovitz since Oct. 8, 1960.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Schlederer) Keglovitz.

He was employed as an accountant by the Air Products Corp., Allentown, for over 41 years, retiring in 2000.

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

Llewellyn P. Hottenstein

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from Spirax Sarco Inc.

Llewellyn P. “Yon” Hottenstein, 88, of Allentown, died June 13, 2018.

He was the husband of the late Jane E. (Holschwander) Hottenstein.

Born May 6, 1930, in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Llewellyn L. and Verna (Dorney) Hottenstein.

He was employed at Spirax Sarco Inc. formerly in Allentown for 27 years before retiring in 1996.

An avid fisherman, he also enjoyed playing cards.

Douglas C. Rassler

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Eagle Contracting

Douglas C. Rassler, 59, of New Tripoli, died June 11, 2018, in his home.

He and his wife Gail E. (Zimmerman) Rassler were married 24 years last Oct. 23.

Born June 23, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minn., was the son of Carol A. (Stafford) Rassler and the late Lawrence C. Rassler.

He owned and operated Eagle Contracting LLC, New Tripoli, for the last 35 years.

Aside from managing his business, he enjoyed boating on Chesapeake Bay and spending time with friends.