Avery M. Ziegenfus, 22, of Jim Thorpe, died July 9, 2017, in East Penn Township, Carbon Coun- ty.
Born in Lehighton, he was a son of Kelly A. and Kim D. (Schaffer) Ziegenfus of Penn Forest Township.
He was a forklift operator in the shipping department of Arlington Plastics Company, Scranton, and later in the detail department of Tom Hesser Nissan, Dunmore.
He attended St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Towamensing.
Margaret “Peg” J. Barrington, 89, of Whitehall, died July 10, 2017. She was the wife of the late Edward F. J. Barrington for 40 years.
She was a daughter of the late Frank A. and Helen Flynn.
She is survived by her caregiver and friends.
Contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 4000, Development Office, Allentown, 18105; or to St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 1229 Third St., North Catasauqua, 18032.
Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.
Magdalen Garrison, 73, of Coplay, died July 9, 2017, at Blough Nursing Home, Bethlehem. Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Lamb) Kaich. She was the wife of Herbert Garrison for 54 years.
She was a 1961 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.
She worked at the Bon-Ton distribution center for 11 years. She was a secretary at St. Peter Catholic Church, Coplay, for 23 years.
John E. Gulla Jr., 81, of Northampton, died July 13, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital — Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Wolfer) Gulla for 60 years.
Born in Ormrod, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Romanic) Gulla.
He worked at GAF and Tarkett for 42 years.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church where he was a pierogie volunteer.
He was a vice president of Local 691 for many years. He was a member of the Friendly Fifties and of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Club.
Janet J. Jones, 76, of Laurys Station and formerly of Walnutport, died July 11, 2017, at her granddaughter’s home in Slatington. She was the wife of the late Barry L. Jones for 43 years.
Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Julie (Kanas) Woginrich.
She was a 1959 graduate of Northampton High School and attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing.
She was employed by Easton Hospital for several years. In retirement, she assembled retail product displays.
• Altered book art (for teens in grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave.
• Beading club (for teens and adults), 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road
• Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., Coplay. VBS will continue until July 21.
• Disney storytime, 12:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St.
The Focus section in The Press newspapers hopes to resume publication of the “Bud’s View” column as soon as possible.
Please keep Bud Cole in your prayers, and if you would like to send him a card, his address is:
Priscilla Payne Hurd Pavilion
St. Luke’s University Hospital
801 Ostrum St.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Sacred Heart Hospital Laboratory based on results of an on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
The facility’s director, Diane Guerrero, MT, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. Sacred Heart Hospital Laboratory is one of more than 7,700 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide.
Sean LaSalle, a sales associate in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, Realtors® Macungie Office, was installed as president-elect of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors® (GLVR). LaSalle will work to improve the GLVR and advocate for home ownership and economic growth.
LaSalle resides in Salisbury Township with his wife, Patricia, and their two children.