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Mary A. Coleman

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption BVM church member

Mary A. Coleman, 80, of Northampton died May 12, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Rudolph and Johanna (Miko) Mills.

She was a cutter at Cross Country Clothes, Northampton and Greif Garments, Allentown.

She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church.

She was a member of the Young at Heart group.

Michael A. Uherick

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired foundry worker

Michael "Mickey" A. Uherick, 73, of Northampton died May 11, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Maryann Uherick for 44 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Michael and Erma S. (Kuchera) Uherick.

He was a Seabee in the U.S. Navy.

He worked at Bridesburg Foundry, Whitehall, and retired in 2002 after 35 years of employment.

Carolyn M. Rieck

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former elementary teacher

Carolyn M. Rieck, 94, of Limerick, died May 5, 2013, at Pottstown Manor Care, Pottstown.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Roland M. and Perma (Shoemaker) Meyle.

She was an elementary teacher in Coplay and Pittsburgh schools.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Coplay.

She was a member of the Rose Croix Chapter, Eastern Star, Northampton.

Lois F. Dattoli

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

cafeteria worker at CTK School

Lois F. Dattoli, 85, of Emmaus and formerly of Walnutport, died April 30, 2013, at Emmaus Village, Emmaus. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Dattoli Jr.

Born in Plainfield, N.J., she was a daughter of the late John Patrick and Frances Marie (Bray) Snyder.

She was an assembly worker for RCA of Bridgewater, N.J., for many years. She waitressed for many establishments throughout New Jersey. She then worked in the cafeteria for the former Christ the King School, Whitehall, for several years.

She was of the Catholic faith.

Clarence "John" W. Lutz Jr.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

fuel truck driver

Clarence "John" W. Lutz Jr., 85, of Danielsville, died May 3, 2013, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Gwenaldine "Gwen" M. (Bachman) Lutz for 25 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Clarence W. Sr. and Anna J. (Braerman) Lutz.

He was a truck driver for Yeager's Fuel Inc., Allentown, for 18 years until he retired in 1985.

He was predeceased by a brother, Richard; and two sisters, Shirley Kern and Nancy Foose.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Cecilia Panny

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Stiles

Cecilia Panny, 86, formerly of Coplay and Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton, died May 4, 2013, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Leonard Panny.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Rose (Keppel) Sacks.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Stiles and of its Altar and Rosary Society and its choir.

She is survived by a sister, Mary and her husband John Sommer of Whitehall; a brother, Alex and his wife Rose Sacks of Bergenfield, N.J.; nieces; nephews.

Richard B. Williams

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

community volunteer

Richard "Dick" B. Williams, 88, of Catasauqua, died in his home on April 29, 2013. He was the husband of Catherine "Kitty" Williams of Catasauqua for 37 years.

Born in Bangor, he was a son of the late Blake and Claire Williams.

He was a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.

He was the sole proprietor of Modern Construction for over 40 years.

He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.

Dominick J. Merlino

Thursday, May 9, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former state police officer

Dominick J. Merlino, 90, of Nazareth, died April 30, 2013, at Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Caroline T. (Zizza) for 64 years.

Born in Hudson, he was a son of the late Sabato and Viola (Mirro) Merlino.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He worked in production for Kraft Foods, Fogelsville, for 15 years before retiring in 1990. Before that, he was a corporal in the Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem barracks, for 25 years.

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