Catasauqua Press

Friday, October 19, 2018

Gregory J. Wetherhold Sr.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owned Klecknersville Hotel

Gregory J. Wetherhold Sr., 73, of Cherryville, died Oct. 5, 2018, at the VNA Hospice, St. Luke’s, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Linda J. (Fenstermaker) Wetherhold.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George and Althea (Gehris) Wetherhold.

He worked for C&K Carriers, Walnutport, and later for 14 years at Carlisle Trucking, Fogelsville, until he retired in 2017. He was a former co-owner and operator of the Klecknersville Hotel, Moore Township.

CMS News: PTF meeting is Oct. 16

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in School

There will be a PTF meeting 7-8 p.m. Oct. 16 in the library.

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Picture retake day is scheduled for Oct. 19.

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Looking ahead: There will be an early dismissal Oct. 31.

Catasauqua Middle School will dismiss students 12:20 p.m.

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If you have any school news or updates for this column, email the information to sanderson@tnonline.com, and I’ll be sure to include it in an upcoming column.

Have a great week.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

MONDAY 15

Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. at the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

TUESDAY 16

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 6 p.m. at the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m. at the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m. at the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Frank J. Bauer

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Frank “Fats” J. Bauer, 90, of Northampton, died Oct. 4, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Katherine (Bilder) Bauer for 69 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Ulrich Sr. and Elizabeth (Reiter) Bauer.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He worked at the former Sandora/Tarkett for many years.

He was a member of the former Our Lady of Hungary Church, presently Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

He was a member of the Friendly Fifties and Knights of Columbus and was a pierogi volunteer for the former St. Nicholas Ukrainian Club.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 24

In the 500 block of Wood Street, a dispute between a husband and wife occurred.

Police assisted adult probation at Pyramid Healthcare, 124 Bridge St.

At Apartments for the Elderly, 118 Bridge St., officers sought information regarding a case.

A suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Third Street was reported to the department. A stolen plate was recovered and the vehicle towed.

In the 200 block of Wood Street, a subject was detained on a warrant and taken to central booking.

John H. Marakovitz

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Coplay American Legion member

John H. Marakovitz, 95, formerly of Coplay, died Oct. 4, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of the late Catherine A. (Breitfeller) Marakovitz.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late John J. and Mary (Stubits) Marakovits.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and a veteran of World War II. He received a Bronze Star Medal with the 324th Infantry.

He was a welder and fitter for 42 years at the former Bethlehem Steel until he took retirement in 1987. He was an Electrolux salesman until the age of 90.

Jean S. Raubenhold

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Jean S. Raubenhold, 93, of Allentown and formerly of Northampton, died Oct. 2, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Raubenhold.

She was a daughter of the late George S. and Elsie M. (Moyer) Sicher.

She was an order picker for the former Lehigh Candy and Tobacco Company. She also was a riveter for the former Vultee Aircraft Company, Allentown.

She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Allentown.