Catasauqua Press

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Rose M. Stubits

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Rose M. Stubits, 91, of Northampton, died April 28, 2017, in Gracedale. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Stubits.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Sabara) Filipovits.

She worked at Clyde Shirt Factory for many years. She cleaned at Cement National Bank and Our Lady of Hungary Church for several years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, where she sang on the choir for many years, and was part of its altar and rosary society.

She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Hungarian Society.

Irmgard Snyder Roberts

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Germany

Irmgard (Zaraza) Snyder Roberts, 89, of Country Meadows, Allentown, and formerly of Berlinsville, died May 5, 2017. She was the wife of Donald G. Roberts for 41 years and the late Roscoe P. Snyder.

Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Josef and Maria Zaraza.

She was the co-owner of the Roscoe P. Snyder Insurance Agency, Berlinsville, until her retirement.

She was a member of the former Blue Ridge Country Club, Palmerton, a 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star and St. John’s United Church of Christ, Slatington.

George S. Grim

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Egypt

George S. Grim, 75, of Egypt, Whitehall Township, died April 17, 2017, in his home.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Henry E. and Bessie D. (Proctor) Grim.

He worked in the maintenance department of the former Fullerton Furniture Gallery for 25 years. He worked part time at Giant, Whitehall, for the last 19 years.

He is survived by four brothers, James R. Proctor of Northampton, Larry L. Grim of Germansville, Eugene H. Grim of Bethlehem Township and Keith W. Grim of Ruchsville; nieces; and nephews.

Wilbur C. Schlier Sr.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

die machine operator

Wilbur C. Schlier Sr., 89, of Allentown, died April 19, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of the late Kathleen (Bauer) Schlier.

Born in Lehighton, he was a son of the late Vernon and Ella (Dotter) Schlier Sr.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Korean War, where he was serving together with his brothers. He also served in the National Guard.

He was a die machine operator at Fairtex Mills for many years.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.

Helen Hebrock

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Helen Hebrock, 86, of Northampton, died April 26, 2017, at Good Shepherd Specialty Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Stephen Hebrock Sr. for 63 years.

Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Barna) Ruszin.

She was a seamstress for several factories over the years.

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

Richard A. Gray

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Richard “Dick” A. Gray, 85, of Northampton, died April 27, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of the late Barbara P. (Doser) Gray.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Augustus and Frances M. (Gillespie) Gray.

He was in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War era.

He was an estimator/sales representative for H.T. Lyons Inc. for 20 years until he retired in 1993. He worked earlier for Lehigh Engineering.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

Frank J. Sakasits

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

lineman and supervisor

Frank J. Sakasits, 79, formerly of Coplay, died April 20, 2017. Born in Upper Nazareth Township, he was a son of the late Frank P. and Emma (Derkits) Sakasitz.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He was a lineman and supervisor for PPL until he retired in 1995.

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

Following his retirement, he volunteered on a horse farm where he helped children with special needs to enjoy horseback riding.