Louis Panny Jr., 79, of Northampton, died Nov. 7, 2012, at Muhlenberg Hospital. He was the husband of Agnes (Miksits) Panny for 53 years.
Born in New York City, he was a son of the late Louis and Theresa (Wechsler) Panny. He was a lance corporal in the U.S. Marines during the Korean conflict.
He worked for Piels Brewery and Ciba Pharmaceuticals. He and his wife owned and operated Panny's Market, Northampton, and the Plaza Deli, Fogelsville.
Edwin F. Kotrosits, 84, of Northampton, formerly of Coplay, died Nov. 22, 2012, at home. He was the husband of Jean M. (Gaczor) Kotrosits for 63 years.
Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Mary Gibiser.
He was in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was a quality control manager for Fuller Company, Catasauqua, for 37 years. He then was a consultant for GATX, Bethlehem, for eight years.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles.
He was a charter member and past president of the Coplay Lions Club.
Amy L. Bogert, 38, of Coplay, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of John C. Sr. and Cynthia A. (Solt) Cser, with whom she resided.
She was a Whitehall High School graduate.
She was a former customer service representative for T-Mobile, Allentown.
Althea C. Stianche, 76, of Northampton, died Nov. 13, 2012, in L. V. Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Bernard J. Stianche.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late William and Anna (Getz) Serfass. She worked at the former Clyde Shirt Factory and at Durkee Foods.
She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northampton.
She was a member of the Raccoon Club, Northampton.
Agnes Feichtel, 97, of Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown, died Oct. 31, 2012.
Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Theresia (Samer) Feichtel.
She was a seamstress, sample blouse maker and seller at several sewing factories, including Phoenix Clothing, and made World War II uniforms.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles. At the church, she was a member of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality.
It was pasta night at S. Mary's.
Catasauqua High School students Lauren Pluchinsky and Zach Stopay discuss a children's book with Sheckler Elementary School students recently during the school's Guest Reader Day. A group of CHS students spent the afternoon at the school reading books and interacting with students in individual classes.
Girl Scouts had a night of fun at a local roller skating rink.
Sheckler Elementary School Students of the Month for October were recognized during the Catasauqua Area School Board's Nov. 12 meeting. From left in front are Kylee Leibenguth, Hunter Reitz, Alex Sasdi and Michael Andrews; and in back are Evan Webber, Breonna Brinkley, Roxie Grille and Ryan Casey. With the students is Sheckler Principal Eric Dauberman.
Mea and Molly Allison whispered their Christmas wish lists into Santa's ears at the St. Mary's Church Holiday Breakfast Nov. 2. Mea's list included a Dream Lites pillow; Molly is hoping for one more missing front tooth, among other things. The sisters are from Northampton. See page 16 for more photos of the event.