Catasauqua Press

Friday, December 14, 2018

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.

Dorothy S. Kimak

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Dorothy S. Kimak, 82, died March 20, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she resided for the past 17 years. She was the wife of Edward F. Kimak for 61 years.

A native of Northampton, she was a daughter of Paul and Mary (Gancaz) Smolick.

She was a 1948 graduate of Northampton High School.

She worked for Bell Labs (Western Electric) and at the Allen Township Municipal Building.

She was a member of the former St. Michael's Catholic Church, Northampton, and the choir and of the Rosary Society. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Melvin F. Bartholomew

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired cement plasterer

Melvin F. Bartholomew, 79, of Catasauqua, died March 22, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Shirley A. (Steiner) Bartholomew.

Born in Barto, he was a son of the late Fred O. and Rachel (Grimm) Bartholomew.

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

He was a cement plasterer for Duggan and Marcon / Eason Exterior Wall Systems for many years until he retired in 1990.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 215, Catasauqua.

Mary A. Meyers

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas church member

Mary A. Meyers, 88, of Slatington, died March 16, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Meyers.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Katharina (Mathis) Marth.

She worked for the former Modern Slacks, Northampton and Allentown, for many years.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Walnutport.

Dennis K. Hall

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired electrician

Dennis K. Hall, 66, of Treichlers, died March 20, 2013, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. He was the husband of Victoria L. Hall for 45 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Sherman and Kathryn (Mertz) Hall.

He was in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was an electrician in the 1BEW Local 375 for 42 years and retired in 2007.

He was a Lutheran.

Hermina (Minnie) Rose Weigl

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired machine operator

Hermina (Minnie) Rose Weigl, 88, formerly of Northampton, died March 14, 2013, at Gracedale Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Edward S. Weigl for 44 years.

Born in Coplay and raised in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Hermina (Yost) Kroboth.

During World War II, she worked at the Bethlehem Steel. She was a machine operator at various garment mills and retired from Tama Manufacturing after 21 years of service.

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