Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Joseph R. Moyer Sr.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Lehigh Valley Dairy line operator

Joseph R. Moyer Sr., 79, of Walnutport, died Sept. 18, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of the late Wanda Sue (Davis) Moyer.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Stephen and Althea Melba (Furst) Moyer.

A line operator at Lehigh Valley Dairy for 25 years, he retired in 2002.

He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Berlinsville.

Charles R. Hills Sr.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ member

Charles R. Hills Sr., 94, of Allentown and formerly of Northampton and Maryland, died Sept. 17, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Ann M. (Wescoe) Hills.

Born in Catskill, N.Y., he was a son of the late Mark H. Sr. and Carolyn (Clapper) Hills.

He was a 1942 graduate of Liberty High School, Bethlehem. He earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Lehigh University in 1948.

He was a B-17 navigator in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

Louise I. Scheirer-Moore

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

International Society of Poets member

Louise I. Scheirer -Moore, 65, of Chicago, Ill., died Aug. 30, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late David Moore.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the Niles and Hanna (Balliet) Scheirer.

She earned degrees from both Harry S. Truman College and Roosevelt University.

She was self- employed.

She was a member of the International Society of Poets.

She is survived by a sister, Linda and her husband Michael Rennig of Whitehall; nieces; and nephews.

Services will be private.

Roger Seremula

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption of Virgin Mary Church member

Roger Seremula, 82, of Northampton, died Sept. 17, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital-Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Karen (Kochenash) Seremula for 50 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late John Sr. and Pauline (Antoniuk) Seremula, and a stepson of Anna (Kereb) Seremula.

He was a 1955 graduate of Northampton High School. He attended Pennsylvania State University.

Edna Gutekunst

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Edna Gutekunst, 89, of Fullerton, died Sept. 17, 2019. She was the wife of the late Donald W. Gutekunst for 41 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Leopold and Stella (Drauch) Dobitsch.

She was a 1947 Central Catholic High School graduate.

She had various positions in the working field until she took retirement.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, where she was a volunteer.

She was a member of Coplay Saengerbund.

John P. Fignar

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

John P. Fignar, 62, of Northampton, died Sept. 23, 2019, at home.

Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Joseph J. and Anna M. (Oriel) Fignar of Lansford.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church Catholic Church, Allentown, where he sang with the church choir.

He was a caretaker for his father and sister in times of need.

He is survived by four siblings, Jo Anne and her husband Daniel Kenney; Joseph F. and his wife Monica; Jeanne, with whom he resided; and Ann Marie and her husband Kerry Edinger; nieces; and nephews.

Lucille M. Kromer

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Hope Lutheran Church member

Lucille M. Kromer, 84, formerly of Danielsville, died Sept. 19, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Russell “Buppy” D. Kromer for 55 years.

Born in Danielsville, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Helen (Kromer) Hall.

She was a 1953 graduate of Northampton High School.

She was a sewing machine operator for many years at various garment mills in the region before retiring in 2000 from the former Scotty’s Fashions, Palmerton.

Louis J. Yandrisevits

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Coplay Saengerbund life member

Louis J. Yandrisevits, 93, of Whitehall, died Sept. 18, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenburg. He was the husband of the late Frieda (Hacker) Yandrisevits.

He was born in Coplay.

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

He was employed in the maintenance department at Mack Trucks for over 30 years until his retirement.

He was a gold card life member of Coplay Saengerbund.