Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 20, 2018

Robert D. Hiestand

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Robert D. Hiestand, 90, of Whitehall, died Aug. 6, 2018, at Luther Crest Health Care Center, Allentown. He was the husband of Althea E. (Petrie) for 69 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Elvin J. and Helen (Berg) Hiestand.

He was a 1946 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

He worked in the installation division of Western Electric for 30 years until he retired in 1982.

He was of the United Church of Christ faith.

He was a woodworker and had built a doll house for each granddaughter.

Barbara J. Caserta

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Barbara J. Caserta, 72, of Walnutport, died Aug. 10, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of William J. Caserta for 50 years.

Born in Englewood, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Edith (Ashe) Mattson.

She was employed by the Lehigh Valley Health Network in the patient education/administrative departments for 25 years. She and her husband owned and operated Business Services Unlimited, Emmaus, for 23 years, from which she retired in 2012.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville.

Angelina M. Borsetti

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of North Catasauqua

Angelina M. Borsetti, 95, of North Catasauqua, died Aug. 12, 2018, at HCR ManorCare, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Amadeo “Scotty” C. Borsetti.

Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Louis and Anna (Lama) Pofi.

She worked for City View Diner, D&D Sports and Modern Universal Pants Factory and, most recently, Robinson & Robinson Inc. of Allentown.

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

She is survived by a son, Amedeo M.; nieces; and nephews.

Richard W. Stewart

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

American Legion Post 353 member

Richard W. Stewart, 86, of Northampton, died Aug. 12, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of Helen B. (Broomhall) Stewart for 64 years.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Walter and Mildred (Teeple) Stewart.

He was in the U.S. Navy from 1949 to 1953.

He was a computer programmer for more than 40 years at various companies, including The National Security Agency, Sandura and Phoenix Clothes of Whitehall. He finished his career at JN Davis Company, Evanston, Ill., and Ducks Unlimited Inc. He was, briefly, a life insurance salesman.

William R. Brobst III

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Salvation Army employee

William “Billy” R. Brobst III, 25, of Whitehall, died Aug. 11, 2018.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of William R. Jr. and Angela (Hyrowich) Brobst of Whitehall.

He worked for the Salvation Army, Whitehall.

He was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Allentown.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandmother, Trudy Brobst and her companion Jackson Myers of Ocala, Fla.; maternal grandmother, Linda Hyrowich and her companion Mark Bednar of Whitehall; aunts; uncles; cousins; and friends.

Kathleen E. Mullins

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

WHS cafeteria worker

Kathleen E. (Schaffer) Mullins, 91, of Whitehall, died Aug. 4, 2018. She was the wife of the late Donald D. Mullins for 65 years.

Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Hilda (Phifer) Schaffer.

She was a Whitehall High School cafeteria worker for many years.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

She is survived by a daughter, Colleen M. Chryst of Fullerton; a son, Richard D. and his wife Barbara of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; four grandchildren, Abby, Allyson, Jennifer and John; and three great-grandchildren.

Kay L. Fritz

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

server at former Miller’s Diner

Kay L. Fritz, 61, of Walnutport, died Aug. 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus. She was the wife of the late Gary D. Fritz.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Roland Rinker and Althea (Fogelman) Rinker of Coplay.

She was a server at the former Miller’s Diner, Northampton, for five years.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

Larry Becker

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua member

Larry Becker, 76, of Camp Hill and formerly of Catasauqua, died Aug. 1, 2018, at Elmcroft of Dillsburg. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Williams) Becker.

Born in Catasauqua, be was a son of the late Willard F. and Olive (Keller) Becker.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Betty A. Hall

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

NSD cafeteria cashier

Betty A. Hall, 93, of Northampton, died July 30, 2018, at her home. She was the wife of the late Richard Hall.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Raymond Spengler and the late Irma (Ritter) Spengler.

She was a cafeteria cashier for the Northampton School District for 16 years until she retired in 1985.

She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Northampton.

Margaret A. Moser-Schell

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethel

Margaret A. (Heckman) Moser-Schell, 94, of Bethel and formerly of Krumsville, died July 28, 2018, at Laurel Center Nursing and Rehab, Hamburg. She was the wife of the late Francis R. Moser and the late Robert G. Schell.

Born in Lower Nazareth Township, she was a daughter of the late Robert M. and Mabel (Seibold) Heckman.

She attended Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Krumsville.