Martin P. Cisco, 88, formerly of Whitehall, died Feb. 1, 2019. He was the husband of the late Lillian Severynse Cisco.
Born in Lyndhurst, N.J., he was a son of the late William and Marion Diamond Cisco.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps, the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the U.S. Navy.
He was a New Jersey state trooper and a claims agent for New York Life and the New Jersey Transit Corporation.
He was a former member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.
Robert “Erk” T. Erkinger, 72, of North Catasauqua, died Feb. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Constance “Connie” J. (Snyder) Erkinger for 50 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Angela P. Erkinger.
He was a 1964 graduate of Whitehall High School.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was a roofer for 30 years with the Roofers Union, Local 30, until he retired. He then worked part-time in maintenance at Precision Medical.
Edna J. Daniel, 100, of Allentown, died Feb. 4, 2019, in her daughter’s home. She was the wife of the late George F. Daniel.
Born in Danielsville, she was a daughter of the late Nathan and Mabel (Berger) Frantz.
Thelma “Sue” H. Sturdik, 79, of Walnutport, died Jan. 31, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Lehighton. She was the wife of the late Laurence Sturdik Sr.
Born in McKeansburg, she was a daughter of the late Alfred S. and Minerva E. (Moyer) Mervine.
She was a 1957 graduate of Blue Mountain High School.
She was a certified nursing assistant at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem, until she retired in 2009. She owned and operated Sue’s Ceramic Shop, Treichlers. She was an artist known for her paintings and drawings.
Evelyn R. Marsteller, 85, of Macungie and formerly of Florida, died Jan. 30, 2019. She was the wife of the late Edwin H. Marsteller for 63 years.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Aaron D. Sr. and Clara (Berky) Carl.
She was an Allentown High School graduate.
She was a self-employed dog groomer for many years.
She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.
Arlene M. Forner, 91, of Whitehall, died Jan. 10, 2019, at her residence at Fellowship Terrace. She was the wife of the late Harold J. Forner.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Minnie (Tatarsky) Ferenchak.
She was a 1944 graduate of Catasauqua High School.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Church of the Annunciation, Catasauqua.
She was a member of the Catasauqua Women’s Club for many years.
Harry B. Cheesbrough III, 73, died Jan. 27, 2019, in his home in Danielsville. He was the husband of Joan Cheesbrough for 27 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Josephine and the late Harry B. Cheesbrough Jr.
He attended Northampton High School.
He was in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.
Eric R. DeLong, 37, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 29, 2019, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit. He was the husband of Amy L. (Antonition) DeLong of Catasauqua.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Cheryl A. (Harrigle) and the late David C. DeLong.
He was a self-employed house painter for several years.
William Charles Herndon, of Whitehall, died Feb. 2, 2019, at Fellowship Manor. He was the husband of Joyce Herndon for 55 years.
Born in Montgomery, W.Va., he was a son of the late Cecil and Ethel (Rader) Herndon.
He graduated with honors from the West Virginia Institute of Technology, as an electrical engineer.
Frank J. Troxell Sr., 83, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 30, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Long) Troxell for 56 years.
Born in Shamokin, he was a son of the late Wm. Blaine and Grace E. (Evans) Troxell.
He was a 1953 graduate of Shamokin High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business education from Bloomsburg State Teachers College and a Master of Education degree in educational administration from Lehigh University.