Northampton Press

Friday, February 22, 2019

Martin P. Cisco

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Whitehall

Martin P. Cisco, 88, formerly of Whitehall, died Feb. 1, 2019. He was the husband of the late Lillian Severynse Cisco.

Born in Lyndhurst, N.J., he was a son of the late William and Marion Diamond Cisco.

He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps, the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the U.S. Navy.

He was a New Jersey state trooper and a claims agent for New York Life and the New Jersey Transit Corporation.

He was a former member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.

Robert T. Erkinger

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Coplay American Legion member

Robert “Erk” T. Erkinger, 72, of North Catasauqua, died Feb. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Constance “Connie” J. (Snyder) Erkinger for 50 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Angela P. Erkinger.

He was a 1964 graduate of Whitehall High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a roofer for 30 years with the Roofers Union, Local 30, until he retired. He then worked part-time in maintenance at Precision Medical.

Thelma “Sue” H. Sturdik

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

Thelma “Sue” H. Sturdik, 79, of Walnutport, died Jan. 31, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Lehighton. She was the wife of the late Laurence Sturdik Sr.

Born in McKeansburg, she was a daughter of the late Alfred S. and Minerva E. (Moyer) Mervine.

She was a 1957 graduate of Blue Mountain High School.

She was a certified nursing assistant at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem, until she retired in 2009. She owned and operated Sue’s Ceramic Shop, Treichlers. She was an artist known for her paintings and drawings.

Evelyn R. Marsteller

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed dog groomer

Evelyn R. Marsteller, 85, of Macungie and formerly of Florida, died Jan. 30, 2019. She was the wife of the late Edwin H. Marsteller for 63 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Aaron D. Sr. and Clara (Berky) Carl.

She was an Allentown High School graduate.

She was a self-employed dog groomer for many years.

She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.

Arlene M. Forner

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Women’s Club member

Arlene M. Forner, 91, of Whitehall, died Jan. 10, 2019, at her residence at Fellowship Terrace. She was the wife of the late Harold J. Forner.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Minnie (Tatarsky) Ferenchak.

She was a 1944 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church of the Annunciation, Catasauqua.

She was a member of the Catasauqua Women’s Club for many years.

Frank J. Troxell Sr.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former Catasauqua High School principal

Frank J. Troxell Sr., 83, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 30, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Long) Troxell for 56 years.

Born in Shamokin, he was a son of the late Wm. Blaine and Grace E. (Evans) Troxell.

He was a 1953 graduate of Shamokin High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business education from Bloomsburg State Teachers College and a Master of Education degree in educational administration from Lehigh University.