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Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Columns

THURSDAY 9

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Bingo – Doors open 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Petersville Rod and Gun Club, Moore Township.

· Zumba classes – 7- 8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Hokendauqua, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Information: Tara at 610-440-2344.

Edward H. Remaly Sr.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

earned two Purple Hearts

Edward H. Remaly Sr., 90, of Coplay, died Dec. 26, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Christine D. (Malanitch) Remaly for 36 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Arthur and Catherine Remaly.

A World War II Marine veteran, he was the recipient of two Purple Hearts.

He was a crane operator for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena, Allentown.

Florence A. Mory

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul's U.C.C.

Florence A. Mory, 67, of Northampton, died Jan. 1, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y., she was a daughter of Theodore and Frances (Holly) Mekulic.

She attended St. Paul's U.C.C., Northampton.

She is survived by daughter Christine F. Ilthier and her companion Bruce Worman of Saylorsburg; sister Linda Mekulic; and two grandsons, Garatte and Vince.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Roger H. Scheirer

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

accountant

Roger H. Scheirer, 87, of Catasauqua, died Dec. 29, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Campus, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Haines) Scheirer.

Born in North Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Harry and Elsie (Wenner) Scheirer.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was an accountant with Ingersoll Rand from which he retired after 30 years.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Catasauqua.

Donald J. Close

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

weather hydrologist

Donald J. Close, 86, of Whitehall, died Dec. 26, 2013, in Whitehall.

Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Richard V. and Florence (Ellwood) Close.

He earned bachelor's and master's degrees fron Penn State University.

A World War II veteran, he was a corporal in the Army Air Corps and later served in the Navy.

He was a hydrologist-in-charge for the National Weather Service, Ohio River Forecast Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, retiring in 1989. He served in the Peace Corps from 1962 to 1964. He was a past treasurer of the Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority.

Margaretta L. Lentz

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Margaretta L. Lentz, 86, of Hokendauqua, died Dec. 26, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital-Allentown Campus.

She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Lentz.

Born in Hokendauqua, she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Anna (Keshel) Theiss.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School.

She was a seamstress at Tama Manufacturing, Northampton, and Baby Gro, Allentown, until retiring.

She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall, where she prepared and folded weekly bulletins.

Carjacking occurs in township

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall Township Police Department responded to a carjacking Jan. 5 at the Whitehall Mini Mart, 3690 Lehigh St.

According to the criminal complaint, at 8:40 a.m. the victim was approached by Richard J. Bauer Jr., of the 1300 block of Crestwood Road, Bethlehem, asking for a ride to the Giant Food Store in Whitehall.

In the 2600 block of Range Road, Bauer brandished a knife and demanded the victim's wallet and cell phone. Bauer then demanded the victim drive him to ATMs to retrieve cash, the complaint says.