Catasauqua Press

Friday, May 26, 2017

Rosemary M. Mullner

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Rosemary M. Mullner, 81, of Coplay, died May 18, 2017, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late John J. Mullner Sr.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Frank J. and Hermina I. (Lohr) Stranzl.

She was chief deputy of registrar of wills for Lehigh County until she retired.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

She was a lifelong member of Coplay Saengerbund and Coplay Democratic Club.

James Edward Murphy III

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Lehigh Township

James Edward Murphy III, 54, of Allentown and formerly of Lehigh Township, died May 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown.

Born in Rockville Centre, N.Y., he was a son of Maribeth (Forster) Murphy and the late James Murphy Jr.

He was a contractor for many years in the Lehigh Valley and Pocono areas. He was earlier a chef in New Jersey.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Joseph J. Murphy of Florida; two brothers, Sean M. Murphy and Colin S. Murphy and his wife Tiffany, both of Lehigh Township; and two grandchildren.

Tillie Sommers

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Tillie Sommers, 96, formerly of Coplay, died May 18, 2017, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Frank G. Sommers.

Born in Whitehall Township, she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Oleksak) Gladish.

She was a floor lady for the former Coplay Dress Company for many years.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles, and of the church’s rosary society.

Troy Gilbert

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Troy Gilbert, 51, of Macungie, died peacefully May 17, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Robert A. and Dorothea M. (Helfrich) Gilbert.

He was a 1984 graduate of Emmaus High School.

He was a route salesman for various companies.

He was inducted into the Trexlertown Hall of Fame for softball.

Helena L. Stoudt

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Helena L. Stoudt, 87, of Northampton, died May 15, 2017, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Gilbert “Gip” F. Stoudt.

Born in Germansville, she was a daughter of the late Alvin D. and Lettie I. (Semmel) Snyder.

She was a bookkeeper for Phillips Feed & Grain, Germansville; Rollie’s Ice Cream; and Stoudt Wealth Management, Northampton.

John J. Nederostek

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

VFW Post 7293 member

John J. Nederostek, 99, formerly of Fullerton and Allentown, died May 20, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Kiss) Nederostek.

Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Joseph J. and Mary C. (Kolumbar) Nederostek.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a Tech 4 medic/surgical tech in the Pacific Theatre.

He was a general foreman at the former Whitehall Cement Company.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Allentown, and of Holy Name Society.

Sylvia Mondjack

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Thrift Store volunteer

Sylvia C. Mondjack, 75, of North Catasauqua, died May 20, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth M. (Ference) Mondjack.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School and attended Allentown Business School. She studied art and sculpting at Baum School of Art.

She retired from Agere, formerly Western Electric, after working there for 42 years.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, North Catasauqua.

Lawrence G. Yadush

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Fullerton Fire Company life member

Lawrence G. Yadush, 73, of Northampton, died May 9, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of Patricia (Krech) Yadush of Easton.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George J. and Anna (Patrick) Yadush.

He attended Whitehall High School and was an Alvernia College graduate.

He was in the U.S. Army and was in Vietnam.

He was retired from the Whitehall Police Department. He was currently employed with Covenant Security Services.

He was a member of Green Pond United Methodist Church, Easton.

Donald R. Hontz

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Donald R. Hontz, 90, of Whitehall, died May 9, 2017, in the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s. He was the husband of the late Evelyn S. (Hushkek) Hontz.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Earl W. Sr. and Ida (Whitehouse) Hontz.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a foreman for PP&L for 42 years until he retired in 1989.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

He is survived by a daughter, Donna Biancamano and her husband Anthony; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.