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Maureen Kacmarcik

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Fullerton

Maureen Kacmarcik, 86, formerly of Fullerton, died Feb. 13, 2013, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late John G. Kacmarcik

Born in Georgetown, British Guyana, she was a daughter of the late Marius and Eileen (Comach) Fernandes.

She was a longtime clerk at the former Two Guys from Harrison, Whitehall.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Whitehall police

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police seek

witnesses to

fatal crash

MacArthur Road was closed Tuesday from Eberhardt Road to Mechanicsville Road to allow police to perform a fatal accident reconstruction.

Two people were killed Saturday in the crash which took place at 6:09 p.m. at MacArthur and Eberhart roads in Whitehall.

Police have tentatively identified the victims as Whitehall residents Sharon Gonazalez-Medina, 41, and a 16-year-old juvenile. Both were in the same vehicle.

William "Tate" C. Bauer

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired crane operator

William "Tate" C. Bauer, 92, formerly of Allentown, died Feb. 18, 2013, at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. He was the husband of the late Mary (Sodl) Bauer.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Frank and Julie (Rief) Bauer.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a crane operator for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 41 years and retired in 1982.

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

David "Eggy" Krempasky

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

concrete finisher

David "Eggy" Krempasky, 51, of Walnutport, died Feb. 13, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the companion of Diane Farnya, with whom he resided.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Francis J. and Elizabeth "Betty" A. Krempasky.

He was a concrete finisher for CC Inc. for the past nine years and, before that, for Northampton Concrete Forms.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He was a life member of the Alliance Fire Company, Northampton.

Robert E. Groller

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

truck mechanic

Robert E. Groller, 73, of Northampton, died Feb. 19, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of Joann (Santos) Groller for 52 years.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Joseph Sr. and Elizabeth (Frick) Groller.

He was a truck mechanic for 30 years, and was last employed at Rahn Concrete, Bethlehem, before retiring in 1998.

Before that, he worked at Groller Transportation and Bethlehem Iron Works.

Special guest

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Bath Mayor Donald Wunderler waves to the crowd at the Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Luncheon Feb. 14. He attended the function as the special guest of chamber member Shari Noctor, who also chairs the local Relay for Life. Wunderler, along with mayors from Northampton, Whitehall, Coplay, Catasauqua, North Catasauqua and Allentown, has agreed to proclaim June 22-23 as "Relay Weekend." See the Relay for Life column.

Allen/East Allen column

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Columns

St. John's hosts Holiday Happenings fundraiser

St. John's United Church of Christ, Howertown, will hold a Holiday Happenings fundraiser Sunday, March 17, at the church, located at 22 Atlas Road.

The event is sponsored by the senior choir. Vernell Hawkins, the church's organist, is the Holiday Happenings coordinator.

Groups of church members are asked to sponsor and decorate one of the 12 monthly tables – for example, January's table has a New Year's Eve theme and February's table will be decorated for Valentine's Day. There are no decorating rules, and the themes change from year to year.

Katie Hoffman

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

103 years of age

Katie Hoffman, 103, of Whitehall, died Feb. 18, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Alton E. Hoffman.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Anna (Fisher) Demko.

She was a weaver for the former Lova Textile, Coplay, for many years before retiring in 1968.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt. She was a member of the former St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Cementon.