Northampton Press

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Matilda “Dolly” F. Zweifel

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

Matilda “Dolly” F. Zweifel, 94, of Bath, died Nov. 20, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Zweifel Sr.

Born in West Bangor, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Philomena (Malpedo) Abruzzese.

She was a seamstress for numerous companies and was a beautician for many years.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Howertown.

Kathleen M. Boyer

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church member

Kathleen M. Boyer, 65, of Whitehall, died Nov. 29, 2019, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of Richard C. Boyer for 37 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Timothy M. Sr. and Patricia A. (George) Hogan.

She was a 1972 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

She was a former owner and designer at Hogan’s Flower Shop, Bethlehem.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Jean A. Fritzinger

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Jean A. Fritzinger, 82, formerly of Friedens, died Nov. 28, 2019, at Cedarbrook Nursing and Rehab Center, South Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late William R.M. Fritzinger.

Born in Cherryville, she was a daughter of the late Harvey J. and Erma (Peters) Zader.

She was employed by Tiffany’s Bakery, Whitehall.

She was an active member of Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cherryville.

She was active with the Girl Scouts in Walnutport.

Mary Legath

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary Legath, 95, formerly of Northampton and Whitehall, died Nov. 21, 2019, in Valparaiso, Ind., where she was residing. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Legath.

Born in Slatington, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Kish) Bendekovits.

She worked in the garment industry for 30 years at DeVille Blouse Company.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton, and of St. Paul Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.

Ruth A. West

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

attended First Presbyterian Church

Ruth A. West, of Whitehall and formerly of Bangor, died Nov. 30, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of George O. West Jr. for 62 years.

Born in Pen Argyl, she was a daughter of the late Arthur A. and Elizabeth (Rowlands) Bray.

She was a 1952 graduate of Bangor High School. She was a 1955 graduate of St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing.

She attended First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Sharon West and Donna White and her husband Bernie; and a grandson, Staff Sgt. Gregory Reamer.

Carol A. Strohe (Wunderler)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

NHS graduate, WCMS teacher

Carol A. Strohe (Wunderler), 54, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 30, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her family.

She was the wife of David Faust.

She was a daughter of Carl Jr. and Hilda (Kollar) Wunderler.

She graduated from Northampton High School, where she excelled in athletics. She held high school shot put and discus records for 29 and 30 years, respectively. She was dominant on the basketball and volleyball courts and the softball field at Northampton Community College. She earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from East Stroudsburg University.

Christopher Heath Winans

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Christopher Heath Winans, 48, of Coplay, died Nov. 30, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Buschta) Winans for 13 years.

Born in Naples, Italy, he was a son of George and Bonnie (Boyer) Winans.

He graduated from Bangor High School.

He was a driver for UPS for 14 years.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by four children, Pohe, Taye, Cali and Tessa; three siblings, Barrett, Joshua, Kathleen; and extended family.

Louis J. Klement

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Louis J. Klement, 87, of Coplay, died Nov. 26, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty” T. Klement for 51 years.

He was a son of the late Alois and Johanna (Groller) Klement.

He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Allentown.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in the Korean War.

He worked at Mack Trucks for more than 35 years until he retired in 1993.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Stiles.

Mildred Solt

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

Mildred Solt, 99, formerly of Bath, died Nov. 30, 2019, at her residence at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Dale Lovelace and the late Kenneth Dech.

Born in Bath, she was a daughter of the late Clayton and Florence (Silvius) Haupt.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Howertown, Northampton.

Theresa T. Murphy

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

WCSD cashier

Theresa T. Murphy, 82, of Whitehall, died Nov. 16, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late James J. Murphy.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late James and Mildred (Giglio) Martin.

She was a cashier for the Whitehall-Coplay School District for 25 years.

She was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi, Allentown.