Catasauqua Press

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 20

A vehicle was tagged in the 100 block of Second Street.

At Silver Manor, 2 Front St., police responded to a dispute between a husband and wife.

Officers responded to an animal complaint in the 900 block of Race Street.

At Catasauqua Park & Playground, 500 St. John St., a dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred.

On North 12th Street, members of the department asked questions regarding custody issues.

Roxane V. Longenbach

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Potts Doggie Shop

Roxane V. Longenbach, 59, of Whitehall, died Feb. 22, 2017. She was the wife of Richard A. Longenbach.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Gloria (Kreglow) Lynn.

She worked at Potts Doggie Shop, Northampton.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Rafe M. and Ross G.; a granddaughter, Rayna; two sisters, Diana Silvius and Melissa and her husband Jerry Meltsch; nieces; and nephews.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 23

At Howertown Road and Chapel Street, a traffic stop was conducted. A wanted person was found.

In the 1000 block of Seventh Street, a burning violation brought out police.

An abandoned vehicle in the 1300 block of Third Street was reported to the department.

A suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Third Street was reported to police.

Members of the department conducted a welfare check in the 1100 block of Third Street.

FEB. 24

Northampton: Friendly Fifties to meet March 13

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. March 13 in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave. Parkland High School’s Strolling Strings will perform.

If Northampton schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather, the meeting is canceled.

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Northampton Exchange Club will holds its annual spring craft fair and tricky tray raffle 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 19 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Admission is free.

John Weber

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Cross Country Clothes

John Weber, 94, of Northampton, died Feb. 16, 2017, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Szabina (Rabold) Weber.

Born in Grossdorf, Austria, he was a son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Kuzmitch) Weber. He worked at Cross Country Clothes for 30 years.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church.

He is survived by a son, John; two daughters, Rose and her husband Edward Bendekovitz and Mary and her husband Richard Leitold; and four grandchildren, Monica, Eric and his wife Nicole, Kelsea and Rick.

Irene A. Megargell-Hess

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter’s UCC member

Irene A. (Woodring) Megargell-Hess, 99, formerly of Northampton and of the Devon House, Allentown, died Feb. 24, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. She was the wife of the late George M. Megargell and the late Kervin R. Hess.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Walter W. and Bertha (Traugher) Woodring.

She was a trimmer for the former Cross County Clothes-Botany 500 Group, Northampton, for more than 28 years until she retired in 1982.

She was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Seemsville.

Northampton police

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 24

A domestic dispute between a male and female in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue occurred, police said.

FEB. 25

Police responded to a domestic dispute between a male and two females in the 1400 block of Canal Street.

Criminal mischief at East 22nd Street and Line Alley was reported to the department. The report said the passenger-side window of a legally parked vehicle was smashed.

FEB. 26

Credit card fraud in the 200 block of Diamond Street was reported.

FEB. 27

Edwin H. Marsteller

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Penn Allen Glass past employee

Edwin H. Marsteller, 86, of The Villages at Lady Lake, Fla., died Feb. 26, 2017. He was the husband of Evelyn R. (Carl) Marsteller for 63 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Wallace and Reda (Christman) Marsteller.

He was an Emmaus High School graduate.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was employed by Penn Allen Glass until he took retirement.

He was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Allentown.

Hermina Ivankovits

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Coplay

Hermina Ivankovits, 89, formerly of Coplay, died in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Feb. 27, 2017. She was the wife of the late August L. Ivankovits.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Theresa (Polzer) Marth.

She was a graduate of Northampton High School.

She worked for 30 years for the former Western Electric, Allentown, until she retired.

She was, while in Houston after her retirement, involved with Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.