December 12, 2015
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August 06, 2015
Eric Lorene Witman, 67, of Macungie died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in the
Inpatient Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of June M. (Knadler) Witman. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Lorene P. and Nancy C. (Miller) Witman.
Eric was a member of the Lutheran congregation of Huff's Union Church, Alburtis. He attended Brandywine Heights High School, Topton. Eric was employed as a laborer for Yeager Wood Products, Inc., East Greenville, for 38 years. He enjoyed playing softball, hunting and collecting baseball cards. He was also very passionate about ...
July 29, 2015
Donna M. Sullivan, 51, of Red Hill, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2015 at
St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was a daughter of the late Marie T. (Rash) and Francis J. Sullivan, Jr.
Donna was a 1982 graduate of St. Hubert's High School and after graduation worked as an Administrative Assistant at The Equitable Insurance Company in Philadelphia until 1992.
She enjoyed watching Disney Movies and Classic Cars.
Surviving is her sister, Diana, wife of Jim Zagiel of Pennsburg; four nieces, Jyssica, Samantha, Erica, and Angela; a great-niece, Bethany; two aunts, Dolores ...
July 28, 2015
Douglas S. Stephenson Sr., 57, formerly of Red Hill Pa, passed away June
19th, in the loving arms of his wife, Luanne. Doug and Luanne were residing in Angier North Carolina at the time of his passing. They were married for 37 ½ years.
He was preceded in death by his mother Gertrude and his father George Stephenson also of the UPV area. He leaves behind a daughter, Jenny and her husband John Proetto of Brookhaven Pa. He had a son Douglas Jr. also of Angier Pa, Doug's grandson and best Buddy, Austin, as well as Austin's sister Kassidy and their Mother, Samantha of NC.
Doug fought a hard 3 year battle against cancer with the help of the UNC Cancer Center. He surprised ...
July 28, 2015
Harry Charles Wood, II, 70, husband of Linda L. (McCreary) Wood, of
Pennsburg, passed away at home on Saturday, July 25, 2015. He and his wife would have been married 35 years this November.
Born in Quakertown, he was a son of the late David E. and Dorothy (Wienandt) Wood.
Harry was a 1963 graduate of The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg and a 1967 graduate of Trinity College, Hartford, CT where he was a member of the Psi Upsilon fraternity, Beta Beta chapter, and sang in the Chapel Choir.
He taught at The Perkiomen School and Trinity – Pawling School, NY then worked as a stock broker for A.W. Benkert, NYC. He was a management consultant with ...
July 28, 2015
Fay K. (Billig) McMurtrie Whitmire, 93, of Pennsburg, formerly of Berwick, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at home. She was the widow of Wilbur McMurtrie and Zane Whitmire.
Born in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Effie (Hoagland) Billig.
She was an office worker for Weiss Potato Chips for 16 years retiring in 1988 and a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Berwick.
Surviving are two sons, Jeff McMurtrie and wife, Diane of Pennsburg and David McMurtrie and wife, Sharon of Berwick; a sister, Anna Young of Lancaster, a sister-in-law, Betty Billig of South Carolina; four grandchildren, Justin, David, Callie and Jeff and six great grandchildren, Aidan, Liam, Kelly, Caitlin, Ella and Alexandra. Along with her husbands and parents, she is also predeceased by a ...
July 26, 2015
Frederick Robert Pieper, 71, of Hereford, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Elenn) Pieper for 47 years. He is also survived by his son William Gibson Pieper, of Philadelphia; daughter Patricia Leah Compton, of Emmaus; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; four brothers; and seven sisters.
A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, July 28th at Monaghan Funeral Home.
Contributions are requested in Mr. Pieper's name to Animals in Distress, 5075 Limeport Pk., Coopersburg, PA 18036.
Arrangements by Monaghan Funeral Home. (215) 679-6400.
July 23, 2015
James W. Heflin, 58, of Schwenksville, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Season's Hospice at Phoenixville Hospital.
Born in Phoenixville, he was the son of the Sidney J. and Emerita (Cypironoski) Heflin of Schwenksville.
He worked for many years as a construction and millwright worker.
James loved to go fishing, skiing and hunting. He enjoyed working on his Harley Davidson motorcycles and gardening.
Surviving in addition to his parents is one ...