Northampton Press

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Matthew A. Maitski

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Matthew A. Maitski, 64, of Walnutport, died Sept. 29, 2019, at Riverstone Manor.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary (Myster) Maitski.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton.

He is survived by five siblings, Michael and his wife Sharon, Jane and her husband Bill Geiger, Tim and his wife Lori, Margie and her husband Michael Sylvester and Fred; nieces; and nephews.

Contributions may be made to Riverstone Manor, 1 Main St., P.O. Box 333, Walnutport, 18088.

Marion E. Laudenslager

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Fullerton

Marion E. Laudenslager, 94, of Fullerton, died Sept. 28, 2019, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Laudenslager Jr.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William and Lizzie (Miller) Druckenmiller.

She is survived by two sons, Bruce C. and his wife Karen of Whitehall and Barry E. and his wife Debra of Allentown; a daughter, Debra K. and her husband Raymond M. Bodenchuk Jr. of Coplay; a sister, Jean Oswald of Florida; a brother, Donald Druckenmiller of Allentown; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Michael A. Tocci

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Michael A. Tocci, 67, of Northampton, died suddenly Sept. 24, 2019. He was the husband of Donna Tocci.

He was the son of Marjorie and the late Patrick Tocci.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two sons, Joshua and Jonathan; a daughter, Jodi Weiss; three grandchildren; five siblings Greg, Joe, Dave, Robert and Susan; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Patrick.

Arrangements were made by Cantelmi-Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.

Rudolph Raymond Mayo

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

longtime Catasauqua coach

Rudolph (Rudy) Raymond Mayo, 92, of Catasauqua, died Oct. 6, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Miriam “Tooty” (Schropp) Mayo.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Rocco and Lena Mazzocchetti.

He was in the U.S. Merchant Marines.

He was employed at the Bethlehem Steel for 40 years. He worked at Mayo Motors for many years.

Dawn DeLong

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua member

Dawn DeLong, of Bath, died Oct. 4, 2019. She was the wife of Gene DeLong for 51 years.

Born in Hazelton, she was a daughter of the late Kay (Irvin) and David Kaufman.

She was a 1965 Salisbury High School graduate.

She was an artist and worked from home for 50 years. She owned Country Art by Dawn.

She was a member of Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

She was a choir mother for several choral groups at Hope United Church of Christ for 20 years. She and her husband were chapter leaders for Compassionate Friends of the Lehigh Valley for 15 years.

Betty M. Schleicher

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethlehem

Betty M. Schleicher, 92, of Bethlehem and formerly of Nazareth, died Sept. 28, 2019, at her residence.

Born in Lower Nazareth Township, she was a daughter of the late Clayton and Pearle (Marsh) Schleicher.

She was a Nazareth High School graduate.

She was a secretary for 40 years until she retired from the former Lucent Technologies.

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

She is survived by cousins.

She was predeceased by a sister, Marjorie.

Alfred F. Eberhardt

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Alfred F. Eberhardt, 93, of Northampton, died Oct. 7, 2019, at Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. He was the husband of Helen (Pardo) Eberhardt for 72 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Steiner) Eberhardt.

He played football for Northampton High School.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a prisoner of war, having been captured by the Germans during combat in France.

Agnes Steffens

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Agnes Steffens, 92, died Sept. 26, 2019. She was the wife of the late Henry Steffens.

Born in Cologne, Germany, to the late Julius and Anna, she emigrated with her late husband to the United States in 1953.

She and her late husband owned Henry’s Delicatessen, Ridgewood, N.J., for 14 years.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall, where she was an aide in the regional school, assisted with RCIA and was a member of the Golden Agers.