Robert W. Deppe, 91, formerly of Bath, died Jan. 3, 2018, at Cornerstone Living, New Tripoli. He was the husband of the late Jean S. (Smith) Deppe.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Russell and Irene (Rex) Deppe.
He was a graduate of Temple University Electronics, Allentown campus 1950-1953.
He was employed as an electrician/inspector at the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 37 years, retiring in 1985.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and served in the European Theatre and achieved rank of Seaman 1st Class.
Betty “Reds” L. Nonnemacher, 88, formerly of West Catasauqua, died Jan. 4, 2018, at Easton Garden of Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Clarence W. Nonnemacher.
Born in West Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late John Schubert and Lillian (Kline) Snyder.
She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Whitehall.
She was employed by various silk mills in the Lehigh Valley and the former Smith Candy Company, Catasauqua.
William “Bill” L. Ahner Jr., 80, of Walnutport, died Jan. 7, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Jean E. (Schleicher) Ahner for 55 years.
Born in Ashfield, he was a son of the late William L. Sr. and Mary C. (Schappell) Ahner.
He was a 1955 graduate of Lehighton High School.
He was in the U.S. National Guard, Lehighton barracks, where he earned a rank of E-4, from 1958-1961.
He was a millwright in the beam yard of the former Bethlehem Steel for 31 years until he retired in 1995.
Kenneth William Buss, 74, of Allentown, died Jan. 4, 2018, in his home.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Adam C.J. and Agnes (Harvey) Buss.
He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era and was a private stateside.
He was a cutter and garment worker for several textile mills in the Allentown area.