Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Daniel Leo Lynch

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John Fisher Catholic Church member

Daniel Leo Lynch, 92, of Ormrod, died Dec. 2, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of the late Margaret Ann (Kolvalchick) Lynch.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late William and Alice Lynch.

He was an U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He was a research chemist for both Lehigh Portland and Penn Dixie Cement companies for many years until he retired. He then was a head custodian of the Parkway Manor School in the Parkland School District.

He was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church.

Walter H. George

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Bethlehem Steel employee

Walter H. George, 87, of Palmerton, died Nov. 25, 2017, at the Summit at Blue Mountain Health Systems, Lehighton. He was the husband of the late Virginia E. (Strohl) George.

Born in Kunkletown, he was a son of the late Perry and Miriam L. (Green) George.

He was a chipper for the Bethlehem Steel Company for 34 years before retiring.

Stella M. Taus

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Stella M. Taus, 89, of Fullerton, died Nov. 19, 2017, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late John C. Taus for 58 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Josephine (Horvath) Polzer.

She worked at the former Fuller Sportswear for 30 years until she retired.

She was member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

James “Bucky” Neil Boyle

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bath

James “Bucky” Neil Boyle, 92, of Bath and formerly of Whitehall, died Nov. 23, 2017, at his daughter’s home. He was the husband of the late Jeannette “Sis” (Steacher) Boyle for 48 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George “Bucky” and Anna (Golly) Boyle.

He was a 1944 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School where he quarterbacked the undefeated 1943 football team.

Nadine R. Peters

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

Nadine R. Peters, 81, formerly of Catasauqua, died Nov. 6, 2017, at her residence at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Warren “Pete” G.H. Peters.

Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Evelyn (Meyer) Trexler.

She was an unit clerk in the neonatal intensive care unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital for several years until she retired. She also worked for Boise Cascade, SureFit and Liberty Mutual.

She was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels and the blind association.

Mary E. Kutalek

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

NHS cafeteria worker

Mary E. Kutalek, 92, of Whitehall, died Nov. 16, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Samuel Kutalek.

Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Dollack) Vargo.

She worked in Northampton High School cafeteria for many years.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church’s ladies aid society.

She is survived by a daughter, Karen Miller; two grandchildren, Kyle Miller and Wendy Updegrave; and a great-grandson, Matthew Kuchta.

Daniel P. Grim

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Whitehall High School graduate

Daniel P. Grim, 44, of Allentown, died Nov. 18, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Amanda K. (Biggs) Grim for 19 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Thomas and Ruth (Reitz) Grim of Whitehall.

He was a 1991 graduate of Whitehall High School where he was a track athlete. He attended Mansfield University and was a 1996 graduate of Bloomsburg University.

He worked at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, most recently as a Medicare billing specialist, and worked earlier for The Hartford.

Ray Patrick Miller

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethel Bible Fellowship Church member

Ray Patrick Miller, 85, of Emmaus, died Nov. 24, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Bernice C. (Butz) Miller.

Born in Emmaus, he was a son of the late Harry Luther and Elsie Rebecca (Hertzog) Miller.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean War.

He was an insurance agent with the Prudential Insurance Company.

He was a lifetime member of Bethel Bible Fellowship Church.

Wally T. Kukitz

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church member

Wally T. Kukitz, 91, formerly of Coplay, died Nov. 18, 2017, at her residence in Northampton. She was the wife of the late John F. Kukitz.

Born in Wurzburg, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Otto and Anna (Graf) Schmitt.

She was a sewing machine operator for the former Cross Country Clothes until she retired.

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

Carl A. Gross Sr.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Carl A. Gross Sr., 78, of Palmerton and formerly of Northampton, died Nov. 11, 2017, at Tranquil Living, Palmerton. He was the husband of Victory G. (D’Arconte) Gross for 54 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Raymond and Mildred (Heil) Gross.

He was an EMP3 in the U.S. Navy from 1956 until 1958.

He was a laborer for 33 years at Alvin H. Butz Inc. until he retired in 2000.