Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

Myrtle J. Fried

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

WCSD cafeteria worker

Myrtle “Mert” J. Fried, 92, formerly of Fullerton, died Oct. 2, 2017, at her residence at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Franklin “Pat” D. Fried for 60 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Lillie L. (Yoder) Kline.

She worked in the customer service department for Sears for many years before retiring. She worked in the cafeteria for the Whitehall-Coplay School District.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

James M. Apostolico

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John Fisher Catholic Church member

James M. Apostolico, 69, of Northampton, died Oct. 6, 2017. He was the husband of Susanne (Tassie) Apostolico for 47 years.

Born in Wilmington, Del., he was a son of the late James and Philomena Apostolico.

He was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

He worked for Met Life for 33 years and was a regional manager when he retired.

Anna T. Miklos

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Anna T. Miklos, 82, of Walnutport and formerly of Coplay, died Oct. 3, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late William A. Miklos.

Born in Northampton, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Anna (Ertl) Marx.

She worked in the garment industry in Northampton and Coplay for many years.

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

Werner J. Greb

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

1964 NHS graduate

Werner “Whitey” J. Greb, 71, of The Villages, Florida, formerly of Forest Inn, died Aug. 19, 2017, at his home.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Werner and Rose Nickisher Greb.

He was a scholar athlete and a 1964 graduate of Northampton High School. He attended Lafayette College and graduated from Moravian College.

Arlene M. Butz

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Blue Grass Association member

Arlene M. Butz, 82, of Lower Nazareth Township, died Sept. 28, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services, Easton. She was the wife of Gerald S. Butz for 61 years.

Born in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Mildred (Kline) Shook.

She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hecktown, were she was a member of the Young At Heart senior group and was active with the Helping Hands committee.

She was a member of the Appalachian Fiddler Blue Grass Association.

Clair D. Hunsberger

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Whitehall Twp. commissioner

Clair D. Hunsberger, 86, of Fullerton, died Sept. 27, 2017, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Louise “Mary Lou” M. (Zondlo) Hunsberger for 55 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Franklin and Pearl (Diehl) Hunsberger.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict and was a corporal with the 82nd Airborne Division. He earned two bronze stars.

He was a machinist mechanic at the former Tarkett, Whitehall, for almost 48 years,

He was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church.

Otto C. Saling

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Otto C. Saling, 84, of Catasauqua, died Oct. 3, 2017, at his residence.

Born in New York City, N.Y., he was a son of the late Ludwig and Louise (Hacker) Saling.

He was a combat engineer in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a pharmacy assistant for Hackensack Medical Center for many years until he retired.

He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by a niece, Tina Crossley; and two great-nieces, Kaitlynn and Jacqueline Crossley.

He was predeceased by a brother, Louis; and a nephew, Jesse Crossley.

Rosie McGinley

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Rosie McGinley, 82, of Northampton, died Oct. 2, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice. She was the wife of the late Charles R. McGinley.

Born in Kreidersville, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Stutzenberger) Deutsch.

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

She was a bookkeeper for the former Bennett Plymouth, Northampton, for 50 years before retiring.

Nicholas E. Yarosevich

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

NAA baseball coach

Nicholas E. Yarosevich, 86, of Northampton, died Sept. 30, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center-Cedar Crest, Allentown. He was the husband of Dorothy M. (Mall) Yarosevich for 63 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Louis Jarosewitcz and Tekla (Kozak) Jarosewitcz.

He was a graduate of Northampton High School.

He was a truck driver and laborer for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 44 years before retiring in 1988.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Northampton.

Patricia A. Becker

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua member

Patricia A. Becker, 74, of Camp Hill and formerly of Catasauqua, died Sept. 20, 2017, at Elmcroft of Dillsburg. She was the wife of Larry Becker for 56 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late James and Emma (Wenner) Williams.

She was a dispatcher for Kistler O’Brien for many years before she retired.

She was a member of Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.