Northampton Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

Betty L. Nonnemacher

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s UCC member

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.

William L. Ahner Jr.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

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.

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s plans bingo for Jan. 14

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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The George Taylor House volunteers will hold their next meeting 7-8 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Catasauqua Municipal Complex meeting room.

Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chamber

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.

John J. Mishko

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

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.

Northampton: Fundraiser planned for Hanna Edelman

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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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.