Catasauqua Press

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sharon Ann Schlacter

Friday, February 10, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Sharon Ann Schlacter, 67, of New Tripoli, died Jan. 31, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Anthony P. “Tony” Schlacter for 45 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Charles F. and Betty (Snyder) Eberhart.

She was a 1967 graduate of Whitehall High School and Allentown School of Cosmetology.

She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

She was a hairstylist most of her life, working for Holiday Hair, Catty Cuts, Mosser Nursing Home and, most recently, Country Meadows of Allentown.

Frank C. Nagy

Friday, February 10, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Coplay Saengerbund life member

Frank C. Nagy, 78, of Coplay, died Jan. 29, 2017, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He was the husband of Frances T. (Stubits) Nagy for 52 years.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Alexander and Emma (Deutsch) Nagy.

He was in the U.S. Air Force.

He worked in the trucking industry and was retired from New England Motor Freight Company where he was a dispatcher.

He was a member of the St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, where he was an usher and longtime volunteer.

He was a life member of Coplay Saengerbund.

William M. Galgon Jr.

Friday, February 10, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

William M. Galgon Jr., 75, of Northampton, died Jan. 29, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital — Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Christina (Young) Galgon for 37 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late William M. and Mary (Molesky) Galgon Sr.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He worked at Twin County Cable Company for 28 years.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

He was a member of Tri Boro Sportman Association and was a life member of Alliance Fire Company.

Daniel D. Minnich

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Laurys Station

Daniel D. Minnich, 55, of Laurys Station, died Dec. 29, 2016, at University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia. He was the husband of Pamela S. (Schnell) Minnich for 28 years.

Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Daniel and Elia (Vasilawsky) Minnich.

He was a graduate of Palmerton High School and the former Breeden School of Welding, Allentown.

Valeria T. Flyte

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s Lutheran Church member

Valeria “Val” T. Flyte, 79, of The Lutheran Community at Topton and formerly of Fullerton, died Jan. 24, 2017. She was the wife of Stanley N. Flyte for 43 years.

Born in Salisbury Township, she was a daughter of late Elek and Teresa R. (Shiner) Takacs.

She was a 1955 graduate of Fountain Hill High School.

She was a beautician in Salisbury Township. She was later an assistant manager of the salon at JCPenney.

She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fullerton, where she was an usher, assisted in the kitchen and was a Bible school teacher.

Frank Ferreira

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Catholic Church member

Frank Ferreira, 91, of Whitehall, died Jan. 17, 2017, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Irene (Feiller) Ferreira for 67 years.

Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Joaquim and Anna (Kutchera) Ferreira.

A World War II U.S. Navy veteran, he served two years in the Pacific aboard the USS Kline.

He was a presser for Cross Country Clothes for 45 years until he retired in 1990.

He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Coplay.

Richard Robert Cherry

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Stroudsburg

Richard Robert Cherry, 57, of Stroudsburg, died Jan. 15, 2017, at home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Robert Cherry of Walnutport and the late Sandra (Hildebrand) Cherry.

He owned and operated Cherry’s Sunset Family Restaurant in Kresgeville since 2000.

He was a member of Blue Ridge Hook and Ladder Fire Company and B.P.O. Elks Lodge 319 in East Stroudsburg.

He coached with West End Sports teams.

Herman A. Kramer

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Egypt Memorial Park Board member

Herman A. Kramer, 90, of Hellertown and formerly of Whitehall, died Jan. 22, 2017, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. He was the husband of the late Grace E. (Hartung) Kramer.

Born in Stony Run, he was a son of the late John B. and Clistie M. (Frey) Kramer.

He was an installer/field worker for the former Western Electric, Allentown, for 30 years until he retired in 1981.

He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt, where he was, for many years, on church council, a member of the maintenance committee and was a head usher for 35 years.

Russell L. Baus

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

L. V. Homing Pigeon Assoc. past president

Russell L. Baus, 86, of Allentown, died Jan. 15, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Inpatient Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Beatrice E. (Gardner) Baus.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Daniel S. and Ada N. (Derr) Baus.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a machinist last employed by L. Coster Machine Shop, Wind Gap, for 10 years, retiring in 2002. Prior to that he worked in the same capacity for the former Swanger Bros./APG Machine, Whitehall, for 35 years.

Theresa M. Feiller

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Theresa M. Feiller, 77, formerly of Northampton and Cementon, died Jan. 14, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Feiller.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Theresa (Berner) Kornheisl.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School.

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