Betty “Reds” L. Nonnemacher, 88, formerly of West Catasauqua, died Jan. 4, 2018, at Easton Garden of Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Clarence W. Nonnemacher.
Born in West Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late John Schubert and Lillian (Kline) Snyder.
She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Whitehall.
She was employed by various silk mills in the Lehigh Valley and the former Smith Candy Company, Catasauqua.
The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to give the gift of blood.
Make an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor app, visiting redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
William “Bill” L. Ahner Jr., 80, of Walnutport, died Jan. 7, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Jean E. (Schleicher) Ahner for 55 years.
Born in Ashfield, he was a son of the late William L. Sr. and Mary C. (Schappell) Ahner.
He was a 1955 graduate of Lehighton High School.
He was in the U.S. National Guard, Lehighton barracks, where he earned a rank of E-4, from 1958-1961.
He was a millwright in the beam yard of the former Bethlehem Steel for 31 years until he retired in 1995.
Bingo will be held at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 122 Union St., starting 1 p.m. Jan. 14. The kitchen will be open 11:30 a.m. to all for sit-in or take-out meals.
Call 610-264-0332 for more information and cost.
The event is sponsored by Assembled Men of St. Mary’s.
The George Taylor House volunteers will hold their next meeting 7-8 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Catasauqua Municipal Complex meeting room.
The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, AmericanBank and Capital BlueCross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball 6-11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd.
There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or disabled children.
For information and tickets, visit lehighvalleychamber.org.
Kenneth William Buss, 74, of Allentown, died Jan. 4, 2018, in his home.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Adam C.J. and Agnes (Harvey) Buss.
He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era and was a private stateside.
He was a cutter and garment worker for several textile mills in the Allentown area.
John “Jack” J. Mishko, Sr., 84, of Northampton, died Jan. 2, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Eileen (Heffelfinger) Mishko.
Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late John and Julia (Zerosh) Mishko.
He was a graduate of Northampton High School. He continued his education at Albright University and East Stroudsburg University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in education. He received his master’s degree from Temple University.
He was a teacher in the Easton School District for 29 years.
Frank R. Marth, 91, of Northampton, died Jan. 5, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Annette M. (Dalla Palu) Marth for 32 years.
He was born in Northampton.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Angelican Church.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was employed at Western Electric for 38 years, retiring as a supervisor.
Jean A. Schwartz, 75, of Whitehall, died Jan. 1, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of John S. Schwartz for 53 years.
Born in the Bronx, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Angela (Stranzl) Tobitsch.
She worked as an artist and photographer.
Earlier in life, she worked in the defense department of AT&T in New York.
Potts Doggie Shop, 2428 Cherryville Road, is holding a fundraiser for 13-year-old Hanna Edelman, a Northampton Area Middle School student who is battling leukemia.
The event is planned for 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 14. All proceeds from the day’s sales will be given to the family for Hanna’s medical expenses.
Northampton Area Food Bank is sponsoring a Super Bowl gift card bingo Feb. 4 at Good Shepherd Catholic School gym, 1300 Newport Ave. Snow date is Feb. 11.
Doors open noon. Bingo starts 2 p.m.