Frances E. Clare, 83, of New Tripoli, formerly of Bethlehem, died June 13, 2019, in her home.
She and her husband, David G. Clare, celebrated 63 years of marriage in April.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Arthur T. and Lillie (Newhard) Lucas.
A 1954 graduate of Liberty High School, Bethlehem, she was a housewife, as well as, a hard worker on the family dairy farm.
She was a member of the Pennsylvania Farm Association and the Lynnport Fire Company.
During the early 1970s, she was a Cub Scout Den Mother in Bethlehem.
Albert Karom Jr., 88, of Orefield, died June 13, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He was the husband of the late Christine R. (Werley) Karom.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Albert and Fannie Karom.
A farmer in the area since 1958, he liked to garden and do woodworking, and he also enjoyed going to auctions.
Olga M. Fields, 95, died June 11, 2019, in Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coopersburg.
She was the wife of the late Allen G. Fields.
Born in Lorain, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Uveges) Kish.
Her survivors include son Allen G. Fields and his wife, Linda, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Schnecksville; grandchildren Kimberly Niedbalski of Avon Lake, Ohio, Bradley Butler of Bay Village, Ohio, Elizabeth Bohn of Harleysville, Alison Fields of Norman, Okla.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Anita C. Huenecke, 71 years, of Fogelsville, died May 31, 2019.She was the wife of Ronald Laudenslager and the late Mark H. Huenecke.
Anita, known as Dolly, and Mark were married 41 years.
Born in Alexandria, Va. she was a daughter of John and Hope (Millard) Thomas.
She worked for her family’s Mighty Auto Parts dealership, and later sold Barna Log Homes.
Being a career school bus driver in Virginia and for the East Penn School District in Pennsylvania made her the happiest.
Jean Ramey Prevatte, 75, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., previously from Fogelsville, died on April 23, 2019.
Born July 14, 1943, in East Orange, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Daisy Richardson and Edwin Ramey.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Donald Prevatte, of Mount Pleasant; her children Susan Fong of Charlotte, N.C., and Chad Prevatte of Arvada, Colo.; and five grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Leigh Anne Prevatte.
Marian Eliza Bond, 96, a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and longtime resident of Kempton, died May 29, 2019, in Country Meadows, Wyomissing.
She was the widow of Nevin Alfred Bond, who predeceased her on May 24, 1980.
Born Sept. 4, 1922, on the family farm in Jacksonville, she was the daughter and first born of five children of the late Edwin H. and Annie G. (Krick) Fetherolf.
Paul M. Tisdale, 56, of Germansville, died May 29, 2019, in his home with his family at his side.
He was the son of Beverly and the late John R. Tisdale, and the late Elizabeth Tisdale and Warren Place.
A 1980 graduate of Whitehall High School and a 1982 graduate of Williamsport Area Community College, now the Pennsylvania College of Technology, he was a general contractor and skilled carpenter who founded his own company Tools of the Trade in 1995.
Many households across the Lehigh Valley appreciate the results of his handiwork.
Robert N. George, 72, of Wichita Falls, Texas, died May 29, 2019, at home.
He and his wife Janice (Beal) George were married 49 years last November.
Born in Lynn Township, he was a son of the late Maurice and Lillie Mae (Merkel) George.
Formerly of Fogelsville, he was a 1964 Parkland High School graduate.
A career Air Force noncommissioned officer, serving during the Vietnam era, he retired in 1987 after 23 years of service.
He met his wife, who was from Bay St. Louis, Miss., while he was stationed at Keesler Air Force Base.
Ann Carol Mascornick, 70, of Allentown, died May 24, 2019, in her home.
She was the wife of the late Timothy G. Mascornick.
Born Dec. 19, 1948, in Wellingboro, England, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Gertrude (O’Neill) Connaughton.
She was a dental assistant for Dr. John Schevets, formerly of Emmaus, for 31 years before retiring in 1998.
She was a former member of Big Sisters.
Carl M. Herman, 79, of New Tripoli, died May 26, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife, Donna E. (Hermany) Herman, celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary in September 2018.
Born in New Tripoli, he was a son of the late Martin and Mabel (Hartman) Herman.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army from 1961-64, and he also served in the National Guard.
A truck driver from 1964-82, and a truck mechanic for the former Schumakers Sales and Service in Kutztown, and Laidlaw in Macungie, from 1982 until he retired in 2002.