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Joyce M. Demczyszyn

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul's U.C.C. member

Joyce M. Demczyszyn, 89, of Allentown and formerly of Northampton, died Nov. 30, 2013, at Phoebe Home, Allentown.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Preston and Ellen (Nothstein) Fenstermaker.

She was a Northampton High School graduate.

She worked a Consolidated Vultee Aircraft to help support the war efforts.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Northampton.

Benjamin Paul Hadley

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

home health aide

Benjamin Paul Hadley, 29, of North Catasauqua, died Nov. 23, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the fiance of Samantha L. DeBlanco.

Born in Hillsboro, he was a son of G. David Hadley and his wife Cindy and Janis Lyn Brickey and her fiance Tom Hurst.

He was a graduate of Forest Grove (Ore.) High School. He completed his associate degree in nursing at Lehigh Community College.

He was employed by Bayada, Allentown, as a home health aide.

He was an artist, writer and musician and played a variety of instruments.

Ruth M. Hahn

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

secretarial worker

Ruth M. Hahn, 96, of Catasauqua and Vero Beach, Fla., died Nov. 22, 2013, in Allentown. She was the wife of the late Raymond B. Hahn.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Rae (Glomb) Schornstein.

She worked in various secretarial positions, and retired from the American Mathematical Society, Lehigh University.

Raymond E. Druckenmiller

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired cement chemist

Raymond E. Druckenmiller, 84, of North Catasauqua, died Nov. 21 2013, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Josephine (Lerch) Druckenmiller for 61 years.

Born in North Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Tilghmand and Annie (Rockel) Druckenmiller.

He was a 1947 graduate of Whitehall High School.

He was in the U.S. Navy and the Seabee Reserves and was a member of the Navy Fleet reserves for 22 years.

Richard J. Clune

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired chemical salesman

Richard J. Clune, 75, of Coplay, died Nov. 19, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown Campus. He was the husband of Dorothy A. (Lyne) Clune for 52 years.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late John H. and Marion J. (Kelly) Clune.

He earned a bachelor's degree in history from LaSalle University, Philadelphia.

He was a lieutenant. in the U.S. Army at Fort Still, Okla., during peacetime.

He was a chemical salesman at Samirian Chemical Company, Calif., for 15 years before retiring in 2009.

Doris J. Stoneback

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's U.C.C. member

Doris J. Stoneback, 97, of Fullerton, died Nov. 21, 2013, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Dallas A. Stoneback.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Harold S. and Florence (Eddinger) Reichenbach Sr.

She was a 1934 graduate of Allentown High School.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sherry and her husband James H. Betz of Whitehall; and a brother, H. Stanley Reichenbach Jr. of Allentown.

Douglas S. Schaffer

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

construction worker

Douglas S. Schaffer, 46, of Coplay, died Nov. 20, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Bowman) Schaffer since 1995.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of Pearl Schaffer of Northampton and the late Luther Schaffer.

He was a 1985 graduate of Whitehall High School.

He worked for various construction companies including A.J. Trunzo Inc., Bath.

Susanna P. French

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired postal supervisor

Susanna P. French, 83, of Allentown, died Nov. 20, 2013, at Fellowship Community, Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Albert French.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Rusin) Paluda.

She was a 1948 graduate of Whitehall High School.

She was a supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service.

She is survived by a son, Dale A. of Whitehall; a brother, George Paluda of Northampton; and two sisters, Helen Fritzinger of Coplay and Irene Slivca of West Catasauqua.

Ralph Springer Jr.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired industrial analyst

Ralph Springer Jr., 79, of New Smithville and formerly of Bethlehem, died Nov. 15, 2013, at Whitehall Manor, where he was a guest for the past three years. He was the husband of the late Machie (Yoshiyama) Springer for 44 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Ralph and Esther (Johnson) Springer Sr.

He was a cryptographer in the Army Signal Corps and was stationed in Korea and Japan.

He was an industrial analyst for the Industrial Engineering Department, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, for 34 years, retiring in 1986.