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Margaret F. Shedmock Yandrasitz

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary member

Margaret F. Shedmock Yandrasitz, of Northampton and formerly of Coplay, died May 27, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the Frank J. Yandrasitz for seven years.

Born in Mechanicsville, she was a daughter of the late Edmund and Rose (Seier) Thomas.

She was a processor for the former Hess's Department Store warehouse, Whitehall. She was previously a lab technician at the former New Brunswick Scientific Company, Allentown.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Loretta Mae Ettl

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired secretary

Loretta Mae Ettl, 77, of Catasauqua, died May 27, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late William T. Ettl.

Born in Macungie, she was a daughter of the late Frank V. and Eva (Miller) Siegfried.

She was a graduate of Catasauqua High School.

She was a secretary for the William H. Taylor company for 25 years before her retirement.

She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

She bowled at St. Joseph's Society, Northampton, and the Coplay Saengerbund.

Byron A. Young

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played on first Parkland football team

Byron A. Young, 73, from Allentown, died May 15, 2013, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Sandra S. (Goides) Young.

Born Dec. 17, 1939, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Theodore A. and Arlene M. (Getz) Young.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during a peacetime era.

He was a station mechanic and welder for PPL, Martins Creek, for 28 years before retiring in 1995.

Active in his community, he was a member of the Kilowatt Craftsman's Club and the Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club.

Marie T. Seyfried

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

L.V.H.N. nurse

Marie T. Seyfried, 81, of N. Catasauqua, died May 16, 2013. She was the wife of Donald (Deacon) A. Seyfried for 58 years.

She was a daughter of the late Michael S. and Mary (Stranzl) Bock.

She was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree from Cedar Crest College and a master's in education from Temple University.

Evelyn L. Wieder

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Evelyn L. Wieder, 94, of Northampton, formerly of Emmaus, died May 20, 2013, surrounded by her family, in her home. She was the wife of the late Frederick C.O. Wieder who died September 18, 2000. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy (Ringer) Kuehn.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus and was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1937.

She was employed by Rodale Manufacturing for 32 years until her retirement.

Carlton W. Weaver

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

church choir member

Carlton W. Weaver, 81, of Egypt, died May 15, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Doris E. (Sell) Weaver for 57 years.

Born in Egypt, he was a son of the late George T. and Erma L. (Heilman) Weaver.

He was a 1950 graduate of Whitehall High School.

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

He was a maintenance mechanic at Lehigh Valley Dairies and Beatrice Foods for more than 33 years. He was a sexton at the former Egypt Union Church.

Hilda C. Otter

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

oldest member of Morgenland Church

Hilda C. Otter, 98, of Orefield, died May 17, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late Norman H. Otter.

Born June 30, 1914, in Beach Haven, Luzerne County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd C. and Ruth C. (Harter) Slusser.

She was the oldest member of Morgenland Union Church, Orefield.

Helen Paul

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired cafeteria worker

Helen Paul, 99, of Whitehall and formerly of Coplay, died May 18, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown. She was the wife of the late James E. Paul.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Kittan) Stempak.

She worked in textiles and for department stores. She was a cafeteria worker for the Whitehall School District before she retired in 1984.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, where she was a former quilter.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen A. of Bluffton, S.C.; nieces; and nephews