Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Gary Thomas Breisch

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

silk screen printer

Gary Thomas Breisch, 60, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 1, 2012, in Liberty Nursing Home, Easton. He was the husband of the late Jane (Frankenfield) Breisch.

Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Lester F. and Edna E. (Thomas) Breisch.

He was a silk screen printer for Majestic Printing, formerly R.P. Printing of Coplay. He previously worked for Fashion Prints and Funstuff.

He was involved with Catasauqua Boys Club / Youth Club for 25 years, and was a supervisor for 15 years.

Rose M. Keppel

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter's Catholic Church member

Rose M. Keppel, 88, of Coplay, died Jan. 3, 2013, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Frank F. Keppel Jr.

Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Frisch) Rothdeutsch.

She was a sewing machine operator for the former J & J Sportswear, Northampton.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.

Lamont J. White

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

mechanic

Lamont J. White, 80, of Northampton, died Dec. 28, 2012, at ManorCare Health Services II, Bethlehem.

Born in Pennsville, he was a son of the late Walter and Hilda (Frack) White.

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

He was a mechanic in the Lehigh Valley for many years until retiring.

He is survived by two brothers, Claude of Bethlehem and Earl and his wife Sonia of Mission Vieja, Calif.; four sisters, Beatrice and her husband Craig Beltzner, Helen Reppert, Kathleen and her husband Stephen Toth, all of Northampton, and Dorothy Clauser of Allentown.

Roy R. Smith Jr.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

drafting consultant

Roy R. Smith Jr., 71, of North Catasauqua, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Center, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Linda (Carl) Smith for 48 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Roy R. Sr. and Marion (Jones) Smith.

He was in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era.

He was a computer aided drafting consultant for many years for Milliken Valve, Bethlehem, until he retired. Previously, he was a manager for Western Union for 24 years.

He was a member of Zion's United Church of Christ, Kreidersville.

Stephen S. Deutsch

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Fullerton

Stephen S. Deutsch, 89, of Fullerton, died peacefully Dec. 28, 2012, at the home of his daughter in Catasauqua, surrounded by his loving and dedicated family. He was the husband of the late Kathryn E. (Eisenhard) Deutsch for 52 years. Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Joseph and Pauline (Schmidt) Deutsch.

He was a dedicated member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Allentown.

He served in Europe with the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of the Catholic War Veterans Post 454, Northampton.

Louis DiMiceli

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

bronze star recipient

Louis DiMiceli, 98, of Whitehall, died Jan. 1, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Antonina D. (Damiano) DiMiceli for 66 years.

Born in Tickfaw, La., he was a son of the late Biaggio and Frances (Spinnella) DiMiceli.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the recipient of two bronze stars.

He was a tool and dye operator for the former Western Electric, Allentown.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 739, Hokendauqua.

He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay, and of its Holy Name Society.

Laura (Stesney) Kordelski

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

deli clerk

Laura (Stesney) Kordelski, 51, of Allentown, died Dec. 27, 2012, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Springfield, Va. Her father, Peter Stesney Jr., also died in the accident.

Born in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Peter Jr. and Arlene Stesney.

She worked for Weis Markets at the deli counter for several years.

She attended St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Cherryville.

She was member of the Ladies Auxiliary, V.F.W. Post 7293, Whitehall-Egypt.

Thomas Robert Bono

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Thomas Robert Bono, 18, of Allentown, died December 29, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Elizabeth Ann Hagerty-Bono, of Allentown and the late Thomas Lee Bono II, who died in 2003.

He attended William Allen High School.

He is survived by his mother; brother, Thomas Lee III; sisters, Elizabeth Ann and Elizabeth Mary; paternal grandparents, Thomas and Ruth Bono.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown.

Martha B. (Werbicky) Marakovits

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Gillespie Jewelers

Martha B. (Werbicky) Marakovits, 93, formerly of Newport, and Sacred Heart Assisted Living, Northampton, died Dec. 22, 2012, at Gracedale County Home, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late John F. Marakovits.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Onushchak) Werbicky.

She was a sales clerk for the former Gillespie Jewelers, Northampton, for 25 years. She worked for the former Smith Candy Company, Northampton. She assisted her mother in operating the former Mary's Place Bar, Northampton.