Catasauqua Press

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Mary "Mitzi" A. Leiner

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter's Catholic Church

Mary "Mitzi" A. Leiner, of Coplay, died Feb. 14, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of William L. Leiner for 63 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Stoltzer) Gasper.

She was an assembler for the former General Electric Company, Allentown for 17 years.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay, where she volunteered for church functions.

She was formerly a volunteer with the Coplay Fire Company.

Eileen "Betty" B. Conner

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired Jo-Mar Mfg. floor lady

Eileen "Betty " B. Conner, 86, of Allentown, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Marshall E. Conner for 54 years.

She was a daughter of the late Earl and Nellie (Bamberger) Baer.

She was a floor lady at Jo-Mar Manufacturing, Allentown, for many years until retiring.

She attended Westminster Village Adult Day Care.

Mabel Demko

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Mabel Demko, 83, of Northampton, died Feb. 9, 2013, at Gracedale Nursing Home.

She was the daughter of the late Jacob and Berhta (Resh) Demko.

She is survived by three sisters, Pauline, Gertude and Pearl; two brothers, George and Donald; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Jacob James.

Contributions may be made to Gracedale, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth, 18064.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.

Louis "Lefty" J. Serensits

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former clothing factory traffic manager

Louis "Lefty" J. Serensits, 92, of Northampton, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Julia A. (Toth) Serensits for 67 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late August and Anna (Malits) Serensits.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He was a traffic manager for the former Cross Country Clothes for many years.

He was a member of the Queenship of Mary Church and its Holy Name Society.

Mary Vitovitch

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary Vitovitch, 85, of Northampton, died Feb. 3, 2013, in Northampton Village. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Vitovitch.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Deutsch) Grol.

She was a sewing machine operator for the Billera Brothers for many years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church. She was a former member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Anne Bodish

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Neff's Hotel co-proprietor

Anne Bodish, 69, of Schnecksville, died Feb. 4, 2013, at home. She was the wife of Douglas Bodish.

Born in Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Stampa) Flynn.

She was the former co-proprietor of Neff's Hotel, Neffs.

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

Thomas W. Paxson

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Allentown Central Catholic grad

Thomas W. Paxson, 74, of Allentown, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Cedarbrook. He was the husband of Maryrose (Donahue) Paxson for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William A. and Hilda E. (Roth) Paxson.

He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown Central Cathoilic High School.

He was in the U.S Army.

He was a technician in the plating department of General Electric, Allentown. He retired in 2000 from the former Southeastern Clinical Laboratories where he was a courier.

Louis Szilavagyi Jr.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

draftsman, designer

Louis Szilvagyi Jr., 79, of Fullerton, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Magdalena (Mandi) Szilvagyi for 52 years.

Born in Szombathely, Hungary, he was a son of the late Louis Sr. and Ana (Horvath) Szilvagyi.

He was a draftsman and designer for International Custom Built Homes, Fogelsville, for 30 years.

Andrew C. Schwartz

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played for champion baseball team

Andrew C. Schwartz, 71, of Whitehall, died Feb. 9, 2013, at home.

Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late Andrew J. and Mary (Marx) Schwartz.

He was an assembler for the former Lucent Technologies, Allentown, for 40 years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall, and of its Holy Name Society.

He played for the 1960 Coplay American Legion state baseball champion team. He was a member of the West Coplay Mannerchor and the Coplay Saengerbund.

Margaret Wilding

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Margaret Wilding, 98, of Catasauqua, died Feb. 8, 2013, in Cedarbrook, Fountain Hill Annex. She was the wife of the late Oliver J. Wilding.

Born in Olyphant, she was a daughter of the late Leslie and Helen (Cool) Craig.

She is survived by two daughters, Lynne W. Yurgel of Upper Macungie Township and Sharon and her husband Nelson Greer of Nazareth; three grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.