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Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Cat adoptions to be held Oct. 12

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter will be holding a cat and kitten adoptions event 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 12 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville.

For adoption information, call 610-737-4057.

For other information, call 610-760-9009.

Vera I. (Rolen) Bogush

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Vera I. (Rolen) Bogush, 65, of Coplay, died Oct. 2, 2013, after a battle with cancer. She was the wife of William R. Bogush.

Born in Hope, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Thelma (Timberman) Breidinger and a stepdaughter of Kenneth L. Rolen.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John and his wife Rose Heater; a grandson, Sean Heater; two sisters, Loraine Russo and Thelma May; a brother, Edgar J. Parker; and 10 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Robert M. Parker.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.

Frances A. (Bednarcik) Bobyak

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former township clerk

Frances A. (Bednarcik) Bobyak, 80, of Fullerton Village and the Oakwood section of Whitehall, died Oct. 1, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice. She was the wife of the late Michael J. Bobyak.

Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late John M. and Theresa (Mayer) Bednarcik.

She was a Central Catholic High School graduate.

She worked in the patisserie of Wegman's, Tilghman Street, Allentown, for eight years. She was also a clerk in the Whitehall Township treasurer's office.

William L. Widner

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

carpenter

William L. Widner, 94, of Allentown, died Oct. 6, 2013, in the Lutheran Home at Topton under hospice care. He was the husband of the late Hilda M. (Rosner) Widner for 60 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Louis and Mary (Grosschadl) Widner.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a carpenter and worked for Bracy Contracting for many years.

He was a member of Saint Paul's Catholic Church, Allentown.

He was a life member of both the LV Carpenters Union 600 and Fearless Fire Company.

Rescue Mission

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Dinner to be served Oct. 12

WAEB 790 radio personality Bobby Gunther Walsh will again be dishing up his famous homemade meatballs to raise money for the Allentown Rescue Mission 4-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

There is no fee for the dinner but a free-will offering is requested.

To place a pledge offering, call 610-841-4999.

For more than 100 years, the mission has been a place where men have begun to experience restoration with God, their families and their communities.

The goal for each man is self-sufficiency.

Harold "Budd" W. Barr

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Trinity Memorial Lutheran

Harold "Budd" W. Barr, 92, of Catasauqua, died Oct. 2, 2013, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He was the husband of Jeannette (Matchette) Barr of Catasauqua for 67 years.

Born in Pine Grove, he was a son of the late Charles and Laura (Reinhart) Barr.

He attended Pine Grove High School.

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

He worked at PBNE Railroad/Bethlehem Steel for 40 years. He worked part time at Sears automotive department for 20 years.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.

Allentown Band

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Dinner, concert set for Nov. 26

Allentown Band will be celebrating 50 years with its annual holiday dinner and concert 7-9 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, I-78 and Route 100, Fogelsville.

This event is a great opportunity to meet and greet John Philip Sousa IV, the great-grandson of the legendary bandmaster.

A special book singing of his latest book "John Philip Sousa's America" is scheduled 6-7 p.m.

Baritone Chet Brown will also join the band for some seasonal favorites.

Deadline for reservations is Oct. 25.

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Flea in Her Ear," 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 12; 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176

"Einstein's Girl:" Gia Mora, 7 p.m. Oct. 18: Charlie Barnett, piano, State Theatre Cabaret in the Acopian Ballroom, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132