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Ruth D. (Deibert) Heintzelman

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmanuel's Lutheran Church member

Ruth D. (Deibert) Heintzelman, 92, formerly of Northampton, died Jan. 31, 2013, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Luther C. Heintzelman.

Born in Lehigh Township, she was a daughter of the late Elwood T. and Minnie C. (Benninger) Deibert.

She was a member of Emmanuel's Lutheran Church, Bath.

She is survived by a daughter, Shirley A. and her husband Ronald P. Kozo of Allentown; a brother, Elwood W. Deibert of Allentown; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

John J. Lawlor

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

John J. Lawlor, 56, of Allentown, died Jan. 29, 2013.

He was a son of Florence Fermaintt of Whitehall and the late John Lawlor.

He is survived by a sister, Catherine M. Pappalardo; nieces; and nephew.

He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Lawlor.

Contributions may be made to Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church memorial fund, 618 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall, 18052.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.

Larry L. Mayers

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired college landscaper

Larry L. Mayers, 72, of Hanover Township, died Jan. 30, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Culp) Mayers.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Charles and Sarah (Heffelfinger) Mayers.

He was a landscaper at Moravian College, Bethlehem, for 25 years before retiring in 2010.

He attended Valleyview Baptist Church, Northampton.

Leonard "Blackie" Martucci

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Martucci's Inn

Leonard "Blackie" "PopPop" Anthony Pasquale Martucci, 85, of Whitehall, died Feb. 3, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital campus. He was the husband of Elsie Rose (Koefer) Martucci.

Born in Weissport, he was a son of the late Innocenzo Anotnio (James) Martucci and Antoinette (Dorothy) Cameron Martucci.

He was a graduate of Lehighton High School.

He was an honorably discharged U.S. Navy Seabee. He was a ship's serviceman third class. He was awarded both the Pacific and American Theater Ribbons and the Victory Medal.

Albert P. Gehret

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Easton Buick retiree

Albert P. Gehret, 87, of Nazareth, died Jan.28, 2013, at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Harvey Sr. and Ellen (Eyer) Gehret.

He was in the U.S Coast Guard during World War II.

He worked for Easton Buick for before retiring. Before that, he worked at the former City Service Station, Nazareth.

He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Northampton.

He was a past post commander of the American Legion Post 353, Northampton. He played in the post's drum and bugle corps.

Mary E. (Leibenguth) Savacool

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired Kraft Foods line worker

Mary E. (Leibenguth) Savacool, 68, of Whitehall, died Feb. 3, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown campus. She was the companion of Kermit F. Miller, with whom she resided.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Ellen J. (Shover) Leibenguth of Nazareth and the late Harold E. Leibenguth.

She was a line worker at Kraft Foods Inc. in Fogelsville for 33 years before retiring in 2008.

Raymond Bottazzi

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Mack Truck retiree

Raymond "Ray" Bottazzi, 88, of Catasauqua, Whitehall Manor and Traditions of Hanover, died Jan. 29, 2013. He was the husband of the late Anna Mae (Hopkins) Bottazzi for 48 years.

Born in Northampton, Mass., he was a son of the late Carmine and Assunta (Pignatello) Bottazzi.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 12th Fighter Squadron in the South Pacific. He was awarded five Bronze Stars for bravery.

He worked for Mack Truck for many years on the line and in the maintenance department of 5C until he retired.

Sean W. Casey

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

2010 Whitehall High School graduate

Sean W. Casey, 20, of Whitehall, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Chester County Hospital, West Chester.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of William and Mary (Chomack) Casey.

He was a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School. He was a third-year honors student, majoring in music education, at West Chester University.

He worked at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Whitehall.

He was a member of and an altar server at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Mae M. Kichline

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired NCC cafeteria manager

Mae M. Kichline, 92, of Bethlehem and formerly of Bath, died Jan. 29, 2013, at Country Meadows Nursing Center, Bethlehem Township. She was the wife of the late William P. Kichline.

Born in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Neva (Oplinger) Michael.

She was a 1938 Nazareth High School graduate.

She was the cafeteria manager for Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, for 10 years before retiring in 1992.