Catasauqua Press

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Catasauqua: Arbor Day event planned

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua Shade Tree Commission invites the public to attend its annual Arbor Day celebration 10 a.m. Saturday at Catasauqua Park, Church and St. John streets.

The celebration will be held in the large pavilion next to the pool. Trees will be dedicated to individuals who have made a difference in the community.

There is plenty of free parking in the main parking lot.

This program is an annual public service program of the borough by the Shade Tree Commission and the mayor.

Refreshments will be served.

Suzan J. Dreisbach

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

lab registrar

Suzan J. Dreisbach, 61, of Northampton, died April 1, 2017, in the inpatient hospice unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Timothy C. Dreisbach for 37 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen Prickler and Rose Ann (Reiter) Prickler of Northampton.

She was a lab registrar at Sacred Heart Medical, Northampton, a subsidiary of Sacred Heart Hospital, for many years until she retired in 2011.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church.

Elizabeth (Linsky) Strasser

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

102 years old

Elizabeth (Linsky) Strasser, 102, formerly of Cementon, died April 8, 2017, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Frank S. Strasser.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Fetchko) Linsky.

She was a seamstress for the former Garren Garment Company, Allentown, for more than 40 years until she retired in 1976.

She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown.

She is survived by nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

CATASAUQUA POLICE

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

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 30

Police responded to a noise complaint in the 100 block of Second Street.

A report of harassment brought officers to the 600 block of Front Street.

Police were called to the 300 block of Walnut Street to investigate a report of theft.

MARCH 31

A domestic call brought officers to the unit block of Second Street.

Police were called to the 700 block of Second Street to investigate a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident.

Catherine Burch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Ormrod

Catherine “Katie” Burch, 94, died April 14, 2017, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of George L. Burch for 67 years.

Born in Ormrod, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Paraschak) Gresser.

She was a lifelong Catholic.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, George P. and his wife Bernadine; a daughter, Kathy and her husband Michael Carey; three granddaughters, Megan and her fiance Tom Collins and Lauren and Taylor Carey; a sister, Stella Halal; and a stepgrandson, Thomas and his wife Jami Lipe.