Catasauqua Press

Sunday, April 30, 2017

John R. Deutsch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

heavyweight boxer

John “Jack” R. Deutsch, 76, of Whitehall Township, died unexpectedly April 7, 2017. He was the husband of Mary Deutsch for 41 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Ida Deutsch and the late John Deutsch and stepmother Tessie Deutsch. He grew up in Northampton and Egypt.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corporation for more than 35 years and retired in 1995 when steel-making at the Bethlehem main plant closed. He was a heavyweight boxer, runner and bouncer in the Lehigh Valley.

Lorraine C. Hoffman

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Hess’s retiree

Lorraine C. Hoffman, 88, of Catasauqua, died April 8, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Dale S. Hoffman.

Born in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Quentin D. and Hilda I. Heberling Hartzell.

She worked at Hess’s Department Store, Allentown, for more than 25 years until she retired.

She was a craft show vendor.

NORTHAMPTON POLICE

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

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Officers were called to the 2100 block of Washington Avenue to investigate damage to a vehicle.

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A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles brought police to the 100 block of East Fourth Street.

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Police responded to a report of an unwanted man in the 1000 block of Canal Street.

A domestic call brought officers to the 1600 block of Main Street.

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Doris J. Butz

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Schnecksville

Doris J. Butz, 91, of Schnecksville, died April 9, 2017, in Gracedale Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Butz.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Florence M. (Snyder) Guth.

She is survived by a son, Dennis R. of Whitehall; a sister, Jeanne Sook of Luther Crest; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Arrangements were made by Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Allentown.

Joseph Felix

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

union painter

Joseph Felix, 78, of Whitehall, died April 9, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Schneider) Felix for 47 years.

Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Frank and Lucy (Dobish) Felix.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

He was a union painter in the Lehigh Valley for many years.

He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Coplay,

He was a lifetime member of the Catholic War Veterans.

college corner

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in

Resident receives academic honor

NCC

Four students at Northampton Community College (NCC) have been named to the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for students at two-year colleges. Each honoree receives a tuition waiver to any college within the Pennsylvania state system.

Michael Rex, of Northampton, is currently in his last semester at NCC and is planning to transfer to Kutztown University in the fall, where he will be a secondary education major in mathematics.

Raymond J. Mondschein

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Catholic Church member

Raymond J. Mondschein, 90, of Northampton, died April 13, 2017, in Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. He was the husband of Nancy C. (Cebula) Mondschein for 62 years.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Burits) Mondschein.

He was a Villanova University graduate.

He was an U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He retired from Erie Insurance Company, where he had been a claims adjuster for many years.

He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Coplay.

Coplay: Trinity UCC will hold spaghetti, meatballs dinner

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a spaghetti and meatballs dinner 4-7 p.m. April 29 at Fellowship Hall, Third and Coplay streets.

The event is open to the public,

The kitchen will prepare the pasta dishes with all the sides, including salad, garlic bread and more.

There will also be flowers for sale at the event.

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West Coplay Maenner- chor, 3326 N. Ruch St., will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon April 30.