Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Ann Kochenash Pristash

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Coplay

Ann Kochenash Pristash, 94, of Covington, Va., died Oct. 9, 2012, in her home, She was the wife of the late Andrew Jake Pristash.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Katherine (Broshyna) Kochenash.

She taught upholstery at Jackson River Vocational School, Covington, Va.

She was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Covington, and of Episcopal Church Women, Daughters of the King, and the altar guild.

William J. Kraynick

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

IBEW president

William "Bill" J. Kraynick, 79, of Whitehall, died Oct. 1, 2012. He was the husband of Jean K. (Keldsen) Kraynick for 54 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Kremko) Kraynick.

He was in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War.

He worked for many years at Lucent Technologies, where he was president of the IBEW union.

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

He was one of the founding members of the First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Allentown.

Charles V. Pizzo

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Retired Essroc supervisor

Charles V. Pizzo, 82, of Whitehall, died Sept. 25, 2012, at home. He was the husband of Irene (Kramer) Pizzo for 59 years.

Born in Phillipsburg, N.J., he was the son of the late Anthony and Santa (Re) Pizzo.

He was a Korean War veteran and was a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army.

He was a supervisor for Essroc Cement Company, Coplay and Nazareth for 35 years and retired in 1992.

He was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

Joseph F. Weber Sr.

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired layout operator

Joseph F. Weber Sr., 72, of Bath, died Oct. 10, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of Paulette M. (Sniscik) Weber for 45 years.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y.C., he was a son of the late Pauline (Weber) Miller.

He was a 1958 graduate of Northampton High School.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam era and had a rank of lance corporal.

He was a layout operator for the Agere Corporation, Allentown, for 43 years, retiring in 2002.

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

Monica J. Gold

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

PPL retiree

Monica J. Gold, 65, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 13, 3012, in her home. She was the wife of Bruce J. Gold for 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 in 2002 as an administrative assistant.

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

She was a volunteer at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, and with the Bethlehem Chapter of Meals on Wheels.

Megan L. (Roberts) Gallucci

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired nurse

Megan L. (Roberts) Gallucci, 65, of Whitehall, formerly of Bethlehem, died Sept. 24, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of Joseph L. Gallucci for 42 years.

Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Reese) Roberts.

She was a graduate of the former St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse at the Allentown State Hospital for 25 years before retiring in 1998.

She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, Allentown.

Madonna I. Hutter

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Bath

Madonna I. Hutter, 80, of Allentown, formerly of Bath, died Oct. 5, 2012, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late John J. Hutter.

Born in Ithaca, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Williard and Marie (Oravetz) Bentz.

She was employed by HAB Industries, Allentown, as an office worker for 20 years before retiring in 2002.

She formerly attended Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Bath.

She formerly bowled with the Dubbs Church League, Allentown. She was a past secretary for the Central Catholic Booster Club, Allentown.

William J. Feiertag Jr.

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Holy Trinity Catholic Church member

William J. Feiertag Jr., 56, of Upper Macungie Township and formerly of Fullerton, died Sept. 23, 2012, at home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William J. Feiertag Sr. and Mary J. (Bankos) Feiertag.

He was a graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute.

He was a retired general plant utility employee of the Pillsbury Company.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Whitehall.

He was a member of the Porsche Club of America.

Edward W. Ivankovits

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Coplay Saengerbund

Edward W. Ivankovits, 77, of Coplay, died Sept. 20, 2012, at his home. he was the husband of Margaret (Simitz) Ivankovits for 51 years.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late August and Johanna (Petrasovits) Ivankovits.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was a millwrght for the former AT&T Microelectronics, Allentown. He previously was a plasterer and cement installer.

He was a member of the Coplay Saengerbund.

Rosemary M. Zimbar

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Mary's church member

Rosemary M. Zimbar, 79, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 25, 2012, in her residence. She was the wife of Paul E. Zimbar for 58 years.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Emil and Emma (Braxmeier) Husser.

She was employed by Ogden Allied for many years in the maintenance department of Lehigh University.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Catasauqua.