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Anna M. Ifkovits

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former Clyde Shirt Factory worker

Anna M. Ifkovits, 95, of Northampton, died Sept. 7, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Stephen J. Ifkovits.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Horwath) Garger.

She worked at the former Clyde Shirt Factory, Northampton, for many years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church and of the Altar and Rosary Society.

Joseph Mark Kasznicki

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

NHS graduate

Joseph Mark Kasznicki, 24, of Bath, died Sept. 10, 2012, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at L.V. Hospital, Allentown, of Ewing's Sarcoma.

He was the son of Joseph E. and Kathleen Kasznicki of Bath.

He was a 2007 graduate of Northampton High School where he was a member of the National Technical Honor Society. He received a Bridges Foundation Artisan Award during his senior year.

He was employed at Giant Food Store, Nazareth, and also by Excel Corporation, Fogelsville.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Bath.

Monica J. Gold

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

PPL retiree

Monica J. Gold, 65, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 13, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of Bruce J. Gold for the past 11 years and of the late Brian Brownmiller.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of Helen (Yurasits) Frisch of Bethlehem and the late John Frisch.

She worked at PPL Electric Utilities Corporation for 38 years, retiring as an administrative assistant in 2002.

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

Anna M. Hacker

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary church member

Anna R. Hacker, 85, of Northampton, formerly of Whitehall, died Sept. 17, 2012, in Sacred Heart Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late John Hans Hacker for 55 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Theresa (Sabara) Nemeth.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church and sang in the church choir for many years.

Mary T. Frisina

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Stiles

Mary T. Frisina, 97, of Lynbrook, N.Y., died Sept. 15, 2012, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Frank Frisina.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Franck and Terese (Keppel) Yandrasitz.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Hewlett, N.Y.

She is survived by a son, Frank J. and his wife Ellen; two daughters, Kathleen and her husband Robert Drago and Dolores Frisina; two grandchildren, John Anthony Norton and Jessica Frisina; a sister, Helen Betz; and a brother, William Yandrasitz.

Margaret E. Jones

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Cementon

Margaret E. Jones, 95, of Pennsburg, formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 17, 2012, at Pennsburg Manor, Pennsburg. She was the wife of the late Leighton W. Jones.

Born in Cementon, she was the daughter of the late George and Susan (Sholtz) Klimek.

She was a sewing machine operator for Brumar Ind., Allentown, for many years before retiring.

She attended St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Allentown, where she helped with the quilters' group.

She is survived by a daughter; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Betty J. Kleppinger

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

Betty J. Kleppinger, 76, died Sept. 8, 2012, at Gracedale Nursing Home.

She was the daughter of the late Marvin and Mabel (Easterday) Kleppinger.

She worked in the office of Phoenix Clothes, Allentown.

She was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville, where she taught Sunday school for a number of years.

She is survived by three sisters, Emma Thurston of Butler, Naomi and her husband Alton Zigenfuss of Walnutport and Maybelle and her husband Jonathan Smith of Lebanon; nieces; and nephews.

Theresa Ann "Tess" Gerhard

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

YMCA retiree

Theresa Ann "Tess" Gerhard, 66, of North Catasauqua, died Sept.16, 2012. She was the wife of Kurt W. Gerhard.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Anna M. (Schlacter) and B. Jerome Gillespie.

She was a 1964 graduate of Central Catholic High School.

She recently retired from The Suburban North YMCA, Catasauqua, where she was employed for the past 22 years.

She was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

Michael D. Stout

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Michael D. Stout, 35, of Northampton, died Sept. 17, 2012, at home.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of William P. Stout of Chaymont Bay, N.Y., and Barbara Deily of Northampton.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepfather, Glenn Deily at home; a brother, William M. Stout of Northampton; maternal grandparents, Ronald and Katie Updegrove of Northampton; and an aunt of Northampton.

Contributions may be made to the family, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.