Northampton Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Jeffrey M. Koren

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Jeffrey M. Koren, 69, of Allentown, died March 14, 2020.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late William Sr. and Caroline (Huth) Koren.

He was a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

He was a draftsman for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 20 years until he retired in 1989. He owned Quality Stained Glass Company, Allentown, for many years.

A target shooter, he was a life member of the Guthsville Rod & Gun Club, Orefield.

Lorraine B. Smith

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Catasauqua

Lorraine B. Smith, 86, of Allentown, died March 20, 2020. She was the wife of the late Ernest D. Smith Sr.

Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late Alfred F. and Angeline (Miller) Zimmerman.

She was a self-employed domestic throughout the Lehigh Valley for 30 years before retiring in 2005. Before that, she was a bookkeeper for several insurance companies.

She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, South Whitehall Township, where she served on the consistory, banquet committee and as treasurer of the youth group.

Barbara A. Morrow

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Barbara A. Morrow, 76, of Northampton, died March 15, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Robert Morrow for 19 years.

She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jeanette (Fillman) Holubowski.

She was a 1962 graduate of Northampton High School. She attended the Jan Nagy School of Modeling, Allentown, where she modeled for several years.

She was an examiner in the engineering department of Western Electric, Allentown, for 32 years until she retired in 1997.

Thelma M. Jandrisevitz

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Valleyview Baptist Church member

Thelma M. Jandrisevitz, 93, of Allen Township, died March 22, 2020, in her home. She was the wife of the late John F. Jandrisevitz.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Mahlon J. and Anna L. (Sherrer) Nace.

She was a graduate of William Allen High School.

She worked for the MailRoom Store, Allentown. Previously, she worked for the former Quaker State Shoe Company and Kings Department Store, both in Allentown.

She was a member of Valleyview Baptist Church, Northampton.

She was a member of Little Vets, Lansdale, and the AARP.

Curtis M. Friebolin

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Curtis M. Friebolin, 70, of Allentown, died March 17, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Karen L. (Rau) Friebolin.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Marvin R. and Rosann D. (Mack) Friebolin.

He was a 1967 graduate of Parkland High School.

He owned and operated Friebolin Floats LLC, Allentown, before retiring. Previously, he worked for Diefenderfer Electric and the former Hamilton Electric.

He was a member of the Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club and a past president of the Pennsylvania Bassmasters Association.

Lou Ann K. Sharkey

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Danielsville

Lou Ann K. (Brong) Sharkey, 71, of Danielsville and formerly of Jim Thorpe and Lehighton, died March 17, 2020, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of Dennis Sharkey for 50 years.

She was a 1966 graduate of Lehighton High School and a 1968 graduate from Philadelphia General Hospital School of X-Ray Technology.

She worked at Pocono Hospital and Lehighton Gnaden Huetten Hospital.

Helen M. Wolfer

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Helen M. Wolfer, 87, formerly of Whitehall, died March 18, 2020, at Brookdale Dublin Senior Living. She was the wife of the late William M. Wolfer for 53 years.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Ignatz and Agnes (Hacker) Stangl.

She was for many years a seamstress in the garment industry.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.