Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Jeremiah Longenbach

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Jeremiah “Jerry” Longenbach, 76, of Whitehall, died Oct. 4, 2019. He was the husband of May G. (Rice) Longenbach for 52 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Calvin and Hallie H. (Heckman) Longenbach.

He was in the U.S. Army during peacetime.

He worked in maintenance at Moravian Academy for many years until he retired. He worked earlier in the pepper mill of Durkee Foods.

Ann L. Zablocki

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua High School graduate

Ann L. Zablocki, 62, of Macungie, died Sept. 27, 2019. She was the wife of Edward T. Zablocki for 40 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Nancy Lou (Paul) Albert, of Allentown.

She was a 1975 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

She worked for 25 years as an administrative assistant for Air Products & Chemicals Inc., Allentown.

She was a member of Life Church Ministries, Macungie, and of the former Silver Creek Country Club, Hellertown.

Richard H. Stewart

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Richard H. Stewart, 80, of Coplay, died Sept. 22, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. He was the husband of Patricia L. (George) Stewart for 57 years.

Born in Breinigsville, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Evelyn (Souders) Stewart.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during a peacetime era.

A tractor-trailer driver for Precision Roll Grinders, Kuhnsville, for 33 years, he retired in 2004. Before that, he worked at the former Standard Plastics.

Christine E. Howells

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Police Department secretary

Christine E. Howells, 80, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 26, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late David A. Howells for 50 years.

Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Edwin H. Sr. and Anna (Molchany) Druckenmiller.

She was a secretary for many years for the Catasauqua Police Department. Before that, she worked for the former Two Guys, Whitehall.

She was member of St. Mary’s Church of the Annunciation B.V.M., Catasauqua.

She was a member of the Young At Heart group.

Lisa L. Snyder

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

West Catasauqua Fire Company member

Lisa L. Snyder, 48, of Whitehall, died Sept. 22, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg.

Born in Lancaster, she was a daughter of Alice (Smith) Tiley and the late Buddy Wright.

She was a salesperson for the last 10 years at Allentown Toy Company.

She was a member of the West Catasauqua Fire Company and the Fullerton American Legion Post 367.

John “Screppy” S. Filipovits

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

John “Screppy” S. Filipovits, 89, of Northampton, died Sept. 24, 2019, at home. He was the husband of the late Theresa A. (Geosits) Filipovits.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Frank and Rose (Sabara) Filipovits.

He worked for the former Modern Slack and the former Cross Country Clothes for many years as a cutter.

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

He was a life member of St. Peter & Paul Hungarian Society and was the vice president for 50 years.

Lenore L. Smith

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua member

Lenore L. Smith, 79, of Whitehall, died Sept. 25, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of Richard E. Smith for 57 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Gerald W. and Margaret E. (Piper) Piper.

She was a member of Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Annette L. and her husband Joel R. Span; and four brothers, Jerry B. Piper, Burton S. Piper and his wife June, Dale L. Piper and his wife Carol and Richard D. Piper and his wife Katherine.