Gregory J. Wetherhold Sr., 73, of Cherryville, died Oct. 5, 2018, at the VNA Hospice, St. Luke’s, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Linda J. (Fenstermaker) Wetherhold.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George and Althea (Gehris) Wetherhold.
He worked for C&K Carriers, Walnutport, and later for 14 years at Carlisle Trucking, Fogelsville, until he retired in 2017. He was a former co-owner and operator of the Klecknersville Hotel, Moore Township.
Frank “Fats” J. Bauer, 90, of Northampton, died Oct. 4, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Katherine (Bilder) Bauer for 69 years.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Ulrich Sr. and Elizabeth (Reiter) Bauer.
He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He worked at the former Sandora/Tarkett for many years.
He was a member of the former Our Lady of Hungary Church, presently Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.
He was a member of the Friendly Fifties and Knights of Columbus and was a pierogi volunteer for the former St. Nicholas Ukrainian Club.
Northampton Area High School Drama Club members will present their fall play — “The Diary of Anne Frank” — Oct. 12 and 13. The play will be performed in the high school auditorium and begins 7 p.m.
Tickets will be available at the door.
The 2018-19 winter sports sign-ups will begin Oct. 15 and continue through Nov. 9. Tryouts begin Nov. 16.
NAHS field hockey’s booster club is holding a gift card bingo Oct. 21 at Klecknersville Volunteers Rangers Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Bath. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and bingo begins noon.
John H. Marakovitz, 95, formerly of Coplay, died Oct. 4, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of the late Catherine A. (Breitfeller) Marakovitz.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late John J. and Mary (Stubits) Marakovits.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and a veteran of World War II. He received a Bronze Star Medal with the 324th Infantry.
He was a welder and fitter for 42 years at the former Bethlehem Steel until he took retirement in 1987. He was an Electrolux salesman until the age of 90.
Jean S. Raubenhold, 93, of Allentown and formerly of Northampton, died Oct. 2, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Raubenhold.
She was a daughter of the late George S. and Elsie M. (Moyer) Sicher.
She was an order picker for the former Lehigh Candy and Tobacco Company. She also was a riveter for the former Vultee Aircraft Company, Allentown.
She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Allentown.
Edgar E.L. Silfies Jr., 96, of Northampton, died Oct. 4, 2018, at Moravian Village, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Loretta June (Andrews) Silfies.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edgar E.L. Sr. and Helen (Grow) Silfies.
He was in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a packaging supervisor at Universal Atlas Cement, Northampton, for 40 years until he retired in 1980.
He attended Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton.
Albert “Abby” B. Polchik, 89, of Catasauqua, died Oct. 2, 2018, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Barbara (Oleschak) Polchik for 60 years.
Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Joseph F. Sr. and Elizabeth (Chihuly) Polchik.
He was a member of Catasauqua High School Class of 1947.
He was with the military police in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was awarded the Korean and other service medals.
Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. at the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.
Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.
Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.
Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.