George G. Sevart Jr., 78, of Mac-ungie and formerly of Allentown, died July 5, 2013, at Lehigh Commons, Macungie. He was the husband of Ruth (New) Sevart for 52 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of George G. Sr. and Bessie M. (Umberger) Sevart.
He was a graduate of Grove City College.
He was an U.S. Army veteran.
He retired as a head custodian from the Allentown School District. Before that, he worked for more than 18 years as an apprentice coordinator at the Bethlehem Steel Company. He also worked at the Allentown Hospital in the credit department.
Ann D. Oswald, 94, of North Catasauqua, died July 4, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Glen R. Oswald.
Born in West Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Patrick J. and Magdalena (Herman) McNally.
She worked at Western Electric for 22 years as an inspector before retiring in 1982.
She was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, North Catasauqua, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.
In last week's edition, the obituary for Edward F. Hobel, 80, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., should have stated services were held July 12. His daughter's name should have been spelled Katherine Jacke.
The Press regrets the errors.
William J. Deutsch, 80, died July 4, 2013. He was the husband of Ethel (Kutlik) Deautsch.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deborah Hausman.
He was predeceased by a grandchild, Alexander Elizabeth Hausman.
Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.
Lloyd H. Steidle Jr., 78, of Whitehall, died July 6, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Judith A. (Faseno) Steidle for 22 years.
Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Lloyd H. Sr. and Anna C. (Deibler) Steidle.
He was a field supervisor for PPL Company, Allentown, for 39 years.
He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Lehigh Consistory, Allentown, and Greenleaf Lodge 561, F&AM, Allentown. He was a member of the Shriners of North America (Rajah-Reading).
Timothy A. Hoffman Jr., 43, of Quakertown, died July 3, 2013. he was the husband of Sue Morgan-Hoffman of Quakertown.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Timothy A. Sr. and Joanne (Peischler) Hoffman of Effort.
He was a truck driver for Wilson Products for more than 10 years.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Jaycee R.; a son, Kyle J.; a brother, Matthew A. Hoffman; a sister, Wendy and her husband Darryl Custred; a niece; two nephews; and his in-laws, John and Kathleen Morgan of Whitehall.
Aloysius John Tauber, 93, of Whitehall, died June 29, 2013, in Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem, after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Anna (Pramik) Tauber for 64 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Johanna (Hodl) Tauber.
He was a 1937 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.
He served in Africa and Italy with the 1127 Quartermaster Company, 41st Service Group, U.S. Army Air Force.
Wayne S. Dech, 86, of Bethlehem and formerly of Whitehall, died July 7, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Myrl E. (Prong) Dech.
Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late Wayne S. Sr. and Alice (Keifer) Dech.
He was a private first class in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Martin P. Oswald, 50, of Coplay, died June 27 at home. He was the husband of Louisa M. (Petrich) Oswald for 30 years. He was a son of the late Paul and Agnes (Schelly) Oswald.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Timothy of Whitehall; a daughter, Holly of Slatedale; a grandson, Skylar; brothers; and sisters.
Contributions may be made c/o the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.
Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc.
Brian K. Buchman, 49, of Catasauqua, died July 1, 2013, at his residence.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Theodore and Frances (Moyer) Buchman.
He worked in photo processing for John Pittman Photography.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Scott; two brothers, Terry and Eric Buchman; a sister, Kathy and her husband John Kershner of Kansas; aunts; uncles; nieces; and nephews.
Contributions may be made to the family, c/o the funeral home, 234 Walnut St., Catasauqua, 18032.
Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc.