The Morning Call (Sunday) : 2021-01-10

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OBITUARIES

19 The Morning Call | Sunday, January 10, 2021 Obituaries Placeanad.mcall.com/obituaries Obits@mcall.com The Morning Call extends condolence­s to the families and loved ones of those who have passed. 610-820-6565 Harry E. Wohlbach William I. Miller Harry was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday evening, January 6, 2021. Harry had played 2 sets of tennis when GOD gave him his wish. He always said that when it was his time to go, he hoped it would be on the tennis court. Harry was born in Lower Saucon Twp., the son of the late Clinton Wohlbach and Hope Kuhnsman Wohlbach. He was 87 years old. He was also the stepson of the late Nellie (Snyder) Wohlbach, after Hope's passing. He was also predecease­d by brothers Kenneth, Howard and Ralph. Harry served in the US Army and was stationed in Korea. He was employed by Emico, GE, Rodale, and his last job before retirement was Lexus of Lehigh Valley which he enjoyed very much. Harry is survived by Beverly, his wife of 42 years and sister Laura Alice Wohlbach Momich. He is survived by 4 children: Michael Goguen, Thomas Wohlbach, Vickielee Wohlbach, and Harry John Wohlbach and 3 stepchildr­en: Cindy (Sanderson) Schreiter, William Sanderson, and Leslie (Sanderson) Salzman. Also surviving is 15 Grandchild­ren and 7 Great-Grandchild­ren. Harry and Beverly enjoyed traveling to visit the children located all over the U.S. and stopping to see the sights on the way. He came up with the idea of having everyone go to Myrtle Beach for a week in the summer to have the cousins get to know their out of state cousins better. Harry is a member of Faith Evangelica­l Free Church, and served as a Sunday School teacher, a greeter, and an usher over his 40 some years. Harry will be greatly missed. He was always willing to lend a helping hand whenever needed. Services will be private. Arrangemen­ts by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., www.stephensfu­neral.com In lieu of flowers please make a contributi­on to Faith Evangelica­l Free Church, 6528 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA 18106. Gerald J. Villa William “Bill” Miller, 77 of Kutztown, formerly of Bethlehem, died on Dec. 31, 2020 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp., after a brave battle against COVID 19. He was the beloved and devoted husband of Lorraine (Ruch) Miller, with whom he shared a 5 year courtship and 53 years of loving marriage. Born in Frackville, he was a son of the late Howard and Esther (Evans) Miller and graduated from Liberty H.S. He worked as an Operating Engineer, Local 542, and at the Bethlehem Steel Cinder Dump, retiring in 1998. I n 2002 they started their retirement in an RV and toured our USA full time and returned to PA full time again to be with family. Bill along with his wife, enjoyed going to auctions, flea markets and were know as the “Hat People”. He also enjoyed his neighbors, no matter where they lived, enjoyed antiquing at Heritage Antiques, Reinholds in Adamstown. He was a member of the former Christ Church, Schoenersv­ille. I n additional to his wife Lorraine, he is survived by several God children, nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a great great niece who is on her way. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Howard and Ronald and sisters, Kay Longenbach, Susan Pluchinsky and Baby Jane Miller. Services. At Bill's request, there will be no ser vices as he wished to be remembered as the kind gentle soul he was. Arr. By JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem. More info at www.jamesfuner­alhome.org. I n lieu of flowers, contributi­ons to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 are appreciate­d. GERALD J. VILLA 12-31-2020 Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­call.com/obits In Memoriam Justin Christophe­r Wenner 1/10/1983-10/24/2010 A son's love is special, a gift beyond compare. You only know the meaning when he is no longer there. A special time, a special face, a special son. I cannot replace with my aching heart. I whisper low, we love you son and miss you so. Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­call.com/obits Please sign Guest Book on www.themorning­call.com/obits Stories live on. Tell theirs. Don’t let the story go untold. Happy 38th Birthday obits@mcall.com | 610-820-6565 placeanad.mcall.com/obituaries obits@mcall.com | 610-820-6565 placeanad.mcall.com/obituaries Love Mom, Dad, Family and Friends Brought to you by Legacy.com Brought to you by Legacy.com ® ® Prepare for unexpected power outages with a Generac standby generator REQUEST A FREE QUOTE! 855-783-5226 FREE 7-Year Extended Warranty* A $695 Value! Offer valid December 15, 2020 - March 1, 2021 Special Financing Available *To qualify, consumers must request a quote, purchase, install and activate the generator with a participat­ing dealer. Call for a full list of terms and conditions. Subject to Credit Approval PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW On Thursday, December 31, 2020, Gerald “Jerr y” Villa Sr. loving husband, father, grandfathe­r, and great-grandfathe­r, passed away at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest at the age of 88. Jerry was born on a very snowy day, January 31, 1932 in Buffalo, NY to James and Elizabeth (Fekete) Villa. He served in the Korean Conflict as an Army Ranger. After returning stateside, Jerry met the love of his life, Dorothy (Ciesielski) Villa and they were married for over 60 years. They raised two daughters and two sons. Jerry worked for Bethlehem Steel for over 40 years where his friends knew him as “Radio”. He had earned the nickname for playing the radio at work. His parents, James and Elizabeth, his wife Dorothy and a great granddaugh­ter Julie Ann (Cockrell), precede Jerry in death. Jerry's four children Daughter Sandra J. Cockrell (Joseph Sr.) Sons Gerald J. Villa Jr. (Sharon), & Jeffrey L. Villa Sr. (Kimberly) and his Daughter Paula A. Villa survive him. His five grandchild­ren, Joseph Jr. (Jennifer), Kristin (Jonathan), Jeffrey Jr. (Rachel), Amanda (Scott) and Jennifer also survive him. His six great grandchild­ren and many nieces and nephews survive Jerry also. Jerry loved being outdoors whether he was gardening, fishing or hunting. He also enjoyed spending his time with his grandchild­ren and great-grandchild­ren. Due to Covid19 restrictio­ns, funeral arrangemen­ts will be announced at a later date when his family and friends can gather to celebrate his life. Arrangemen­ts have been entrusted to Sznyter Funeral Home, 1101 Prospect Ave., Scranton, Pa. 18505