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Margaret "Marge" Yandrasitz

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter's, Coplay

Margaret "Marge" Yandrasitz, 94, of Coplay, died July 24, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late John Yandrasitz.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late John and Cecilia (Wirth) Kinder.

She was a trimmer for the former Clyde Shirt Factory, Northampton.

She was employed previously as an ammunitions inspector and a laundress at the Sunshine Laundry, both in Brooklyn, and as a nurse's aide in the Bronx, N.Y. She was a cashier for the Starlight Diner, Fogelsville.

John M. Torok Jr.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

roofing estimator

John M. Torok Jr., 79, of Allentown, died July 16, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Anna Marie M. (Bacher) Torok for 57 years.

Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was a son of the late John and Theresa (Sakasitz) Torok.

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

He was a roofing estimator for various roofing companies for many years.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Allentown.

John H. Long

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

voice of Nazareth Speedway

John H. Long, 83, of Catasauqua, died July 22, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Pauline "Polly" K. (Stimmel) Long.

Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Oliver and Florence Long.

He was a 1948 graduate of Wilson High School.

He was in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict and was aboard the U.S.S. New Jersey.

He was a route salesman and then a merchandiser for Tastykake for 40 years. He was "Johnny Long," the voice of Dorney Park and Nazareth Speedways for more than 30 years.

Nancy J. Moats

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired Whitehall cafeteria worker

Nancy J. Moats, 77, of Whitehall, died July 18, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late Carl H. Moats for 44 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Edith (Deily) Thomas.

She was a cafeteria worker at Whitehall High School for more than 22 years until she retired. She was a cook and waitress at the Fullerton Fire Hall for many years.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliaries of Fullerton Fire Company and the Fullerton American Legion Post 367.

Felix R. Raymond

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Advanced Tank Systems partner

Felix R. Raymond, 83, of Topton, and formerly Conshohocken, died July 14, 2013, at the Lutheran Home at Topton. He was the husband of Mary A. (Fiori) Raymond for 57 years.

Born in Conshohocken, he was a son of the late Joseph and Lucy (D'Ettore) Raymond.

He was a 1948 graduate of Conshohocken High School. He earned an associate degree from Temple University.

He was in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean conflict where he was with an engineering battalion for 18 months on the 39th Parallel.

John R. Bellesfield

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired security guard

John R. Bellesfield, 88, died July 18, 2013, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Geraldine (Gorman), the late June (Plotts) and Grace (Deppner) Bellesfield.

Born in Bangor, he was a son of the late Richard and Lottie (Hogland) Bellesfield.

He was in the U.S. Army in World War II.

He was a security guard for Victaulic for 40 years until he retired in 1982.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Quakertown.

Karen L. Schmidt

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Karen L. Schmidt, 66, of Emmaus, formerly of Northampton, died July 17, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Francis D. Schmidt who died April, 1993. Born in Northampton, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Geraldine M. (Mohrey) Pinter.

She was last employed by Dr. Mark Cerciello as the office secretary for a few years, retiring in 1992. Before that, she worked for Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, as a secretary for 10 years and as a unit secretary at the former Osteopathic Hospital, Allentown for five years.

Betty Crouthamel

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from Sparrow Blouse Mill

Betty Crouthamel, 88, formerly of Plainfield Township, died July 2, 2013, in Holy Family Manor. She was the wife of the late Kenneth M. Crouthamel.

Born in Bethlehem Township, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Viola (Campbell) Bennett.

She worked at the former Orr's Department Store as a manager in the cosmetic department. She retired from the former Sparrow Blouse Mill, Nazareth.

She was a former member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nazareth.