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Mary T. Frisina

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Stiles

Mary T. Frisina, 97, of Lynbrook, N.Y., died Sept. 15, 2012, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Frank Frisina.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Franck and Terese (Keppel) Yandrasitz.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Hewlett, N.Y.

She is survived by a son, Frank J. and his wife Ellen; two daughters, Kathleen and her husband Robert Drago and Dolores Frisina; two grandchildren, John Anthony Norton and Jessica Frisina; a sister, Helen Betz; and a brother, William Yandrasitz.

Motorist charged for striking 5-year-old child at bus stop

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

A Whitehall Township motorist has been charged with recklessly endangering another person for striking a 5-year-old boy at a school bus stop in Whitehall Township.

Beverly A. Bell, 62, of 1 Maryland Circle, Apt. 238, also was charged Sept. 27 with summary offenses of careless and reckless driving, meeting or overtaking a school bus and driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.

Margaret E. Jones

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Cementon

Margaret E. Jones, 95, of Pennsburg, formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 17, 2012, at Pennsburg Manor, Pennsburg. She was the wife of the late Leighton W. Jones.

Born in Cementon, she was the daughter of the late George and Susan (Sholtz) Klimek.

She was a sewing machine operator for Brumar Ind., Allentown, for many years before retiring.

She attended St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Allentown, where she helped with the quilters' group.

She is survived by a daughter; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

New guidance staff comes to CMS

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School welcomes two new faculty members to its guidance department.

Amy Dymond-Jones, who has been at CMS for seven years, will head the Olweu Bullying Prevention Program and will serve as the assigned counselor for all grade levels this academic year.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

Amy Miller has returned this year after spending time at the middle school last spring. This semester Miller will serve as a guidance intern.

Betty J. Kleppinger

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

Betty J. Kleppinger, 76, died Sept. 8, 2012, at Gracedale Nursing Home.

She was the daughter of the late Marvin and Mabel (Easterday) Kleppinger.

She worked in the office of Phoenix Clothes, Allentown.

She was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville, where she taught Sunday school for a number of years.

She is survived by three sisters, Emma Thurston of Butler, Naomi and her husband Alton Zigenfuss of Walnutport and Maybelle and her husband Jonathan Smith of Lebanon; nieces; and nephews.

Northampton police

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 17

· Police responded to a verbal dispute between a man and woman in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.

SEPTEMBER 18

· A motor vehicle crash brought officers to Main Street and Lerchenmiller Drive.

SEPTEMBER 19

· Police responded to report of an intoxicated man who punched a woman in the 1800 block of Main Street.

· A report of a sink smashed off the wall in the women's bathroom brought officers to Municipal Park.

SEPTEMBER 20

Theresa Ann "Tess" Gerhard

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

YMCA retiree

Theresa Ann "Tess" Gerhard, 66, of North Catasauqua, died Sept.16, 2012. She was the wife of Kurt W. Gerhard.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Anna M. (Schlacter) and B. Jerome Gillespie.

She was a 1964 graduate of Central Catholic High School.

She recently retired from The Suburban North YMCA, Catasauqua, where she was employed for the past 22 years.

She was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

Michael D. Stout

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Michael D. Stout, 35, of Northampton, died Sept. 17, 2012, at home.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of William P. Stout of Chaymont Bay, N.Y., and Barbara Deily of Northampton.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepfather, Glenn Deily at home; a brother, William M. Stout of Northampton; maternal grandparents, Ronald and Katie Updegrove of Northampton; and an aunt of Northampton.

Contributions may be made to the family, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.