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Elizabeth D. MacHose

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

former president of YMCA board

Elizabeth “Bette” D. MacHose, 95, died Jan. 19, 2020, at Lehigh Center, Macungie.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Alma (Fatzinger) Deemer.

She was a Catasauqua High School graduate.

She worked in the trust department of First National Bank, Allentown.

She was a lifetime member of the former St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She was a president of both the Women’s Club of Catasauqua and the YMCA board.

She is survived by a son, Jeffrey and his spouse Patricia Kerin; a daughter, Nancy and her husband Guy Fried; five grandchildren, Richard A. Shander, Scott M. Shander, Jason C. MacHose, Brian Schaffer and Philip Schaffer; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marie Stametz and her husband Richard.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Jean and Barbara.

There will be a calling hour 10-11 a.m., followed by a memorial service 11 a.m., Jan. 30 at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua.

Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.