Catasauqua Press

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Anthony P. Stanz

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

owned hobby shop

Anthony P. Stanz, 97, of Coplay, died Jan. 23, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of the late Agnes H. (Geosits) Stanz for 61 years.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Cornelius and Gizella (Csekits) Stanz.

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

He was a precious metals purchaser for the former Western Electric Company, Allentown, for 30 years. He was the proprietor of Tony's Hobby Shop, Coplay.

Helen E. Mondschein

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Young at Heart member

Helen E. Mondschein, 93, formerly of Northampton, died Jan. 24, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Frank R. and Mary (Burits) Mondschein.

She was a bookkeeper for 40 years for several Clifton, N.J., business firms.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.

She was a member of the B.V.M. Young At Heart group, Northampton.

Frances Spitko

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Tama Manufacturing retiree

Frances Spitko, formerly of Northampton, died Jan. 25, 2013, in Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Merritt Danner and of the late Kenneth Spitko.

Born in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Lagler) Faustner.

She worked at Newhart's Foods, Coplay, for 15 years. She retired from Tama Manufacturing in 1982 after many years of service.

She was a member of Emmauel Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She was a member of the Northampton senior citizens.

Bonita L. Reeve

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Asbury United Methodist member

Bonnie L. Reeve, 81, of Orefield, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Herbert Reeve.

Born in Trenton, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Margaret (Robinson) Propsner.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Allentown, where she was involved in the Sunday school program.

Evelyn E. White

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Zion Lutheran Church member

Evelyn E. White, 74, of Slatington and formerly of Northampton, died Jan. 25, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

Born in Lehigh Township, she was a daughter of the late James and Emma (Resh) White.

She was a machine operator for several years for the former D&D Shirt Factory, Northampton.

She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northampton.

She is survived by nieces; and great-nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Valeria M. Koons

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Andrew's Catholic Church member

Valeria M. Koons, 102, died Jan. 19, 2013. She was the wife of the late Paul Koons.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late John and Vladislava (Aleksa) Staversky.

She worked in various silk and ribbon mills for many years.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn and her husband Nicklas Pontician of North Catasauqua; a sister, Julia Superka of Coplay; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great- nephews; great-great nieces; and great-great-nephews.

Benjamin R. Hicks

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired plant supervisor

Benjamin R. Hicks, 81, of Whitehall, died Jan. 11, 2013, at the St. Luke's Hospice House, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Lucille A. (Carrescia) Hicks.

Born in West Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Benjamin R. and Emma O. (Minnich) Hicks.

He was in the U.S. Navy and served on a destroyer during the Korean War.

Before retiring, he was a plant superintendent at Ingersoll Rand.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

Gloria M. Fetter

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's Lutheran Church member

Gloria M. Fetter, 82, of Whitehall and formerly of Coplay, died Jan. 17, 2013. She was the wife of the late Gerald L. Fetter for 58 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Millard and Evelyn E. (Beck) Kemmerer.

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

She was a past president of the Coplay Senior Citizens. She was a member of the Coplay Saengerbund.

Mary "Mitzie" I. (Derkits) Hornak

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter's Catholic Church member

Mary "Mitzie" I. (Derkits) Hornak, of Coplay, died Jan. 17, 2013, at Manor Care, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Joseph Hornak.

Born in Coplay, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela (Yandrasits) Derkits.

She was a sewing machine operator at several garment mills, including Catasauqua Garment, Clyde Shirt, Rosillio and Tama Manufacturing.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay and its Altar and Rosary Society.