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Russell W. Roberts

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

raised in Catasauqua

Russell W. Roberts, 89, died Oct. 29, 2012.

Born in Allentown and raised in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late William and Margaret Roberts.

He graduated from Girard College.

He was a World War II veteran.

He lived in Germany for 50 years, working in planning and logistics that supported U.S. Military and NATO forces around the world.

He is survived by a sister-in-law, Ruth; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Merrill Roberts.

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

Rap of the gavel

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY 15

Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

The Moore Township Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

MONDAY 19

Bath Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

Stanley M. Hrycyszyn

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

foundry retiree

Stanley "Big Stan" M. Hrycyszyn, 75, of Northampton, died Oct. 29, 2012 in Gracedale. He was the husband of the late Barabra L. (Yanders) Hrycyszyn.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Michael and Agnes (Wenglowicz) Hrycyszyn.

He was in the United States Navy.

He retired from Bridesburg Foundry, Whitehall, after many years of employment.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7293, Egypt; Eckley E. Patch Post 470, Bath; Lappawinzo Fish and Game, Northampton; Petersville Rod and Gun Club; and Northampton Fire Company No. 1.

Charles T. Cerva

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Tile Creations

Charles T. Cerva, 57, of Walnutport, died Nov. 5, 2012, at his home. He was the husband of Gail Elaine (Mackus) for 33 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph and Ruth (Rathjen) Cerva.

He was the owner/operator of Cerva Brothers Tile Creations, Walnutport, for six years. Before that, he drove for Malone Trucking, R.L. Jeffries Trucking and AL & Bass trucking for 10 years.

William L. Thomas

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

construction worker

William L. Thomas, 65, of Northampton, died at home Nov. 1, 2012, of cancer. He was the husband of Sandra Smith Achey Thomas.

He was born in Scranton.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He worked at various construction companies. He designed rooms with mood lighting and made custom furniture.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son; two stepsons, Max Achey and Michael and his wife Laurie Achey; a stepdaughter, Sherry Alfaro; mother-in-law, Ellen Roth; sister-in-law, Mary and her husband Rick Faryna; and nephews.

Whitehall police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 7

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on South Church Street.

· Police were called to the Peachtree Playground, 1456 Robert St., to investigate a report of a fight.

· Officers responded to a fire in the 1600 block of Jackson Street.

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought police to MacArthur Road.

NOVEMBER 8

· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to the Crazy Cone, 2525 Mickley Road.

Jarrell W. Hart

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former maintenance technician

Jarrell W. Hart, 47, of Whitehall, died Oct. 31, 2012, at L.V. Hospital Center, Allentown. He was the husband of Linda R. (Schmidt) Hart, for 25 years.

Born in Flint, Mich., he was a son of the late Jarrell and Edith (Bructon) Hart.

He was employed by Samuel Geltman and Company, Whitehall, as an apartment maintenance technician for the past 24 years.

He was a social member of the Fullerton Fire Company.

Edward C. Hilt

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Slatington

Edward C. Hilt, 60, of Slatington, died Nov. 2, 2012, in L.V. Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Elaine M. (Torick) Hilt for 26 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edward F. and Stephanie (Yastrop) Hilt.

He was a Whitehall High School graduate.

He worked for Duggan and Marcon.

He attended St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

He was a member of Grouse Hall.

He was a member of District Council 21 Painters and Allied Trades Union Local 1269.