Rose M. Tapler, 90, of Coplay, died Feb. 21, 2013, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late John "Shorty" J. Tapler.
Born in Beersville, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Sophie (Puskaritz) Bodish.
She was the marking manager for the former Hess's Department Store, Allentown.
She was a member of St. Peter R.C. Church, Coplay, and its Altar and Rosary Society.
She was a member of the Coplay Senior Citizens.
Joseph Maslany, 87, of Sewell, N.J., and formerly of Catasauqua, died Feb. 20, 2013, at Cardinal Village Retirement Community, Sewell, N.J. He was the husband of the late Jeanette I. (Bartholomew).
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Petrosky) Maslany.
He was a Merchant Marine during World War II.
He was a sheet metal fabricator for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Homer Research Lab, for 30 years before retiring in 1985.
He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Northampton.
Elizabeth "Betty" B. Tanzosh, 89, formerly of Northampton, died Feb. 24, 2013, in Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, N.J. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Tanzosh.
Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Elizabeth (Mayer) Makovsky.
She was a secretary for the M&M Mars Company, Hackettstown, N.J., for many years. Before that, she worked at Mack Trucks Inc.
She was a member of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Church and the Young at Heart Senior Group.
She was a Northampton Food Bank volunteer.
Mary "Muddy" A. Horvath, 87, of Northampton, died Feb. 25, 2013, in Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Geza J. Horvath.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Julianna (Orban) Sakovits.
She worked at the former Champion Spark Plug Company, Hellertown, for many years. During World War II, she was a welder for several years.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.
She was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Hungarian Society, Northampton.
Ann Segan, of North Whitehall Township, died Feb. 22, 2013.
She was a daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Durochik) Segan.
She worked at the former Cross Country Clothes, Egypt and Northampton, for many years.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton.
Virginia L. Diehl, 89, formerly of Cetronia, died Feb. 25, 2013, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late David Diehl.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Leon and Sadie (Egolf) Barndt.
She was a licensed practical nurse at Cedarbrook County Home for seven years until she retired in 1986. Before that, she was a traveling L.P.N. in the Lehigh Valley and a nurse at Rittersville State Hospital.
She was a member of Cedar United Church of Christ, Cetronia.
Leona C. Gomez, 78, died Feb. 18, 2013. She was the wife of Julius Gomez for 59 years.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Rudolph and Anna (Farkas) Minar.
Maureen Kacmarcik, 86, formerly of Fullerton, died Feb. 13, 2013, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late John G. Kacmarcik
Born in Georgetown, British Guyana, she was a daughter of the late Marius and Eileen (Comach) Fernandes.
She was a longtime clerk at the former Two Guys from Harrison, Whitehall.
She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, Whitehall.
William "Tate" C. Bauer, 92, formerly of Allentown, died Feb. 18, 2013, at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. He was the husband of the late Mary (Sodl) Bauer.
Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Frank and Julie (Rief) Bauer.
He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a crane operator for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 41 years and retired in 1982.
He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.
David "Eggy" Krempasky, 51, of Walnutport, died Feb. 13, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the companion of Diane Farnya, with whom he resided.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Francis J. and Elizabeth "Betty" A. Krempasky.
He was a concrete finisher for CC Inc. for the past nine years and, before that, for Northampton Concrete Forms.
He was of the Catholic faith.
He was a life member of the Alliance Fire Company, Northampton.