Catasauqua Press

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Ruth L. Schaffer

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter’s UCC member

Ruth L. Schaffer, 89, of Northampton, died Aug. 9, 2017, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Charles Roth and the late Clayton J. Schaffer.

Born in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Clara (Fehr) Granda.

She drove a bus for Leibensperger Bus Company for many years, retiring in 1982.

She was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Northampton, where she was a member of the church quilting group.

She was a member of Laurel Fire Company’s ladies auxiliary.

Kathleen Ebert

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Trinity United Church of Christ member

Kathleen Ebert, 94, of Coplay, died Aug. 3, 2017, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Raymond D. Ebert.

Born in Widnes, Liverpool, England, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Lucy (Aldred) Gillett.

She was a telephone operator with British Telecom during the war. After emigrating, she worked in the cafeteria at Whitehall High School from 1966-1985.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, where she taught Sunday school and was on the choir for 21 years.

Ettore Joseph Coringrato

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary member

Ettore “Ed” Joseph Coringrato, 94, of Whitehall, died Aug. 1, 2017. He was the husband of Margaret (Werner) Coringrato for 61 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Dominic and Isabel Coringrato.

He was a 1941 graduate of Allentown High School and in 1946 from Bethlehem Steel Corporation’s machinist apprentice program.

He was a squad leader in the U.S. Army 19th Infantry with the U.S. occupational forces in Japan after the end of World War II.

He was a machinist at Jenkins Machine Shop.

Carlton W. Fink

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

Carlton W. Fink, 93, formerly of Whitehall, died Aug. 5, 2017. He was the husband of the late Hulda E. (Mosser) Fink for 43 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Walter and Marguerite (Repsher) Fink.

He was in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific during World War II with the B-29’s in the electrical field with radar and code. He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was an electrical draftsman for UGI, Mack Truck and PP&L until he took retirement.

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

Beverly Ann Rodgers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Beverly Ann Rodgers, 74, of Northampton, died July 31, 2017, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harold S. and Evelyn A. (Kleppinger) Rodgers.

She was a receptionist at the former Haff Hospital, Northampton, and was a clerk for Manpower Temporary Services, Allentown, before she retired.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She was a Sunday school teacher at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Northampton, for 30 years.

Surinder Dell’Aguzzo

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth’s parish secretary

Surinder “Cindy” Dell’Aguzzo died July 24, 2017. She was the wife of Marco Dell’Aguzzo.

She was a parish secretary at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Fullerton.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Mario and Antonio; and the Kaur family in Singapore.

Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund, 618 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall, 18052.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.

Tiffany J. Hein

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of East Allen Township

Tiffany J. Hein, 37, of East Allen Township, died July 27, 2017, at her home.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Larry D. and Karen A. (Keller) Hein of Northampton.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

She worked as a registered nurse.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her longtime companion, Michael R. Manes; a son, Tyler J. of East Allen Township; and a sister, Amber M. Hein of Northampton.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Bonnie L. (Serfass) Eckrode

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

owned The Main Wave Styling Salon

Bonnie L. (Serfass) Eckrode, 54, of Northampton, died July 24, 2017, in her home. She was the wife of Robert M. Eckrode for 33 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Luther H. and Dolphin J. (Butz) Serfass.

She was a self-employed beautician and was the owner/operator of The Main Wave Styling Salon, Northampton, for many years.

She was a member of Faith Reformed Church of Christ, Lehigh Township, where she was a secretary of the ladies aide.

She was an Avon and Longaberger basket representative.