The Morning Call (Sunday) : 2021-01-03

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24 The Morning Call | Sunday, January 3, 2021 Obituaries The Morning Call extends condolence­s to the families and loved ones of those who have passed. 610-820-6565 TODAY’S OBITUARY INDEX Sally Ann Albright & Donald J. Albright Dr. Frank P. Corcione ALLEN, Mimi Sally Ann Albright 84, and her husband Donald J. Albright 86, of Emmaus, passed away hours apart in the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest after a courageous battle with COVID. Sally Ann and Donald would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversar­y in January. Sally Ann was born in Allentown a daughter of the late Frederick J. and Frances E. (Reimert) Wert. Donald was born in Allentown a son of the late Edwin J. and Bertha Mae (Wenner) Albright. Donald was the owner and operator of Albright's Service Station, Allentown since 1955, where he was assisted in the day-to-day operation by his wife Sally Ann. They were members of Emmanuel Assembly of God Church, Allentown. Sally was a member of the Ladies Prayer Group and the Nursing Home Ministries at the church. Donald was a veteran of U.S. Army serving from 1958 – 1960. Survivors: They are survived by their children, Scott D. Albright of Allentown, Keith J. and his wife Elizabeth Albright of Allentown, Linda Strohl and her husband Jay of Allentown; eight grandchild­ren, seven great-grandchild­ren. Sally Ann is survived by her brother Frederick C. and his wife Constance Wert of Allentown. Donald was predecease­d by his siblings Raymond Albright, Edwin Albright, Beatrice Weaver and Anna Altrichter. Services: A memorial ser vice to celebrate their lives will be held at a later date. Arrangemen­ts by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown. www.stephensfu­neral. com. Contributi­ons: to the charity of one's choice. I have elected to write my own epitaph in the third person. Frank Corcione, also Chico, was born on May 2, 1940 and passed on December 30, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Cowell Corcione, his two sons, Christophe­r and Matthew Corcione, and his grandson Michael Corcione. He is the son of the late Analdo and Agnes Corcione and the brother of the late Concetta Corcione Vanore. He expresses gratitude to his niece and her husband, Gina and Brian Dawson. He is grateful to his high school luncheon buddies and to Dr. Murli Rajan, a close friend from the University of Scranton, and to Dr. George Reavy, a dear friend for many years. Finally, I express my gratitude to my close fishing partner, Joe Lamarca, and to my local and dear friends, Jack Felker and Frank Szvetecz, both now deceased. Frank served in the Marine Corps from 1958 to 1962 and is grateful for the long and loyal friendship provided by his Marine buddies. Once a Marine always a Marine. To my relatives, friends, and acquaintan­ces, I spare you the despair of a funeral. Arrangemen­ts Connell Funeral Home. ANGELL, MARGARET BERGER, Ella CORCIONE, Dr. Frank DAVIES, David DONALD J. ALBRIGHT, Sally Ann Albright ENSMINGER, Robert GARDNER SR., John GIRLING, Patricia GOLDNER, Lillian GRAVER, JR., Norman HAMM, Sandy Lee HAND, Jeanne HEFFELFING­ER, Richard HELD, Elmer HOYSAN, Olga HUTCHINSON, JR., Ellsworth Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­ KIPP, Cecilia KOCH, Randolph David E Davies KOHL, JR., Claude MAGUIRE, Connell David Erdell Davies, 83, formerly of West Catasauqua and Fullerton, PA, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Columbia, SC. Husband of Rosemary C. (Solderich) Davies. Celebrated 60 years of marriage this year. Born in Allentown, PA, son of the late George H and Norma M (Erdell) Davies. He was a 1957 graduate of Whitehall High School, Whitehall, PA. David retired from Mack Trucks, Winnsboro, SC. He was a member of Porter Lodge No.284 North Catasauqua, PA, Scottish Rite Valley of Allentown, PA, and an honorary member of the Masonic Lodge No.395, Blythewood, SC. David enjoyed traveling, hunting, and fishing, especially on Lake Murray, SC. “Gramps” will lovingly be remembered by his granddaugh­ters. Survivors, wife; son, Thomas E. Davies of Allentown, PA, daughter, Melissa A. (Keith) Meyers, of Blythewood, SC; granddaugh­ters; Anne L. Meyers, Blythewood, SC, Kristen R. (Adam) Tuiletefug­a, Greenville, SC. Predecease­d by brother, William E.; sister, Sandra L. Bryne. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Contributi­ons can be made to the Porter Lodge No.284, North Catasauqua, PA. MARQUETTE, Margaret NAJPAUER, Rosalie PILLSBURY, Marjorie PRICE, SR., Thomas ROSKO, William ROTHROCK, Gouldie SCHIAVONE, Gloria SCHLEGEL, Earl SIEGFRIED, Sara SKUTCHES, Dr. Joseph Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­ SMITH, Corinne John T. "Jack" Gardner Sr. STEPHENS, Barbara STETTNER, John John T. Gardner Sr., 74 of Whitehall, formerly of Center Valley, passed away on Wednesday December 30, 2020. J ack was the husband of the late Judy (Basara) Gardner who passed on December 29, 2019. Born in Allentown, Jack was a son of the late Harry A. and Margaret M. (McGorry) Gardner. J ack proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. After his military service he became a Pennsylvan­ia State Trooper. His career was divided between working in the Philadelph­ia region and the Dublin Barracks. His passions during his life were his wife and his son John T. Jr.. He was an avid Corvette Collector, and enjoyed playing golf. Surviving is his son John T. Jr., wife Tar yn and his grandchild­ren; Violet and Lyla. Additional­ly he is survived by Diane Gardner, Jeannette Basara, James Basara (Nancy), Gene Basara (Janice), and William Clark. He was preceded in death by his brother Harry. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday January 9, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Cedar Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum in Allentown. A gathering will be held from 10:30-11:00 am in the Mausoleum. Arrangemen­ts entrusted to the O'Donnell Funeral Home, Allentown. TACKER, Marie WAHBEH, Salma Mimi Allen Mimi Allen, 87, a resident of Liza's House, Danielsvil­le, passed away December 21, 2020 in Kirkland Village. She was the wife of the late Robert K. Allen. Born in New York City, Mimi was a daughter of the late Harry and Silvia (Krupnick) Taub. She was employed by CIT Financial in New York City for many years before retiring. She lived most of her life in Ramsey, New Jersey. An avid golfer, she was a hospital volunteer. Surviving are a step-daughter Jane Erwin; a niece Susan Reilly and a nephew Butch Giaco. She was predecease­d by three sisters, Frances Giaco, Claire Libin and Estelle Miller. Services will be private. Arrangemen­ts, Pearson Funeral Home, Bethlehem, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mimi's name may be sent to a local animal shelter of the donor's choosing. Online condolence­s may be sent to www.pearsonfh. com. Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­ Robert F. Ensminger Robert F. Ensminger, 93, of Bethlehem, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020, in his home. He was the husband of Marjorie J. (White) Senft Ensminger for 26 years. Born in Belleville, PA, he was a son of the late Victor and Ida May (Bomberger) Ensminger. Robert served in the U. S. Army during World War II in Japan. He was a geography professor at Kutztown University, researcher, author and antique dealer. He was a recognized expert in the hisotry of barn architecht­ure and published a book on the topic "The Pennsylvan­ia Barn: It's Origin, Evolution and Distributi­on." He loved travel, dancing, music, sports and making people smile. When asked what his goal was in life, he said "To have fun." And he did! Surviving with his wife Marjorie are a son, Dennis R. Ensminger of Alburtis; step-daughters, Donna Moore of Weedville, PA, Mim Senft of Blooming Grove, NY and Linda Senft of Allentown; step-sons, Paul Sautter of Annapolis, MD and Brian Senft of Allentown; a brother, Richard R. of Sand Point, Idaho; and a grandson Jason. Due to the pandemic there will be no services at this time, but a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangemen­ts have been entrusted to the Pearson Funeral Home, Bethlehem. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Nature Conservanc­y, 2701 North Front Street, Building #1, Suite 200, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or online at­ia. Online condolence­s may be sent to Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­ MARGARET M. (MALISCHEWS­KI) ANGELL Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­ Margaret M. Angell, 89, of Upper Saucon Twp. died Friday, January 1, 2021 at her residence. She is the wife of the late Gordon Louis Angell (died Oct. 3, 2004). Margaret was born in Philadelph­ia on August 21, 1931 to the late Albert and Katherine (Sharkey) Malischews­ki. She worked at Early American Candle Shop – Wescosvill­e. SURVIVORS: Children: Gordon L. (Patricia) of New Foundland, Margaret A. Kidd of Nazareth, Francine M. wife of Charles Davis, with whom she resided, Katherine M. (John) Butz of East Texas, Charles L. (Michele) of Macungie, Jacqueline (Michael) Tapler of Old Zionsville, Michael L. (Jackie) of Fleetwood, Patricia A. Durst of Fogelsvill­e; siblings: William of Muncy, Dolores Miller of Lander, WY, John of Lansdale; 19 grandchild­ren; 17 great grandchild­ren; 1 great great granddaugh­ter. Predecease­d by a baby daughter and siblings: Albert Malischews­ki & Katherine McGuire. SERVICE: Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers. The service will be private. Online expression­s of sympathy can be recorded at: www.heintzelma­ Arrangemen­ts are by the Heintzelma­n Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown. 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