David J. Sterner, 40, of Red Hill, died April 12, 2018, in Allentown.
Born in Reading, he was a son of George K. Sterner, of Bechtelsville; and Linda D. (Dodson) Wojciechowski, wife of Gerald Wojciechowski, of Macungie.
He attended Boyertown School District and Lehigh Carbon Community College. He was formerly employed by Green Shadow Tree Service, Hellertown, as a tree trimmer.
Paul Bahnick, 92, of Northampton, died April 8, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Ethel M. (Correll) Bahnick for 69 years.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Hnat Ignatz Bahnik and Mary (Lysek) Bahniuk.
He was in the U.S. Navy, 1943-46, and was a World War II veteran.
He was the co-owner of Bahnick Builders, Northampton, for 49 years.
Richard “Rick” J. Pasko, 26, of Whitehall, died April 10, 2018, as a result of a vehicle accident in Lehigh Township.
Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of Colin W. and Cheryl (Pasko) Bosler.
He was a 2009 graduate of Northampton Area High School.
He worked in the audio installation department of Best Buy, Whitehall, for several years.
He attended the former Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay.
Marjorie E. (DeWitt) Swales, 84, of Northampton, died April 8, 2018, at Renaissance Home, Northampton. She was the wife of the late George E. Swales.
Born in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late J. Herbert and Stella (Weidner) DeWitt.
She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Schoenersville, where she was a choir member for many years.
Ronald C. Serfass, 80, of Walnutport, died March 27, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown.
Born in Lower Towamensing Township, he was a son of the late Preston A. and Evelyn M.G.M. (Schaffer) Serfass.
He was a mechanic and general laborer at the former New Jersey Zinc Company, Palmerton, for more than 20 years.
He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Aquashicola.
He was in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era and earned a rank of seaman.
Paul “Augie” L. Hirschel, 92, of Whitehall, died March 28, 2018. He was the husband of Pearl E. P. (Coombs) Hirschel for 69 years.
Born in Fullerton, he was a son of the late Paul A. and Lillian (Crabtree) Hirschel.
He was a 1943 graduate of Whitehall High School.
He was a sonar man aboard the USS Pert in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.
He was retired from his position as a supervisor at the Mack Trucks 5C plant. Earlier in life, he was a salesman for PPG.
Darlene S. (Sommers) Newell, 70, of Allentown, died March 30, 2018, at home.
Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Edward Sr. and Nettie (Kemmerer) Sommers.
She previously worked for Alcon Industries for many years.
She is survived by a daughter, Theresa and her husband of Michael Sywensky; three grandchildren, Richard, Brittany and Stephanie; a great-grandson, Nikolai; a niece, Kelly and her husband Brian Pinky; two brothers, Paul and Timothy Sommers; and a sister, Robin Sommers.
Joseph “Duff” R. Kornfeind, 90, of North Whitehall Township, died April 1, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Mary A. (Gray) Kornfeind for 65 years.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Louis and Mary (Walters) Kornfeind.
He worked with his father in the family business, Kornfeind’s Market, Northampton. He and his wife then opened J. Kornfeind’s Market, Egypt, in 1968.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Egypt.
Edith Mae (Shaver) Smale, 84, of Whitehall Township, died April 2, 2018, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of Richard Maurice Smale for 59 years.
Born in Mount Union, she was a daughter of the late Charles Wesley and Kathleen (Bricker) Shaver.
She was a 1951 graduate of Captain Jack High School, Mount Union.
Joseph Marcin, 93, of Whitehall, died March 31, 2018, at home. He was the husband of the late Elsie (Brem) Marcin.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John Sr. and Anna (Pavlick) Marcin.
He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Vance 387.
He worked for the U.S. Postal Service.