Austin Tyler Zalik, 21, of Upper Macungie, . Born in Allentown, he was the son of Matthew A. and Jacqueline L. (Hoodmaker) Zalik. Austin was a graduate of and he was a member of the Parkettes Mens Gymnastics team. He was a student and served as a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy. He would have been part of the 2013 graduating class of the US Naval Academy and was selected to be the USNA mens gymnastics team captain. He was an Academic All-American Award recipient for years 2006 through 2009. Austin was a member of Calvary Moravian Church, Allentown.
SURVIVORS: Parents; sister, Chandler Zalik; paternal grandmother, Helen Zalik, maternal grandmother, JoAnne Hoodmaker; aunt and uncle Audrey and George Wilkinson; cousins, Brianna, Travis and Elise.
SERVICES: Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2 p.m. in Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th & Hamilton Streets, Allentown. A viewing will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Private interment at the U.S. Naval Academy.
CONTRIBUTIONS: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Parkettes, 401 Martin Luther King Drive, Allentown, PA 18102 or to the Naval Academy Alumni Foundation, 247 King George St. Annapolis, MD 21401.