Helen F. Perdick, 97, of Whitehall Township, died May 29, 2013. She was the wife of the late Lewis J. Perdick for 67 years.
Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late Emory and Mary (Bankos) Strisovsky.
She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church.
Lillian E. Unangst, 86, of Catasauqua, died May 17, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospice. She was the wife of the late Rowland "Bud" Unangst for 64 years.
Born in Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Ella (Klingaman) DeLong.
She was a 1944 graduate of Allentown High School.
She was a cafeteria worker in the Catasauqua Area School District, retiring after 27 years.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Howertown, where she was a former member of the fellowship class.
Marilyn E. Schaadt died May 27, 2013, at Phoebe Home, Allentown, after a short illness.
Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Evelyn Schaadt.
She was a secretary to the president of Stanley Vidmar, Allentown, for many years until she retired.
She is survived by several cousins.
She was predeceased by aunts; uncles; and cousins.
Contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ memorial fund, Coplay, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.
Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of a suspicious person brought police to the 1000 block of Sixth Street.
· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 700 block of Grove Street.
· A report of fireworks brought police to the 1000 block of Seventh Street.
· Officers were called to the 1000 block of Howertown Road to investigate a report of loud noise.
· Police responded to a report of speeding cars in the 1200 block of Berk Street.
Usually, my columns have to do with raising children. This topic strikes home quite easily with me from both a personal and a professional perspective.
I spend my days turning research into practical information for everyday family life and my evenings in the laboratory of my own home. More often than not, the family venue supports every last bit of the research findings ... for better or worse.
This month I am going to travel to the opposite end of the spectrum and address an issue facing the older population.
Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.
North Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.
Theft of cash reported
A resident of the unit block of South Second Street reported the theft of $480 cash.
The man said someone entered his room between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. while he was not home June 1, and took the cash, police said.
Robert Moyer, 31, of Coplay, was cited with disorderly conduct June 1 following a report of a disturbance at a residence in the unit block of North Seventh Street.
· AARP Chapter 3115 meeting – noon-1 p.m., American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Information: 610-395-2810.
· Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club meeting – 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. Program about amateur radio satellites: "AMSAT - UK's FUNcube Dongle & Live Demo!" by Dennis/K3DS. Open to the public. Information: www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ ARRL.NET or 610.432.8286.
Melissa A. Sterner, 50, of Whitehall, died May 31, 2013, at her residence.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Martha M. (Andrusky) Bammer of Whitehall and the late Thomas H. Baumer Jr.; and the biological daughter of Allen E. Gross.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter, Madison Lynn Sterner; a sister, Karen and her husband Brad Fogel; a brother, Thomas Bammer III; a sister, Samantha and her husband Thomas Hodge Jr.; and companion, Larry Weaver.
Contributions may be made to the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.