Northampton Press

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Amy P. Potter

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

first hospital financial counselor in state

Amy P. Potter, 91, of Allentown, died June 2, 2018, at the inpatient hospice unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Potter.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Morris C. and Florence (Camburn) Clayton.

She worked at Lehigh Valley Health Network for 36 years and was the first financial counselor for any hospital in Pennsylvania.

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church, Allentown.

James A. Weaver

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

James A. Weaver, 80, of Northampton, died June 8, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth A. (Bunsa) Weaver.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son and one of sixteen children of the late Jacob and Ella (Hoffert) Weaver.

He worked for Whitaker Roofing and Siding, Allentown, for many years before he retired in 1999.

He is survived by a son, Jeffrey and his wife Dawn Bates of Alton, Iowa; a daughter, Judith and her husband John Skravin Jr. of Hellertown; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Barton Jack Grimm

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

Barton Jack Grimm, 84, of Bethlehem and formerly of Catasauqua, died June 5, 2018, at home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Walter and Ellen (Strunk) Grimm.

He was a machine shop operator for the Fuller Company for many years before retiring.

He is survived by two sons, Timothy and his wife Rebecca and Thomas and his wife Sharon Ferrucci; a sister, Sarah Jane Hedgecock; four grandchildren, Megan, Heather, Julia and Marisa; and two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Elli.

Barbara H. Almond

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Barbara H. Almond, 71, of Northampton, died June 1, 2018, at home. She was the wife of William J. Almond for 50 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Hilda (Grabner) Eberhardt.

She was a sales secretary for many years for Lehigh Valley Refractors Inc.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, and the Altar and Rosary Society.

She sang for several years with the Herald Theatrical Group.

William F. Zaun Jr.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former magisterial district judge

William F. Zaun Jr., 76, of Lehigh Township, died June 4, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Til Marie (Valente) Zaun for 30 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William S. and the late Mae A. (Ziegler) Zaun.

He was a 1959 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School, a 1963 graduate of Georgetown University and a 1966 graduate of Villanova Law School.

He was, for six years, in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Anthony S. Fragnito Jr.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Fragnito’s Place owner

Anthony S. Fragnito Jr., 61, of Whitehall, died June 2, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Diane M. (Egan) Fragnito for 24 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Anthony S. and AnnMarie (Siska) Fragnito Sr.

He was a laborer for Mack Trucks for 30 years until he retired. He owned Fragnito’s Place, Coplay.

He was a member of United Automobile Workers Local 677.

Lois A. Bidlow

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Stravino’s deli clerk

Lois A. Bidlow, 81, of Allentown, died June 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Howard F. Bidlow.

Born in Mechanicsville, she was a daughter the late Harold and Alice (Haldaman) Ruch.

She was a deli clerk and cashier for Stravino’s Italian Market, Allentown, for many years before retiring. Before that, she was a seamstress for Penn State Mills.

She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Rose Croix Chapter 235 and was a lifetime member of the Franklin Fire Company, Allentown.