Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

William J. Wasley

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

William “Bill” J. Wasley, 87, of Fullerton and Whitehall, died Jan. 14, 2019, in the Terrace of Fellowship Community. He was the husband of the late Lois I. (Walsh) Wasley for 66 years.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Ridall) Wasley.

He was a 1949 graduate of Coughlin High School.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the security detail during former President Eisenhower’s inauguration.

Elizabeth A. Arnold

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Hokendauqua

Elizabeth “Betty” A. Arnold, 85, of Orlando, Fla., and formerly of Hokendauqua, died Jan. 13, 2019, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of Alvin Arnold for 67 years.

Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late John and Barbara (Chabak) Churetta.

She was a machine operator for 15 years at the former J.J. Blose Mill, Northampton, before retiring in 1988.

She was a former member of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church in North Catasauqua.

David M. Liskanich

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Alliance Volunteer Fire Company member

David “Dano” M. Liskanich, 54, of Northampton, died Jan. 25, 2019, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Mary Ann (Bobish) and the late Eugene M. Liskanich.

He was a cook and a baker at Dun and Bradstreet.

He was a member of the Alliance Volunteer Fire Company, Northampton.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Edward G. and his wife KayAnne; a sister, Ann Marie and her husband Stephen Graff; a nephew, Kyle; and a niece, Kortney and her fiance Robert.

Alexandra Huston Fuller

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church member

Alexandra Huston Fuller, 94, died Jan. 21, 2019, at Willow Brook Farms, where she had resided. She was the wife of the late C. Thomas Fuller of Catasauqua.

Born in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Isabelle D. and Arthur T. Huston.

She was a graduate of Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Ga. She attended Bucknell University.

She taught kindergarten and first grade on Sea Island. She was a model and appeared in Vogue Magazine.

Robert Paluch

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Ringtown

Robert Paluch, 63, of Ringtown, died Jan. 19, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Marion J. and Charlotte M. (Kunda) Paluch.

He is survived by two brothers, James A. Sr. of Northampton and John A. of Allentown.

He was predeceased by a sister, Charlotte.

Services will be private.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Gwen “Coach” Whildin

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

NASD swim coach

Gwen “Coach” Whildin, 66, died Jan. 21, 2019, in her home in Pompano Beach, Florida, of complications from diabetes and ESRD.

She was the daughter of the late Lois and Lew Whildin.

Formerly of Bearsden in Germansville, she graduated from Parkland High School, Lock Haven University and did graduate work at the University of Montana and East Stroudsburg University.