Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Gloria J. Deegan

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Gloria J. Deegan, 83, of Lehigh Township died Feb. 26, 2013, in Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Joseph Deegan for 56 years.

Born in Pennsville, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Florence (Roberts) Werner Shepard.

She was a 1947 graduate of Northampton High School and a 1951 graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.

Bertha A. Unger

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's Lutheran Church member

Bertha A. Unger, 95, of Hokendauqua, died Feb. 26, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late John J. Unger Sr.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Cecelia Deutsch Klucherich and the stepdaughter of the late Frank Klucherich.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Coplay.

She is survived by a son, John and his wife Bernadine, and a daughter, Sandra and her husband Rolland Reinert, all of Whitehall; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Robert Unger.

David A. Rector

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired rigger gang welder

David A. Rector, 95, of Whitehall, died March 2, 2013, at home. He was the husband of Miriam "Mim" (McCloskey) Rector for more than 68 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late James and Lillia (Metzger) Rector.

He was a welder on the rigger gang at the former Bethlehem Steel for more than 38 years, retiring in 1974. While there, he was one of the first shop stewards.

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

James R. Lynch, D.D.S.

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Orefield dentist

James R. Lynch, D.D.S., 61, died Feb. 27, 2013, in Fellowship Community, Whitehall. He was the husband of Mary L. (Raymond) Lynch for 25 years.

Born in Titusville, he was a son of William W. Lynch of Pittsburgh and the late Martha (Madden) Lynch.

He was a graduate of Titusville High School, the University of Pittsburgh and Temple Dental School.

He was a dentist in Orefield from 1990 until retiring in 2011 due to his illness.

Lewis "Butch" J. Weber Jr.

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired truck driver

Lewis "Butch" J. Weber Jr., 70, of Northampton, died Feb. 27, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Lois J. (Fenstermacher) Weber.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Lewis J. Sr. and Irene M. (Bundy) Weber.

He was a truck driver for many years, retiring in 2004.

He attended St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Coplay.

He was a member of the Bath Volunteer Fire Company.

Michael P. Vitushinsky

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Agere Systems retiree

Michael P. Vitushinsky, 58, of Coplay, died March 1, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, after being stricken at home. He was the husband of Juanita M. Sivak-Vitushinsky for 12 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John Sr. and Stella (Gulka) Vitushinsky.

He was a 1974 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

He worked in the polishing department of Agere Systems, Allentown, for 25 years, retiring in 2003.

He attended Assumption of Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Northampton.

G. Angeline Yeakel

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

food bank volunteer

G. Angeline Yeakel, 95, died Feb. 28, 2013, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Theodore H. Yeakel.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Agostino and Domenica (Morano) Giannotti.

She was a sewing machine operator in the garment industry. Before that, she was a welder at Mack Trucks during World War II.

She volunteered at both the St. James AME Zion Church and Allentown food banks.

Helen E. Witt

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church member

Helen E. Witt, 94, of Catasauqua, died March 1, 2013, at Alexandria Manor, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Charles C. Witt.

Born in Ralphton, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Estelle (Schrock) Bauman.

She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.

She was a secretary for the research department for the former Fuller Company, Catasauqua, for 15 years before retiring. Before that, she worked for the Department of Internal Affairs, Harrisburg.

LaMar K. Hall

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Zion Evangelical Lutheran member

LaMar K. Hall, 80, of Northampton, died March 2, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Snyder) Hall for 55 years.

Born in Danielsville, he was a son of the late Russell and Helen (Kromer) Hall.

He worked at the former Kurtz Brothers, Bethlehem, as a cabinet maker, and at the former Cross Country Clothes in shipping and receiving.

He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and was the property chairperson from 1974 to 2010.

Audrey Ann (Horvath) Sutton

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Audrey Ann (Horvath) Sutton, 51, of Northampton, died Feb. 18, 2013 in Sacred Heart Hospital. She was the wife of Robert W. Sutton for 27 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Michael J. and Leona E. (Wrobleski) Horvath.

She was a 1979 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

She worked for Lehigh Valley Hospital, H&R Block and Aetna.

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

She was a member of St. Elizabeth Credit Union and served on its supervisory committee from 2000 until the time of her passing.