Catasauqua Press

Thursday, February 22, 2018

William D. Duch

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

concrete worker

William "Bill" D. Duch, 60, of Catasauqua, died March 31, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of Wendy M. (Foster) Duch.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late William D. Duch Sr. and Winifred (Schmidt) Duch.

He attended St. Lawrence Catholic School and Northampton High School.

He was in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Seatlle A.O.E.-3.

He was a concrete cutter and foreman for Hafner and Son, Northampton. He had been an assembly line worker for Mack Trucks, Allentown.

He attended Salem United Church of Christ, Catasauqua.

Norman "Pops" Reitz

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Norman "Pops" Paul Reitz, 81, of Catasauqua, died March 3,1 2013, at home. He was the husband of Lorraine (Tameler) Reitz for 60 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Charles and Tryphena (Snyder) Reitz.

He attended Moravian College.

He was in the Korean War aboard the U.S.S. Northampton.

He worked for Solmar Surgical of Allentown for 35 years until he retired.

Earl "Mike" C. Rice Jr.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former police officer

Earl "Mike" C. Rice Jr., 67, of Fullerton, died April 5, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Barbara "Sue" J. (Fehnel) Rice for 46 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Earl C. and Gladys (Fatzinger) Rice Sr.

He was in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea.

He worked at Phoenix Forging of Catasauqua for more than 42 years in the shipping department until he retired in January 2012. He was a former part time Catasauqua Police officer.

Kenneth L. Harvey, M.D.,

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua school physician

Kenneth L. Harvey, M.D., 81, of Catasauqua, died March 23, 2013, at home. He was the husband of Margaret (Peg) R. Harvey for 57 years.

Born in Newville, he was a son of the late Paul and Lolita (Peffer) Harvey.

He earned an undergraduate degree from Dickinson College and a medical degree from Temple University.

He had a family medical practice in Catasauqua for 30 years. He was a school physician for the Catasauqua School District for many years.

Louise E. Day

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired child care worker

Louise E. Day, 81, of Northampton, died March 26, 2013, at home.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Marie (Lerch) Day.

She was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

She was employed at Lehigh Valley Child Care and Northampton Children's Center for many years before retiring.

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

She was a member of Womens Veterans of the Lehigh Valley.

Margaret A.E. Innis

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

nursing instructor

Margaret A.E. Innis died March 26, 2013. She was divorced from Gary Stone and Daniel Carson.

Born in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of Patricia A. (Strausser) Innis, M.D., and the late Arthur W. Lockner Jr.

She was a graduate of Reading High School and Reading Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse and nursing instructor in Florida for 19 years.

She was a Mormon and was active in her local ward.

Raymond H. Snyder Jr.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired supervisor

Raymond H. Snyder Jr., 84, of East Allen Township, died March 23, 2013, at Easton Hospital.

He was a supervisor for A&B Meats, Allentown, for many years until he retired.

He attended Carpenters Community Church.

He is survived by a son, Raymond H. III of Pen Argyl; a daughter, Connie Mason of Slatington; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Liederman.

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

Louise E. Holko

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Andrew's Catholic Church member

Louise E. Holko, 91, of Fellowship Manor, Whitehall, died March 23, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late John A. Holko.

Born in Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late John (Dick) and Elizabeth (Burda) Balik.

She was a Catasauqua High School graduate.

She worked for the federal government in a clerical position during World War II. She was a bill of lading clerk for Perkiomen Transport. She was a graphics analyst for ComCom Inc., Allentown, until she retired in 1986.

Walter "Butch" Meyers Jr.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

1977 Northampton grad

Walter "Butch" Meyers Jr., 54, of Walnutport died March 22, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Gail G. (Miller) Meyers for 31 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Agnes (Schloffer) Klipple Meyers and Walter F. Meyers of Northampton.

He was a 1977 graduate of Northampton Area High School and a 1978 graduate of Wyoming Seminary Prep School.

He was a paint line leader at Victaulic for many years.