Catasauqua Press

Friday, August 18, 2017

Charles H. Faust

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s Lutheran Church member

Charles “Jake” H. Faust, 92, of Fullerton, died May 26, 2017, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of Lillian E. (Snyder) Faust for 74 years.

Born in Fullerton, he was a son of the late Edwin and Helen Faust.

He was a 1942 graduate of Whitehall High School.

He was a shear operator for the former Cutler-Hammer, now Eaton Corporation, for more than 30 years until he retired in 1986.

He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fullerton.

Stefanie Schatz

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Stefanie Schatz, 90, of North- ampton, died June 1, 2017. She was the wife of the late Robert Schatz Sr.

Born in Austria, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Groholtosky) Marx.

She worked for the former Cross Country Clothes for 37 years.

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

She cooked and made pierogies at the former St. Nick’s, Northampton, for many years.

Dorothy M. Janenko

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

American Legion Post 367 member

Dorothy M. Janenko, 90, of Allentown, died May 28, 2017.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Sue (Kakelacik) Janenko.

She was a 1945 graduate of Allentown High School.

She was in the U.S. Air Force and earned the rank of sergeant.

She was an administrative assistant at Sacred Heart Hospital and Capital Blue Cross.

She was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown, where she was a lector.

She was a member of Fullerton American Legion Post 367.

Rosalie M. Winarchick

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Friendly Fifties member

Rosalie M. Winarchick, 93, of Northampton, died June 2, 2017, at Kirkland Village, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late John Winarchick.

Born in Jersey City, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Dmytro and Anna (Furka) Melnick.

She worked at Hess’s Department Store for 20 years.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church where she was a pierogie maker volunteer.

She was a member of Friendly Fifties and AARP.

Bernice A. Sommers

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Bernice A. Sommers, 89, of Allentown, died May 31, 2017, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Alfred S. Sommers.

Born in Longswamp, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Helen (Hummel) Kempf.

She was an Allentown Central Catholic High School graduate.

She was a sewing machine operator for the former Leonard Manufacturing, Allentown, for 15 years until she retired in 1989.

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

Leonard Kuchera

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Holy Trinity Catholic Church member

Leonard Kuchera, 82, of Whitehall, died May 18, 2017, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown.

Born in Egypt, he was a son of the late Stephen and Catherine (Kuchera) Kuchera.

He was in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He is survived by a sister, Irene Keller; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by six brothers and five sisters.

Contributions may be made to Allentown Rescue Mission, 355 W. Hamilton St., P.O. Box 748, Allentown, 18105.

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

Joseph S. Heidenwolf

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Joseph S. Heidenwolf, 88, of Fullerton, died May 22, 2017. He was the husband of Maria Heidenwolf for 62 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Stella (Seier) Heidenwolf.

He attended Sacred Heart Elementary School, Central Catholic High School and Allentown Business School.

He was in the U.S. Army and was sent to Berlin. In 1950, he re-enlisted in Btry. B, 213th AAA Gun Bn. PA. National Guard and returned to 21 months of active duty, including time in Korea. He was honorably discharged as CPT in 1972 with 27 years of service.

Guy Tamandl

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

East Bath Rod & Gun Club member

Guy Tamandl, 56, of Bath, died May 19, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of Sharon (Diefenderfer) Tamandl for 27 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Legath) Tamandl.

He was an iron worker/foreman for more than 20 years and worked recently at Structural Services.

He was a member of Local 11 and East Bath Rod & Gun Club.

Frank J. Bendl Jr.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bath

Frank J. Bendl Jr., 93, of Bath, died May 22, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of Irene (Horvath) Bendl for 70 years.

Born in Nazareth, he was a son of the late Frank and Theresia (Didovits) Bendl.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

He was a welder at the former Penn Dixie Cement Company, Nazareth, for many years.

He was a member of Holy Family Church, Nazareth.

Eugene F. Greenawalt

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Eugene F. Greena- walt, 61, of Northampton, died May 26, 2017, at VNA Hospice House at St. Luke’s, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Delores “Dee” (Longenbach) for nine months.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Francis and Beatrice (Dauscher) Greenawalt.

He was a self-employed carpenter and repairman for five years before becoming ill in 2013. He worked earlier for Whitaker Roofing and Siding, Allentown, for 25 years.