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Rosemarie Moats

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in North Catasauqua

Rosemarie Ann Figura Moats, formerly of North Catasauqua, died April 15, 2013. She was the wife of the late George C. Moats for 53 years.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Emery J. and Mary C. (Kubik) Figura.

She is survived by three children, Annette and her husband Daniel Zellner, Mark and his wife Debra, and Donna and her husband Kenneth Boyce; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by a brother, John.

colonial league track and field top performers

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Sports

BOYS

100 - 1. Cam Richardson (Northwestern) 10.8, 2. Trent Silfies (So. Lehigh) 11.1, 3. Javante Tooley (Wilson) 11.3;

200 - 1. Caleb Johnson (No. Lehigh) 22.5, 2. Cam Richardson (Northwestern) 22.9, 3. Austin Shupp (Palmerton);

400 - 1. Caleb Johnson (No. Lehigh) 50.92, 2. Collin Bergey (So. Lehigh) 51.6, 3. Jryi Davis (Bangor) 52.4;

800 - 1. Kyle Gonoude (Salisbury) 2:03.9, 2. Mathew Handley (Wilson) 2:08.6, 3. Anthony Brinkley (Catasauqua) 2:09.1;

Edwards honored

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Catasauqua's Zac Edwards received an award given to recognize and honor a demonstration of excellence in scholarship, leadership, and community service at the recently Donley Awards for Excellence breakfast.

Edwards was Catasauqua High School's representative. Zac's parents, Robert and Teresa, also attended the breakfast along with Catasauqua High School Principal Dave Ascani and guidance counselor Eric Snyder.

The banquet was Monday, April 15, at the Best Western Hotel.

David A. Newhard

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Coplay

David A. Newhard, 74, of Whitehall, died April 16, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Linda R. (Lifland) Newhard for 46 years.

Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Edwin M. and Dorothy K. (Trankley) Newhard.

He was a draftsman for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Bethlehem.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David II of Whitehall and Christopher of New York City;and a daughter, Jamie of St. Louis, Mo.

He was predeceased by two brothers, George and James Newhard.

Julia J. Yost

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Saengerbund member

Julia J. Yost, 93, formerly of Coplay, died April 17, 2013, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Rudolph F. Yost.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Joseph F. and Julia (Hadl) Meyer.

She was a sewing machine operator for the former Universal Pants Company, Northampton.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay, and of its Altar and Rosary Society.

She was a member of the Coplay Saengerbund.

Mildred A. Morgan

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

eldest church member

Mildred "Millie" A. Morgan, 97, of Catasauqua, died April 17, 2013, in her son's home, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late John L. Morgan.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George R. and Ellen G. (Kosman) Silfies.

She was the oldest member of Salem United Church of Christ, Catasauqua.

She is survived by a son, Ken and his wife Bernadette of Whitehall; two daughters, Barbara and her husband Clyde Schadler of Catasauqua and Cathy her husband Paul Reiter of Catasauqua; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Walter F. Meyers

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Walter F. Meyers, 84, of Northampton, died April 20, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of the late Agnes (Schloffer) Klipple Meyers.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Laura (Frisch) Meyers.

He was a 1946 graduate of Central Catholic High School and was a member of the 1945 state champion basketball team.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He retired in 1989 from the Lehigh Structural Steel in Allentown after 40 years of service.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

Dorothy A. Chayka

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former assembler

Dorothy A. Chayka, 64, of Northampton, died April 17, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George A. and Marian G. (Tychy) Chayka.

She was an assembler for the former Western Electric Company, Allentown.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, Northampton.

She is survived by a brother, Walter G. Tychy, with whom she resided; and cousins.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.

Happenings

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 25

· Ribbon cutting at The Friendship Tree Thrift store – 5 p.m., 107 N. Chestnut St., Bath. Information: Sharon Davis, 610-973-4404.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Bingo – Doors open 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m., Petersville Rod and Gun Club, Moore Township. Information: 610-261-2210.

Survivors to be honored June 22 at Relay for Life

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Columns

The Relay For Life of Whitehall will recognize and salute local cancer survivors and their caregivers 6 p.m. June 22 during a special ceremony in the Whitehall High School stadium. Dinner will be provided through donations from local restaurants.

I invite every survivor and caregiver in the Whitehall-Coplay, Northampton, Catasauqua and Allentown School Districts to attend this ceremony, which is open to the public.