Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Marlene D. Race

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Whitehall High School graduate

Marlene D. (Hill) Race, 77, of Walnutport, died June 6, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late William B. Race Sr.

Born in Lehighton, she was a daughter of the late Royal O. and Arlene C. (Strohl) Hill.

She was a 1958 graduate of Whitehall High School.

She scheduled bus trips for several years while a member of the Palmerton Over 60 Club. She and her late husband were members of the Lehigh Valley Antique Car Club and showed previously their 1921 Willys Knight and their 1936 Buick.

Ramona D. Hoffman

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Ramona D. Hoffman, 55, of Allentown, died May 28, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Richard G. Hoffman of Allentown.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Helene Neubauer and the late Julius Neubauer.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two sons, Kyle and Zachary; a daughter, Danielle Hoffman and her partner Chad Heiney; a brother, Thomas Neubauer; two sisters, Daniela Neubauer and Regina Currier; and a grandson, Abel.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

John P. Gaul

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Bethlehem

John P. Gaul, 68, died May 30, 2018. He was the husband of Margaret A. (Miner) Gaul for 46 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late James Emery and Josephine (Muscler) Gaul.

He earned an associate degree in history from Northampton Community College.

He was a district manager for The Morning Call newspaper for many years until he took retirement.

He was involved with the YMCA Indian Guides and Boy Scout Troop 329.

Mary Kreglow

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Mary (Shelak) Kreglow, 90, of Northampton, died May 29, 2018. She was the wife of the late Rowland E. Kreglow.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Shelak and Theresa (Roman) Shelak.

She was a sewing machine operator for more than 40 years at Tama Manufacturing, Northampton.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton.

The Reverend Monsignor Anthony D. Muntone

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary pastor emeritus

The Reverend Monsignor Anthony D. Muntone, 81, died May 30, 2018, at Holy Family Villa for Priests, Bethlehem.

Born in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late Anthony and Assunta (Bruno) Muntone.

He was a graduate of J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah. He studied at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook, and earned a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical North American College, Rome, Italy.

He was ordained to the priesthood July 12, 1964, by the Most Reverend Filippo Pocci at the Church of the Twelve Apostles, Rome, Italy.

John Joseph Spanitz Sr.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

John Joseph Spanitz Sr., 85, of Coplay, died May 30, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Kutchera) Spanitz.

He was in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict.

He was employed by, and retired from, Exide Technologies, formerly Willard Battery, Allentown, where he served as a shop steward for many years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles.

Mary Hilbert

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former member of Hokendauqua church

Mary “Becky” (Koehler) Hilbert, 94, formerly of Luther Crest and Allentown, died May 6, 2018, at Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Bertram “Bert” J. Hilbert for 53 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Franklin B. and Katherine M. (Singiser) Koehler.

She was a 1940 graduate of Allentown High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of William and Mary, Virginia, in 1944; a master’s degree in elementary counseling from Kutztown University; and an early childhood certificate from Temple University.