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Loretta A. Lanzillo

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

retired ASD secretary

Loretta A. Lanzillo, 76, of Northampton, died July 4, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Mario Lanzillo.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Phillip Reese and Anna (Frey) Reese Forrest.

She was a secretary for the Allentown School District for many years before retiring in 1979.

She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Allentown, and St. Jude's Catholic Church, Blandenton, Fla.

Neri Cipriotti

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Argentina

Neri Cipriotti, 72, of Coplay, died July 5, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Cataldo Cipriotti for 45 years.

Born in Londres, Argentina, she was a daughter of the late Brigida Quiroga.

She was a seamstress for the former Cross Country Clothes, Northampton.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Aldo and his wife Nicole of Cherryville; and a daughter, Nancy of Coplay.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.

Lambert "Chops" Bloszinsky

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

former Bethlehem Steel metallurgist

Lambert "Chops" Bloszinsky, 82, of Whitehall, died July 1, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Patricia E. (Karabin) Bloszinsky for 58 years.

Born in Ormrod, he was a son of the late Lambert and Irene (Kochenash) Bloszinsky Sr.

He was a 1949 graduate of South Whitehall High School.

He was a naval veteran of the Korean War.

He was a metallurgist for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Bethlehem.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton.

Allen W. Fortna

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Egypt Memorial Park board member

Allen W. Fortna, 57, of Whitehall, died July 1, 2014, at home. He was the husband of Brenda (Houston) Fortna.

Born in Gettysburg, he was a son of Madelyn (Smith) Fortna and the late Wayne B. Fortna.

He was a 1975 Chambersburg High School graduate. He was a 1979 graduate of Shippensburg University and earned a master's degree in business administration from the University of Indianapolis.

He worked at the T.B. Woods Company, Martin Sprocket and Gear and, later, at Pennsylvania Crusher.

He was a former member of First Lutheran Church, Chambersburg.

Donald E. Diehl

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Egypt

Donald E. Diehl, 81, of Chambersburg, died July 5, 2014, at Providence Place, Chambersburg. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Kean) Diehl.

Born in Whitehall (Egypt), he was a son of the late Lester and Mabel (Fenstermaker) Diehl.

He was a 1951 graduate of Penn State Technical Institute.

He was a tool designer for 20 years for Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown, Md.

Karen J. Klusaritz

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Life Church member

Karen J. Klusaritz, 53, of Catasauqua, died July 6, 2014. She was a daughter of William and Jane Klusaritz of Whitehall.

She was a member of Life Church, Allentown.

She is survived by a son, Patrick and his wife Courtney; four grandchildren, Cameron, Kyrah, Zoey and Savannah of Whitehall; a sister, Mary and her husband Jerry Glass and their children Nathan and Cara of Weston, Fla.; and a brother, Bill Jr. and his fiancee Becky of Ocean City, N.J.

Contributions may be made to Good Shepherd's development department-pediatric fund, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown, 18103.

Paul Kokolus

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Kokolus Builders

Paul Kokolus, 84, of Ballietsville, died July 7, 2014, in Weston Senior Living Center, Northampton. He was the husband of Marjorie A. (Gavlick) Kokolus for 50 years.

Born in North Whitehall Township, he was a son of the late Prokip and Anastasis (Rychtowrski) Kokula.

He was a graduate of East Stroudsburg University. He earned a master's degree from Colgate University.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Edward J. Ressler

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owned Pat's Ice and Beverage

Edward J. Ressler, 73, of Coplay, died July 3, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Patricia (Demchyk) Ressler for 49 years.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late John Piha and Hilda Ressler.

He was a 1959 graduate of Coplay High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He co-owned Pat's Ice and Beverage, Coplay, for 33 years. He was a laborer for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Bethlehem, for 15 years.

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

He was a member of the Coplay American Legion Post 426.

Library

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by The Press in News Briefs

Book sale on Aug. 15, 16

Friends of the Parkland Community Library are having its 24th annual used book sale 10 a.m.to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 16 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

Book donations will be accepted 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 11-13, and 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 14.

Donations of used books, games, puzzles, DVDs and CDs will be accepted at the church.

Books should be in good, salable condition.

No encyclopedias or Reader's Digest will be accepted.

For more information, call 610-398-1361 or visit parklandlibrary.org