In Remembrance - September 2016

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In Remembrance....
Randolph C. "Randy" Keck, 66, of Allentown, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, August 21, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Ritter) Keck for the last 15 years. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Richard J.H., Sr and Adele S. (Schmidt) Keck. Randy was a 1968 graduate of William Allen High School. He worked at First National Bank of AUentown for over 20 years. He then worked in the IT Department at Lehigh Valley Health Network for 23 years and recently retired in March. Randy loved all kinds of sports. He was an avid volleyball player and a die-hard Eagles fan. He recently had a brick placed in the Fanwalk at Philly Stadium. Randy was the ultimate family man. He loved spending time with his wife, 3 sons and grandson Matthew. He was also a handyman who enjoyed fixing up the house and gardening. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Survivors: Wife, Mary (AUentown); Sons: Chad Keck and his wife Sarah and their son Matthew (Fleetwood), David Kudla (Philadelphia), Nick Keck (New Tripoli); Brothers: Jeffrey P., Sr. and late wife Linda (AUentown), Richard J.H., Jr. (Bethlehem); Sister: Cathy S. (Keck) and her husband Barry G. Sterner (Florida). Randy is also survived by 8 nephews and 2 nieces and was predeceased by a sister Sherry L. (Keck) Earley.
Aloysius R. "Oscar" Emerick, 82, of Coplay passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. Oscar and his wife, Theresa (Nemeth) Emerick celebrated 54 years of marriage on May 26th. Born May 26, 1934 in Allentown, he was the son of the late Stephen and Justine (Bolcar) Emerick. Oscar worked at Tarkett Manufacturing for many years. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy and Oscar was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton. Survivors: wife, Theresa, son, James S. Emerick, grandsons, Ryan and Matthew, sisters, Cecilia Emerick and Emma Woodring, several nieces and nephews. Oscar was predeceased by a sister, Helen and brothers, Edward, Paul, Stephen and Charles.


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