Catasauqua Press

Monday, February 19, 2018

Marjorie L. Moser

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Marjorie L. (Seier) Moser, 83, of Northampton, died Jan. 24, 2018, in Orefield, Upper Macungie Township. She was the wife of the late Norwood D. Moser.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Margaret H. (Mushko) Seier.

She was a loop sewer and seamstress for both the former Universal and Modern Pant companies of Northampton; the former Grief Company, Allentown; and of Fernbrook, Forest Inn, for more than 40 years.

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

She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Facility receives five-star rating

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Cedarbrook

The Center for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS), has released its 2017 third-quarter ratings for nursing home facilities, and Cedarbrook received five out of five stars for overall quality, as well as four out of five stars on both quality measures and registered nurse staffing.

“I want to commend and recognize the hard work and commitment of the Cedarbrook staff,” Lehigh County Executive Philips Armstrong said. “Their everyday efforts, from caring for residents and running the facility, are the reason we’ve been rewarded with this distinction.”

Pamela J. Holubowski

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Hope Lutheran Church member

Pamela J. Holubowski, 57, of Danielsville, died Jan. 29, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital-Palmerton. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Holubowski.

She was a daughter of M. Jane (Snyder) and the late Robert Wescott of Walnutport.

She was a collection specialist for 11 years for Wells Fargo until she retired in 2013. She worked earlier for Diefenderfer Electric and Winning Magazine, both of Allentown. She also sold Avon products.

She was a member of and an usher at Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville.

She was a member of the Democratic Club of Danielsville.

Dale S. Spengler

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Dale S. Spengler, 77, of Whitehall, died Feb. 3, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of Helen (Guttman) Spengler for 52 years.

Born in East Allen Township, he was a son of the late Ray W. and Luella (Stewart) Spengler.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He worked for many years at the former Everson Electric.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Elaine and her husband Ronald Lutz; a sister-in-law, Ann Wehr; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Robert; and a sister, Joanne.

James E. McRell

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former VFW commander

James E. McRell, 89, of Walnutport, died Feb. 5, 2018, at his residence. He was the husband of Annette H. (Handwerk) McRell.

Born in East Allen Township, he was a son of the late Alexander and Grace (Dech) McRell.

He graduated from Northampton Area High School in 1947.

He was a third class radarman in the U.S. Navy from 1948-1952. A Korean War veteran, he was awarded the National Defense and Navy Occupational Service Medals and received a Navy unit commendation.

Sue M. Hertz

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John Fisher Church member

Sue M. Hertz, 96, of Northampton, died Feb. 11, 2018, at her residence in Renaissance Senior Living. She was the wife of the late Charles Hertz.

Born in Czechoslovakia, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Schultz) Korenko.

She was a member of St. John Fisher Church, where she was active in the church Altar & Rosary Society and the guild.

She is survived by a son, Richard and his wife Beth; four daughters, Marianne, Maureen, Judith and Susan; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Happenings

Monday, February 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 12

• Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Quota Club of Northampton meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Information, cost (for dinner) and reservations: 610-262-5070

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

FEB. 13

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information: 610-437-3700

Entries now open for Student Poetry Project

Friday, February 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 25 and April 26 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.

Robin Reichert to read

Friday, February 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

LV STORYTELLERS:

The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and Godfrey Daniels present Robin Reichert in the 2018 Children’s Storytelling Series, 2 p.m. Feb. 18, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.

Cops ’n’ Kids will hand out free books.

Reichert’s illustrated book, “Feather Gifts for All Ages,” explores the wisdom found in nature.

Information: godfreydaniels.org; lvstorytelling.org