Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Nancy J. Hammer

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Nancy J. Hammer, 81, of Coplay, died June 2, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late August “Gus” F. Hammer.

Born in Mauch Chunk, she was a daughter of the late William and Pauline (Christman) Allen.

She was a graduate of the Allentown School of Nursing.

She was a retired registered nurse and had worked for Allentown Hospital, Liberty Nursing Home and the Coplay House.

Harvey John Thomas

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Makovsky Brothers Inc. truck driver

Harvey John Thomas, 79, of Schnecksville, died May 30, 2019.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harvey Franklin and Elsie May (Trump) Thomas.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War era.

He was a truck driver for Makovsky Brothers Inc., Whitehall, and Maislin Transport, Allentown, for many years before retiring in 2002.

He was an active member of Copeechan Fish and Game Club, Schnecksville, and North End Gun Club, New Tripoli.

Fay A. Souders

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Lehigh Township Lioness Club member

Fay A. Souders, 90, of Walnutport, died June 3, 2019, at Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. She was the wife of the late George A. Souders.

Born in Mauch Chunk Township, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Lillian (Klinger) Reese.

She was a floor lady at Quartet Fashions for many years.

She was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville.

She was a member of the Lehigh Township Lioness Club.

Loretta Agnes Roth

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Loretta Agnes Roth, 80, of Catasauqua, died June 5, 2019, at ManorCare, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Charles B. Roth.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Mathias and Lucy (Sagmeister) Tanzosh.

She was a billing specialist for PP&L, worked in customer service at Leh’s Department Store and retired from Phoebe Home.

She was a member of the former St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church.

Northampton: Municipal pool is open for the season

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Borough Municipal Pool, 1599 Laubach Ave., is now open for the season. Hours are noon-7 p.m.

Dip-N-Dances are planned for 1-3 p.m. June 25 and July 16.

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Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., is registering for the 2019-20 school year.

The 2-year-old play group class meets 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Class size is limited to 12 children. Children do not need to be toilet trained for this class.

Coplay: Party set for June 15

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay 150th anniversary birthday party is scheduled for noon-10 p.m. June 15 at Samuel Balliet Stadium, 131 N. Eighth St.

The event is free to the public.

There will be food trucks.

Craig Thatcher Band will perform 1:15-3:30 p.m., followed by Philadelphia Funk Authority 4-6:30 p.m. and Brian Dean Moore Band 7-9:30 p.m.

Cat Country 96 radio station will broadcast live 7-8:30 p.m.

One-hundred-fifty candle lanterns will be released 9 p.m.

The night will end with a fireworks show 9:30 p.m.

Roxanne Albanese

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Coplay

Roxanne Albanese, 88, of Bethlehem Township, died May 24, 2019, in her residence.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Elizabeth (Karoly) Rockovits.

She was a waitress for many years at the Minsi Trail Inn, Bethlehem. Later, she was a personal care assistant for Country Meadows Nursing Home.

She is survived by a granddaughter, Dena Rae Gaughran and her fiance Kennie Day of Morton; a brother, Stephen and his wife Marie Rockovits of North Carolina; and friends.

Lorraine J. Hanzl

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Lorraine J. Hanzl, 80, of Coplay, died June 4, 2019, at Renaissance Home, Emmaus, where she resided for the last three years. She was the wife of the late Rudolph J. Hanzl.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Reed E. and Arcilla C. (Nagle) Hess.

She was a 1956 graduate of Liberty High School.

She worked in later years at Bradlees and Walmart, both in Whitehall, until she retired due to health complications.

2019 primary election results

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Following is a list of winning candidates in the primary election.

The names of the winners are bolded.

If a write-in candidate was the sole winner in a race, the race will not be mentioned here. The Northampton County Election summary report does not list the names of write-in candidates. They are listed only as “write-in.”

ALLEN TOWNSHIP

• Supervisor, six-year term

Dale N. Hassler, Democrat, 179 votes

Write-in, Democrat, 1 vote

BATH BOROUGH

• Council

Barry Fenstermaker, Republican, 62 votes