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December 31, 2018

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September 24, 2018

            Esther R. (Marks) Slack, 92, widow of Otis W. Slack, of East Greenville, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 at Phoebe Richland Health Care Center in Quakertown.

            Born in Emmaus, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Hattie (Stickler) Marks.

            Esther worked for Plummer Precision Optics in Pennsburg as a polisher for 13 years until retiring in 1972. Prior to that, she worked at Burlington Ribbon Mill in Emmaus for eight years.

            She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Zionsville.

            Surviving are two children, Linda D., wife of Lester Renninger and James W. Slack, widower of Renee Moses; three grandchildren, Lesley, Lester III and Jessica; two great-grandchildren, Cody and Hailey; a brother, Larry Marks; and ...

September 24, 2018

            Mildred M. Genszler, 99, of Frederick Living, and formerly of East Greenville,

passed away September 21, 2018.  She was the widow of Linwood H. Genszler.  Born in Red Hill, she was a daughter of the late Russell Styer and the late Edna (Faut) Styer Roth.

            Mildred was a secretary for the former Rosenau Brothers in Red Hill.  In 1954, she became an "Avon lady", eventually rising to a District Sales Manager for 25 years.

            She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Red Hill where she was a former Sunday School teacher, church organist and member of the WELCA women's group. She was also a member of the Perkiomen Chapter, #318, Order of the Eastern Star and the Upper Perkiomen Business & Professional Women.

            Surviving are children: Rev. Dr. David A. Genszler of Philadelphia; Richard T. Genszler, and his wife Donna Galm, of Pittsburgh; and Mary, wife of Terry Stoudt, of ...

September 18, 2018

            Ruby J Frederick, 94, of Allentown, died September 17, 2018 in her son's home in Allentown, PA. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Long) Musselman.

            She worked at Buffalo Woven Labels in Pennsburg as a machine setter and machine operator.  She loved her dogs.   

            Survivors: sons: Demas and wife Diane Frederick, Timothy Frederick, Roy and wife Sandy Brown. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

            Predeceased by her children, Janis, Leonard and Deborah.

            Services:  Funeral service will be held Sept 21, Friday at 11:00 am at Robert C Weir Funeral Home, 1802 Turner St., Allentown, PA 18104.

            Interment: at a later date in Greenlawn Cemetery, North

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September 18, 2018

            Patricia Ann (Miller) Gehris,67, of Wescosville, passed away peacefully on

September 17, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest from complications associated with fighting Leukemia.  She was the wife of Bruce H. Gehris, Sr. for 21 years on September 7, 2018.

            Born in Quakertown, she was a daughter of the late George F. Miller and Mildred (Schmoyer) Miller of East Greenville.

            She grew up in Hereford and attended Upper Perkiomen schools, she recently attended her 50th high school reunion.

            Pat loved her job as a medical billing specialist, in fact she would have done it until the day she died if she could.  She was a very active member of Faith Church, loving to work at the Info Center with a goal of ...

September 17, 2018

            William G. Hagenbuch, 88, of Pennsburg, passed away September 5, 2018. 

He was the husband of the late Betty Jane (Gilbert) Hagenbuch.  Born in East Greenville, he was the son of the late Clarence and Viola (Buchecker) Hagenbuch.

            He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pennsburg. 

            Bill was employed at the former Lincoln Underwear Co, Pottstown for many years, rising from cutter to Supervisor.  He was a member of the Perkiomen Lodge, #595, F. & A.M., Red Hill, the Reading Rajah Temple, and was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Lehigh Consistory, Allentown. 

            Bill also was a member of the American Legion #184, Palm; the East Greenville Fire Company and the Upper Perkiomen Golden Agers.

            Surviving are ...

September 17, 2018

            Doris A. Brown, 84, of Mertztown, passed away September 15, 2018.  She was the widow of Clarence A. Brown.  Born in Kinzer, PA, she was a daughter of the late Ross and Anna (Chambers) Althouse.

            Doris was a fork lift operator for Knoll, East Greenville.  She was a member of Tabor United Methodist Church, Woxall.  She was also a member of the Pocono Chapter of the Win-Ross Collectors' Club.

            Surviving are sons: Robert, and his wife Catherine, of Gilbertsville; and Kevin, and his wife, Barbara, of Perkiomenville; a granddaughter, Alyssa, wife of Jamie Soupik, of Gilbertsville; and siblings: George Althouse, and his wife, Thea, of Lancaster; Caroline Gordon, FL; Judy, wife of James, Hulsey, of TX; Thelma Hess, of ...

September 13, 2018

            Norman Charles Hoffman, 93, of Barto, passed away September 8, 2018.

He was the beloved husband of Claire Elaine (Windsor) Hoffman. Born in Wescosville, he was a son of the late Norman and Bessie (Haas) Hoffman.

            Norman served his country honorably during WWII in the 29th Army Infantry Division.

            He was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and received a Master's degree from Lehigh University. He was an elementary reading specialist for the Upper Dublin School District for over 30 years.

            He was a past president, and active volunteer with the Goshenhoppen Historians. He enjoyed being the Pack Peddler each year at the ...

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