Edward L. Schwartz, 89, of Slatington, died Jan. 8, 2013, in the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. He was the husband of Theresa C. (Deutsch) Schwartz for 66 years.
Born in Slatington, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Lagler) Schwartz.
He was in the U.S. Army in World War II and was listed for several months as missing in action in Germany. He was awarded a Purple Heart; a Good Conduct Medal; the European, African and Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Stars; and the American Theater Ribbon.
He worked at 21st St. Clothing, Northampton, for many years.
Ronald J. Wuchter, 67, of Slatington, died Jan. 7, 2013.
Born in Sebring, Fla., he was a son of the late Donald and Mae (Zellner) Wuchter.
He was a 1963 Slatington High School graduate and a 1965 Churchmen's Business School, Allentown, graduate.
He was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.
He was a postman in Northampton for many years until he retired in 2008.
Patricia Ann Sexton, 88, of Whitehall Manor and formerly of Hanover Township, Lehigh County, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Burton Henry Sexton.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was a daughter of Richmond Van and Sarah Jane (Stewart) Spencer.
She was a 1942 Allentown High School graduate.
Mary T. Faust, formerly of Coplay, died Jan. 6, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Barbara Pammer, in Orlando, Fla. She was the wife of the late Allan C. Faust.
Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Frisch) Rothdeutsch.
She worked for the former Lova Textile Mill, Coplay.
She was of the Catholic faith.
In addition to her daughter, she is survived by two sisters, Emily Hornak of Northampton and Ella Schloffer of Coplay; nieces; and nephews.
Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.
Dr. Will-iam G. Bar-tholomew, 96, formerly of Emmaus, a life-long educator who served as the first executive director of the Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit and as a leader in the planning and formation of the Lehigh County Vocational Technical School and the Lehigh/Carbon Community College, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Luther Crest Retirement Community in Allentown. He was the husband of the late Carrie (Paules) Bartholomew. He was born in West Catasauqua.
Darlene F. (Frantz) Roth, 82, of Quakertown and formerly of Northampton, died Dec. 28, 2012, at Life Quest Nursing Center, Quakertown. She was the wife of the late James D. Roth who died in 2009.
Born in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Dorothy (Grube) Frantz. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Northampton.
LeAnna C. Rabenold, 89, died Jan. 7, 2013, at her residence, Above and Beyond, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Ammon M. Rabenold.
Born in West Catasauqua, she was the daughter of Harold and Minerva (Stauffer) Mantz.
Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.
Wayne Bloomberg, 66, of Northampton, died unexpectedly Jan. 8, 2013, in Pocono Medical Center. He was the husband of Danielle (Mihalko) Bloomberg for 40 years.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Everet and Lenore (Long) Bloomberg.
He was in the U.S. Army and was a lieutenant in Vietnam and a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve.
He earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Wilkes College.
He was a wage practice consultant at AT&T - Agere until he retired in 2003.
Herbert E. Long, 87, of Fellowship Community, died Dec. 30, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Elayne M. (Romig) Long for 61 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Herbert F. and Eva S. (Bodman) Long.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during World War II.
He was a foreman and machinist at Ingersoll Rand for 42 years until he retired.
He was of the Lutheran faith.
Harold M. Bryan, 84, formerly of Catasauqua, died Jan. 2, 2013. He was the husband of Wilma (Ring) Bryan.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Milton C. and Ruth M. (Weiss) Bryan.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was the owner of H. Bryan and Sons Home Improvement for many years. He worked for Spring Ridge Apartments until he retired in 1990.