Ella A. Nottle, 81, of Whitehall Township, died April 30, 2017. She was the wife of Wayne R. Nottle for 60 years.
Born in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Clayton and Evelyn (Meyers) Messinger.
She was a 1953 graduate of Nazareth Area High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Moravian College in 1957.
She was a co-proprietor of the former Nottle’s Diner. She worked for the YWCA in Chester, Girl Scouts in Allentown, JC Penney in the camera department and was a sales representative for L’Eggs products.
Eleanor G. Crothers, 92, of Allentown and formerly of Whitehall, died May 4, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Charles “Chats” F. Crothers for 63 years.
Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Bruno and Evelyn (Jones) Haake.
She was a 1942 graduate of Whitehall High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society.
She retired from Sears Roebuck in 1988.
Cheryl (Haswell) Loch, 62, of Northampton, died April 29, 2017, in the home of Michael and Carol Turczyn, her lifelong friend and guardian. She was the wife of the late Darrel “Dinker” Loch.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Janet (Troxell) Haswell Reinert of Northampton and the late Earle Haswell.
She was a 1972 graduate of Northampton High School.
She worked at Cross Country Clothes, Jewelcor and Top Star Exxon/Mobile as an assistant manager for 20 years. She was an Avon representative in Northampton for more than 15 years and earned many awards.
Rose M. Stubits, 91, of Northampton, died April 28, 2017, in Gracedale. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Stubits.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Sabara) Filipovits.
She worked at Clyde Shirt Factory for many years. She cleaned at Cement National Bank and Our Lady of Hungary Church for several years.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, where she sang on the choir for many years, and was part of its altar and rosary society.
She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Hungarian Society.
Nicholas R. Beitler, 34, of Coplay, died May 4, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of Jessica L. (Bartholomew) Beitler for seven years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Robert C. Beitler and his wife Angela of Neffs and Karen L. (Bowling) Beitler-Beil and her husband Thomas of Allentown.
He was a landscaper for Elegant Lawn Care, Bangor.
Jacqueline A. Driscoll, 64, of Allentown, died May 3, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of William J. Driscoll. The couple would have celebrated 18 years of marriage Sept. 11. Born in East Stroudsburg, she was the daughter of the late Albert E. “Barney” and Virgie (Green) Charron.
Sharon L. (Anderson) Tomasitz, 35, of Northampton, died May 1, 2017, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was the wife of Aron Tomasitz. They had been together for seven years.
She was a daughter of Mark and Cynthia (Wawrzynski) Anderson.
She was a 1999 graduate of Nazareth Area High School.
Irmgard (Zaraza) Snyder Roberts, 89, of Country Meadows, Allentown, and formerly of Berlinsville, died May 5, 2017. She was the wife of Donald G. Roberts for 41 years and the late Roscoe P. Snyder.
Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Josef and Maria Zaraza.
She was the co-owner of the Roscoe P. Snyder Insurance Agency, Berlinsville, until her retirement.
She was a member of the former Blue Ridge Country Club, Palmerton, a 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star and St. John’s United Church of Christ, Slatington.
George S. Grim, 75, of Egypt, Whitehall Township, died April 17, 2017, in his home.
Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Henry E. and Bessie D. (Proctor) Grim.
He worked in the maintenance department of the former Fullerton Furniture Gallery for 25 years. He worked part time at Giant, Whitehall, for the last 19 years.
He is survived by four brothers, James R. Proctor of Northampton, Larry L. Grim of Germansville, Eugene H. Grim of Bethlehem Township and Keith W. Grim of Ruchsville; nieces; and nephews.
Wilbur C. Schlier Sr., 89, of Allentown, died April 19, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of the late Kathleen (Bauer) Schlier.
Born in Lehighton, he was a son of the late Vernon and Ella (Dotter) Schlier Sr.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Korean War, where he was serving together with his brothers. He also served in the National Guard.
He was a die machine operator at Fairtex Mills for many years.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.