June J. Kozero, 80, of Walnutport and formerly of Northampton, died Feb. 3, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Salisbury. She was the wife of the late Bernard T. Kozero.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Stephen Walczuk and a niece of Mary (Walczuk) Huntzinger, who raised her.
She was a homemaker all her life.
She was a member of the former St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Northampton, until its closing.
Hilda R. Burker, 92, of Coplay, died Jan. 2, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Stephen F. Burker.
Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Keppel) Nickischer.
She was a seamstress for the former Clyde Clothing Manufacturing.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles.
She was a member of the Franciscan Friars of Easton.
She lived for her children. She was the family rock and, by example, taught her children how to love and believe.
Linda Lee Brunner, 74, of Northampton, died Jan. 10, 2019, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. She was the wife of Robert “Larry” Lawrence Brunner for 50 years.
Born in Pawnee City, Neb., she was a daughter of the late Herman and Mae Veora (Buman) Bausch.
She graduated from Junction City High School, Kansas; and Ozarks Technical Community College.
She worked at Mellon Bank, Stroudsburg.
Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Patricia A. Petrasovits, 86, of Coplay, died Feb. 3, 2019, at Fellowship Manor. She was the wife of the late William J. Petrasovits for 35 years.
Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Earle G. and Genevieve (White) Proctor.
She was a secretary at the former First National Bank, Allentown, for 40 years before she retired in 1991.
She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, where she was a volunteer and a member of the Altar & Rosary Society.
Martin P. Cisco, 88, formerly of Whitehall, died Feb. 1, 2019. He was the husband of the late Lillian Severynse Cisco.
Born in Lyndhurst, N.J., he was a son of the late William and Marion Diamond Cisco.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps, the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the U.S. Navy.
He was a New Jersey state trooper and a claims agent for New York Life and the New Jersey Transit Corporation.
He was a former member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
Officers responded to reports of criminal mischief on Hunter and Fifth streets.
Police investigated a suspicious vehicle at Front and Arch streets.
The department assisted Catasauqua police with a disturbance in the 300 block of Howertown Road.
Traffic stops were conducted at Main and Grove streets and Front and Arch streets.
Officers assisted the fire department in the 1100 block of Front Street.
A traffic stop was conducted at Second and Chapel streets.
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Robert “Erk” T. Erkinger, 72, of North Catasauqua, died Feb. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Constance “Connie” J. (Snyder) Erkinger for 50 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Angela P. Erkinger.
He was a 1964 graduate of Whitehall High School.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was a roofer for 30 years with the Roofers Union, Local 30, until he retired. He then worked part-time in maintenance at Precision Medical.
Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.
A reportable accident involving two vehicles occurred at East 21st Street and Mill Court.
At 10th Street and Washington Avenue, police responded to a reportable accident involving two vehicles.