Ruth Zacharda, 61, of Emmaus, died May 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice. She was the wife of Jack W. Zacharda and the late Terry L. Miller. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Helen (Godusky) Rohrbach of Emmaus and the late Roger Rohrbach.
She was a clerk at the Emmaus Bakery.
She was a member of St. Peter's Union Church, Macungie.
She was a former member of the Lower Lehigh Lioness Club and Citizens Fire Co. #2 Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband; son, Thomas L. Miller and his wife Tanya; daughter, Tina M. and her husband Scott Lane of Kempton; stepson, Jason A. Zacharda and Dee of Emmaus; stepdaughter, Tori L. and her husband Chris Simmons of Emmaus; sisters, June E. and her husband Mark Haberstumpf of Emmaus, Linda F. Rohrbach of Emmaus, and Connie E. Davco of Allentown; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Daniel J. Miller.
Contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 961 Marcon Blvd., Allentown, 18109 or to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas, 75265.
Graveside services will be held May 31, at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Union Cemetery, 7863 St. Peter's Rd., Macungie. Viewing Thursday, May 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., 250 Main St., Emmaus.