Catasauqua Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Martha Evelyn Mitman

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Grace United Church of Christ member

Martha Evelyn Mitman, 89, of Northampton, died Oct. 3, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Kenneth W. Mitman.

Born in Red Hill, Okla., she was a daughter of the late William and Sadie (Warrington) Carman.

She worked at various factories in the Northampton area before retiring in 1986.

She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton.

Angeline Ertl

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

VFW Post 4714 auxiliary member

Angeline Ertl, 89, of Northampton, died Oct. 5, 2013, at Valley Manor, Coopersburg. She was the wife of the late Frank A. Ertl.

Born in Uniontown, she was a daughter of the late Fortunato R. and Eva (Baughman) Fee.

She held many positions including treasurer, secretary and vice president of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 4714.

Daniel J. Weaver

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

V.F.W. post commander

Daniel J. Weaver, 43, of Coplay, died Oct. 6, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of Dennis Weaver of Northampton and Dorothy (Fuller) Abel of Lansford.

He was a SPC, U.S. Army, during the Gulf War in Desert Storm.

He was last employed as a laborer for Skrapits Concrete Company, Northampton, for two years. Before that, he worked for Trunzo Concrete Company, Bath, for two years; and at Phoenix Forge Company, Catasauqua, as a C.N.C. operator for several years.

John D. Drabick

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of I.B.M.; limo driver

John D. Drabick, 61, of Northampton, died suddenly at home on Oct. 4, 2013.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Nancy (Boruch) Drabick.

He worked at I.B.M. for many years and most recently he was a driver for A&A Limo, Northampton.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Ann Keller and her husband Mike Snyder of Catasauqua.

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

Charles W. Druckenmiller Sr.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former borough council member

Charles W. Druckenmiller Sr., 92, of North-ampton, died Oct. 6, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of the late Josephine R. (Makovsky) Druckenmiller.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Pearley C. and Carrie V. (Bartholomew) Druckenmiller.

He was the class president and a 1939 graduate of Northampton High School.

He was in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre during World War II and achieved the rank of radarman third class petty officer.

Vera I. (Rolen) Bogush

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Vera I. (Rolen) Bogush, 65, of Coplay, died Oct. 2, 2013, after a battle with cancer. She was the wife of William R. Bogush.

Born in Hope, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Thelma (Timberman) Breidinger and a stepdaughter of Kenneth L. Rolen.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John and his wife Rose Heater; a grandson, Sean Heater; two sisters, Loraine Russo and Thelma May; a brother, Edgar J. Parker; and 10 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Robert M. Parker.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.

Frances A. (Bednarcik) Bobyak

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former township clerk

Frances A. (Bednarcik) Bobyak, 80, of Fullerton Village and the Oakwood section of Whitehall, died Oct. 1, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice. She was the wife of the late Michael J. Bobyak.

Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late John M. and Theresa (Mayer) Bednarcik.

She was a Central Catholic High School graduate.

She worked in the patisserie of Wegman's, Tilghman Street, Allentown, for eight years. She was also a clerk in the Whitehall Township treasurer's office.

William L. Widner

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

carpenter

William L. Widner, 94, of Allentown, died Oct. 6, 2013, in the Lutheran Home at Topton under hospice care. He was the husband of the late Hilda M. (Rosner) Widner for 60 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Louis and Mary (Grosschadl) Widner.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a carpenter and worked for Bracy Contracting for many years.

He was a member of Saint Paul's Catholic Church, Allentown.

He was a life member of both the LV Carpenters Union 600 and Fearless Fire Company.