Catasauqua Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

James R. Kremsner

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

James “Jimmy” R. Kremsner, 55, formerly of Catasauqua, died Jan. 25, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of Kelly L. (Lauer) Kremsner for 29 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late James R. Sr. and Neva “Bonnie” K. (Strack) Kremsner.

He was a construction worker for various companies, including R.A. Haney and, most recently, Allied Building Supplies.

Lois B. Miller

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church member

Lois B. Miller, 84, of Whitehall, died Jan. 30, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Stanley L. Miller.

Born in Tamaqua, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Lillian (Rhubright) Bitsko.

She worked for the State Theatre, Easton, for two years until she retired in 1996. Before the State Theatre, she was an executive secretary of Ingersoll-Rand, Allentown, for 20 years and earlier for the president of the former Hess’s Department Store, Allentown, for 18 years.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

Selma Williamson

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Woman’s Club of Whitehall member

Selma “Sally” (Charles) Williamson, 93, died Jan. 16, 2018, at Fellowship Manor. She was the wife of the late Harold “Scotty” M. Williamson Jr.

Born in Bath, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Esther (Hadeed) Charles.

She was a 1942 graduate of Easton High School.

She worked at Ingersoll Rand, Fuller Company and for the Lehigh County Bar Association.

Jean Louise Jackson

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Jean Louise Jackson, 70, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 21, 2018, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Joseph R. Jackson Sr.

Born in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late Robert John and Norma Jean (Saunders) Falen.

She was a medical transcriptionist for Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Lehigh County Children and Youth Services until she retired.

She is survived by a daughter, Janelle G. Meyers; three sons, Joseph, John and Jeremy; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Baldwin; and six grandchildren.

Dorothy M. Hutton

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Dorothy M. Hutton, 84, of Coplay, died Jan. 11, 2018, at Good Shepherd Hospice, Auburndale, Fla. She was the wife of Ronald A. Hutton for 61 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Tillie (Kahudik) Meyer.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles.

She was employed as a head cook by Parkland School District at Schnecksville Elementary School for many years before retiring.

Hilda T. Polzer

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Hilda T. Polzer, 87, of Coplay, died Jan. 21, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Polzer Jr.

Born in Fogelsville, she was a daughter of the late George and Theresa (Wunderly) Gessitz.

She was a sewing machine operator for the former Cross Country Clothing and Tama Manufacturing, both in Northampton, for many years before retiring.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles, where she was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society, the choir and the pierogi committee.

Pauline J. Guttman

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Pauline “Dolly” J. Guttman, 89, of Northampton, died Jan. 16, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Rudolph “Jap” S. Guttman Jr.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Katharina (Mathis) Marth.

She worked at the former Modern Pants Factory, Cross Country Clothes and Fernbrook.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Catherine and her husband David Keppel; a son, Joseph; three grandchildren, Jason, Jennifer and Janet; and a sister, Helen Lerch.

Vincent V. Suppan

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Fullerton American Legion member

Vincent V. Suppan, 97, formerly of Whitehall, died Jan. 26, 2018, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester. He was the husband of the late Josephine E. (Setterberg) Suppan.

Born in Nazareth, he was a son of the late Joseph A. and Helen P. (Grech) Suppan.

He graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science in music education and from Columbia University with a Master of Arts in speech and drama.

Duane J. Carl

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club member

Duane J. Carl, 57, of Walnutport, died Jan. 21, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of Tammy (Sturdik) Carl.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Harry Carl and Germaine (Bonjean) Carl.

He was a Liberty High School graduate.

He was employed by Arden Courts.

He was a member of the Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club, Northampton.

Wilmer R. Weaver

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Nazareth

Wilmer R. Weaver, 88, of Nazareth, died Jan. 19, 2018, at his Westminster Village residence, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Betty (Ginter) Weaver.

He was a son of the late Hiram Weaver and the late Marie (Dixon) Weaver.

He was in the U.S. Army from 1951 through 1953 during the Korean War. He earned the rank of sergeant and was awarded a Bronze Star for meritorious service.

After working 30 years, he retired in 1994 as the corporate secretary and controller of Lehigh Fluid Power, Lambertville, N.J.