Richard "Dick" S. Piotrowski, 73, of South Whitehall, died Feb. 13, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Linda M. (Uhl) Piotrowski for 50 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Stpehen W. and Helen (Peilich) Piotrowski.
He was in the Air Force for four years.
He worked for Mack Truck in the standard engineering department for 30 years, retiring in 1984.
He owned Whitehall Engineering for 11 years.
He was a past president of the Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce.
He was a former 32nd Degree Mason.
Allen R. Leaton, 63, of Allentown, died Feb. 8, 2014, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the Aileen (Grice) Leaton for 44 years.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Ralph and Ann (Reese) Leaton.
He was a computer specialist at AT&T, Bedminster, for 34 years.
He worked for Hilltop Sales and Service, Bangor, and Mealey's Furniture, Whitehall.
Charles P. Fink, 86, of Northampton, died Feb.16, 2014, at home. He was the husband of Norma (Corbin) Fink for 59 years.
Born in Altoona (Lakemont), he was a son of the late Denver and Mary (Rice) Fink.
He was in the Navy in the Pacific during World War II.
He drove truck for the former P.I.E., Bath, and the former Eastern Express for 42 years before retiring in 1989.
Curtis W. Paschall, 86, of Allentown and formerly of Wescoesville, died Feb. 21, 2014, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Janet (Mohr) Paschall for 57 years.
Born in Danville, Va., he was a son of the late Horace and Jessie (Haley) Paschall.
He was a Seaman V6 in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a laborer for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for many years before retiring.
Edward M. Matika, 73, of Emmaus, died Feb. 16, 2014, surrounded by his family, in his home. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Gaugler) Matika.
The couple celebrated 48 years of marriage on Feb. 12.
Born in Hokendauqua, he was the son of the late Michael G. and Angela (Stelzman) Matika.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, class of '58 and served in the U.S. Navy.
Fred C. Suter Jr., 88, of Northampton, died Feb. 16, 2014, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Lelko) Suter.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Fred Sr. and Thereasa (Yost) Suter.
He was in the U.S. Navy in the European and Pacific Theaters during World War II.
He worked for Tarkett and Company for many years before retiring in 1990.
He was a member of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Northampton.
He was a member of the VFW Post 4714, Northampton.
Robert W. Molchany Sr., 74, of Allentown and formerly of Catasauqua, died feb. 17, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Roberta (Dombroski) Molchany.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late James and Sue (Budihas) Molchany.
He was a Northampton High School graduate.
He was the owner of JBB Construction and Carpentry, Allentown, for 23 years before retiring in 1999.
Prior to that, he was a sub-contractor for various construction companies throughout the Lehigh Valley for many years.
Carl D. Yoder, 80, of Fullerton, died Feb.11, 2014, in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was the husband of Arlene E. (Kahn) Yoder for 58 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John K. and Marie F. (Minnich ) Yoder.
He was a 1950 graduate of Allentown High School.
He was in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean conflict.
He was a member of the 1st Infantry, Normandy, honor guard which escorted the eternal flame.
He was a member of Fullerton American Legion Post No. 367.
Dennis Deichmeister, 70, of Ontario, Calif., died recently at home.
Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Edward P.and Julia (Fidler) Deichmeister.
He was a security guard in California for many years.
He is survived by two daughters, Tina of Treichlers and Tammy and her husband James Mathis of Catasauqua; two granddaughters, Latasha and Amanda; a brother, Edward and his wife Julia Ann of Northampton; a sister, Dolores Remaly of Northampton; nephews; and a niece.
Arlene A. Schneider, 94, of Bethlehem and formerly of Easton, died Feb. 16, 2014, at Old Orchard Healthcare Center, Easton. She was the wife of the late James F. Schneider.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late George and Estella (Townson) Reimert.
She was a 1937 graduate of Northampton High School.
She was an office clerk and assisted with operations at Ashland Oil Company, Easton, for many years until retiring in 1994.
She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hecktown.