Elwood E. George, 77, of Hanover Township, died Oct. 25, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Darlene (Berg) George for 53 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Grant and Beatrice (Pierce) George.
He graduated from barber school in 1961.
He owned Woody's Barbershop, Allentown, before retiring in 2004.
He was a member of the Hanover Township Zoning Board for many years.
Samuel J. Ruff, 68, of Allentown, died Oct. 19, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of Sidney (Johnson) Ruff for 13 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph F. and Virginia (Kohlmeier) Ruff.
He was a 1962 graduate of Dieruff High School.
He was a technician for Fisher Clinical Services, Trexlertown, before retiring. Before that, he worked at the Globe Times, Bethlehem, for 18 years and at the Call Chronicle, Allentown, for 12 years.
Ruth A. Rothrock, 78, of Coplay, died Oct. 25, 2013, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Bruce Rothrock Sr.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George and Helen (Gladish) Kalusky.
She was a retail clerk for the former Two Guys from Harrison, Whitehall; and Pathmark, Allentown.
Grayson Thomas Miller, of Northampton, died Oct. 17, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown.
Born July 9, 2013, in Allentown, he was the son of Joshua and Nicole (Metzger) Miller.
George F. Spaits, 75, of Northampton, died Oct. 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Martha "Dympna" (Doherty) Spaits for 52 years.
Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Frank and Ethel (Beidleman) Spaits.
He was in the U.S. Navy and retired after 20 years of service.
He worked at Bell Telephone, later AT&T.
He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church.
Fred A. Mueller, 89, of Bell, Fla., died Oct. 17, 2013, at his son's residence in Lehigh Township.
He was born in Germany.
He was employed as a diesel mechanic for United Parcel Service for 30 years before retiring in 1993.
He is survived by two sons, Fred H. of Northampton and Edward and his wife Amy of Lehigh Township; and a step-sister, Vera of Germany.
He was predeceased by a brother, Harry Mueller.
Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.
Rose Leitgeb, 94, of Northampton, died Oct. 6, 2013, in the home of her daughter. She was the wife of the late Joseph Leitgeb Sr.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Rose (Peltzman) Marth.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.
She was a member of the former St. Joseph Sick and Beneficial Society.
Janet C. Klobosits, 78, of Cementon, died Oct. 18, 2013, at home. She was the wife of John E. Klobosits for 56 years.
Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Gladish) Klobosits.
She worked for Cross Country Clothes, Northampton.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, Northampton.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John Jr. of Allentown; two daughters, Rose of Coplay and Michele and her husband Mark D'Antonio of Schnecksville, and five grandchildren, Derek, Caitlin, Krysta, Alyssa and Zachary.
Mark John Luchansky, 49, formally of North Catasauqua, died Sept. 24, 2013, at his home in New Hampshire. He was 49 years of age.
He was the husband of Carolina Amaro Luchansky.
He was the son of Kathleen Luchansky-Ewanev and the late Paul Luchansky.
He was a graduate of Catasauqua High School, Class of 1982. He played football and basketball, experiencing success both on the field and the court his senior year. He was an avid golfer.
He went on to attend Bloomsburg University as well as the University of Dartmouth in Boston.
Anna C. Messenlehner, 99, of Northampton, died Oct. 3, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Messenlehner. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., she was a daughter of the late John and Helena (Weisburger) Focht.
She was co-owner of Messner's Café and Melody Mart Music Center.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.