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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Dorothy D. Gerencher, 91, Seamstress at Former Silk Mill [Obituary]

Dorothy D. Gerencher, 91, Seamstress at Former Silk Mill [Obituary]

Dorothy D. Gerencher, 91, of Hellertown, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at her residence.
Carey A. Gretzinger, 70, Vietnam Veteran, American Legion Member [Obituary]

Carey A. Gretzinger, 70, Vietnam Veteran, American Legion Member [Obituary]

Carey A. Gretzinger, 70, of Hellertown, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Quakertown Center.
Eleanor S. Lewis, 85, Cathedral Church of the Nativity Member [Obituary]

Eleanor S. Lewis, 85, Cathedral Church of the Nativity Member [Obituary]

Eleanor S. Lewis, 85, of South Whitehall Township, formerly of Washington D.C., died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Luther Crest, South Whitehall Township.
Iva Arleyne Knappenberger, 96, Hellertown Assembly of God Member [Obituary]

Iva Arleyne Knappenberger, 96, Hellertown Assembly of God Member [Obituary]

Iva Arleyne Knappenberger, 96, of Upper Nazareth Township, formerly of Hellertown, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township.
Stewart W. Yeakel Jr., 57, Production Manager at Surefit [Obituary]

Stewart W. Yeakel Jr., 57, Production Manager at Surefit [Obituary]

Stewart W. Yeakel Jr., 57, of Hellertown, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at St. Luke's University Hospital, Fountain Hill.
Bernadine E. (Yastrop) Hock, 79, Worked in Food Services [Obituary]

Bernadine E. (Yastrop) Hock, 79, Worked in Food Services [Obituary]

Bernadine E. (Yastrop) Hock, 79, of Lower Saucon Township, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at VNA Hospice House of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Township.
Frank J. Wilk Sr., 88, WWII Veteran, Coke Works Foreman [Obituary]

Frank J. Wilk Sr., 88, WWII Veteran, Coke Works Foreman [Obituary]

Frank J. Wilk Sr., 88, of Hellertown died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem.
Mary Lou Wimmer, 91, Worked at Roller-Smith Co. [Obituary]

Mary Lou Wimmer, 91, Worked at Roller-Smith Co. [Obituary]

Mary Lou Wimmer, 91, of Hellertown, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown.
Ann Marie Jones, 65, Loving Mom, Excellent Seamstress [Obituary]

Ann Marie Jones, 65, Loving Mom, Excellent Seamstress [Obituary]

Ann Marie Jones, 65, of Lower Saucon Township, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at her residence with her daughter by her side.
James H. Martin, 82, Korean War Veteran, Former Contractor [Obituary]

James H. Martin, 82, Korean War Veteran, Former Contractor [Obituary]

James H. Martin, 82, of Hellertown died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at his residence.
Carel N. Heil, 86, Retired Social Worker, First UCC Member [Obituary]

Carel N. Heil, 86, Retired Social Worker, First UCC Member [Obituary]

Carel N. Heil, 86, of Hellertown, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at St. Luke's University Hospital, Anderson Campus, Bethlehem Township.
James J. Placotaris, 79, Owned the Former Plaky's Bakery [Obituary]

James J. Placotaris, 79, Owned the Former Plaky's Bakery [Obituary]

James J. Placotaris, 79, of Hellertown, and formerly of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Jan. 4, 2014. He was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic
Frank T. Johnson, 58, Former Sanitation Worker [Obituary]

Frank T. Johnson, 58, Former Sanitation Worker [Obituary]

Frank T. Johnson, 58, of Lower Saucon Township, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at ManorCare Health Services II, Bethlehem.
Patrick M. Armatruda, 97, Worked at Steel, Enjoyed Gardening [Obituary]

Patrick M. Armatruda, 97, Worked at Steel, Enjoyed Gardening [Obituary]

Patrick P. Armatruda, 97, of Williams Township, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at Blough Health Care Center, Bethlehem.
Robert J. Takach, 88, WWII Veteran, Arbor Fence Co. Founder [Obituary]

Robert J. Takach, 88, WWII Veteran, Arbor Fence Co. Founder [Obituary]

Robert J. Takach, 88, of Bethlehem, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at St. Luke's University Hospital, Fountain Hill.
Allen H. Diehl, 88, Former Faith UCC Sexton [Obituary]

Allen H. Diehl, 88, Former Faith UCC Sexton [Obituary]

Allen H. Diehl, 88, of Coopersburg, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township.
Leslie C. Keiser, 70, Devoted Life to U.S. Military [Obituary]

Leslie C. Keiser, 70, Devoted Life to U.S. Military [Obituary]

Leslie C. Keiser, 70, of Hellertown, formerly of Quakertown, died Dec. 19, 2013 at his home.
Anna P. Sarson, 100, Worked at Just Born [Obituary]

Anna P. Sarson, 100, Worked at Just Born [Obituary]

Anna P. Sarson, 100, of Fountain Hill, formerly of Spring Street, Bethlehem, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at Cedarbrook, Fountain Hill.
Kay A. Campanella, 54, Bethlehem Walmart Greeter [Obituary]

Kay A. Campanella, 54, Bethlehem Walmart Greeter [Obituary]

Kay A. Campanella, 54, of Bethlehem Township died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at her home.
Nancy A. Mowrey, 78, Teller at Former Meridian Bank [Obituary]

Nancy A. Mowrey, 78, Teller at Former Meridian Bank [Obituary]

Nancy A. Mowrey, 78, of Lower Saucon Township died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.