Edwin F. Kotrosits, 84, of Northampton, formerly of Coplay, died Nov. 22, 2012, at home. He was the husband of Jean M. (Gaczor) Kotrosits for 63 years.
Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Mary Gibiser.
He was in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was a quality control manager for Fuller Company, Catasauqua, for 37 years. He then was a consultant for GATX, Bethlehem, for eight years.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles.
He was a charter member and past president of the Coplay Lions Club.
Amy L. Bogert, 38, of Coplay, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of John C. Sr. and Cynthia A. (Solt) Cser, with whom she resided.
She was a Whitehall High School graduate.
She was a former customer service representative for T-Mobile, Allentown.
Althea C. Stianche, 76, of Northampton, died Nov. 13, 2012, in L. V. Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Bernard J. Stianche.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late William and Anna (Getz) Serfass. She worked at the former Clyde Shirt Factory and at Durkee Foods.
She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northampton.
She was a member of the Raccoon Club, Northampton.
Agnes Feichtel, 97, of Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown, died Oct. 31, 2012.
Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Theresia (Samer) Feichtel.
She was a seamstress, sample blouse maker and seller at several sewing factories, including Phoenix Clothing, and made World War II uniforms.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles. At the church, she was a member of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality.
Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
·A report of a parked motor vehicle struck by a motorist brought officers to the 1200 block of Franklin Street.
· Police responded to a report of a garage struck by a motor vehicle in the 2100 block of Line Alley.
· Officers were called to the Siegfried School to investigate a report of a suspicious man.
· Police were called to the Wells Fargo Bank to investigate the theft of the bank sign.
Nativity Lutheran Church celebrates Christmas holiday.
Ashley Yanek, a former Konkrete Kid, was a defensive back who just completed her senior season at Rutgers University where she was co-captain of the field hockey team.
She earned playing time throughout her career, despite a few injuries. This past year, she started in every game except one, which she sat out due to a concussion.
A free concert will be performed by the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Country Meadows of Allentown, Building No. 4, 410 N. Krocks Road.
Open auditions are available for the music club.
Information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781
The Pennsylvania Jazz Collective (PJC) presents a Jazz Christmas vespers service, 4 p.m. Dec. 16, Church of the Manger, 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem.
A jazz quintet will be led by PJC Artistic Director Alan Gaumer and Neil Wetzel, Ed .D., Director of jazz studies at Moravian College. The choir is directed by June Thomas, jazz vocal teacher at Muhlenberg College. Church staff include musician Sam Creyer and organist Mark Dennis.
The service will be presided over by the Rev. Sharon Joseph.
The performance is open to the public. A donation includes PJC holiday CD.
Sally Gammon, FACHE, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network's President and CEO since 1997, has announced plans to retire in 2013.
The Good Shepherd Board of Trustees has begun a search for Good Shepherd's next president and CEO. Gammon intends to remain involved with Good Shepherd and the local community after her retirement.