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Roxane Schneck

Thursday, February 13, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

bookkeeper

Roxane Schneck, 49, of Emmaus, died Feb. 6, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Leo W.H. and Shirley V. (Muth) Schweitzer of Northampton.

She was a 1982 graduate of Northampton High School and a 1985 graduate of Allentown Business School.

She was a bookkeeper and clerical worker for ACME Cryogenics, Allentown. She was a self employed bookkeeper since 1987.

She volunteered with the Foresters organization.

Kenneth L. Rolen

Thursday, February 13, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Kenneth L. Rolen, 84, of Coplay, died Jan. 26, 2014, at home. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Guimont) Rolen.

Born in Knoxville, Tenn., he was a son of the late Edd Francis and Minnie (Chamber) Rolen.

He was a Korean and Vietnam War veteran, and served in the U.S. Army for more than 20 years.

He is survived by three daughters, Loraine and her husband Joseph Russo of Bethlehem, Thelma and her husband Forrest May of Germansville and Ingrid Neuber of Berlin, Germany; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Harold A. DeRemer

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

UCC minister

Harold A. DeRemer, 97 of Allentown, died Feb. 1, 2014, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Eleanor G. (Billig) for 68 years.

Born in Jim Thorpe, he was a son of the late Irvin and Emma (Rabe) DeRemer.

He earned his professional engineer's license in 1964.

He was a Warrant Officer Junior Grade in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was an electrical engineer for the former General Electric, Allentown, for 32 years before retiring in 1983. While with G.E., he was credited with eight patents.

John A. Roth

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

siding, roofing contractor

John A. Roth, 87, of Schnecks-ville, died Jan. 31, 2014 at Woodland Terrace, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Margaret H.(Gilly) Roth.

Born in North Whitehall Township, he was a son of the late Harvey E. Roth and the late Sarah Jane (Greene) Roth.

He was a PFC in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a self-employed siding and metal roofing contractor in the Lehigh Valley for more than 50 years, before retiring in 1990.

He was a member of Egypt Community Church, Whitehall.

Jennie C. Hodge

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

Jennie C. Hodge, 83, of Alexandria Manor, Bath, and formerly of Catasauqua, died Jan. 31, 2014. She was the wife of the late Gerald J. Hodge.

Born in Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Rosie (Hahn) Walter.

She was a longtime member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.

Her family was her greatest joy.

Frances "Nana" E. Grzenczyk

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

of North Catasauqua

Frances "Nana" E. Grzenczyk, 89, of North Catasauqua, died Jan. 23, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospice. She was the wife of the late Victor R. Grzenczyk.

Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Carrie (Siegfeldt) Sassaman.

She is survived by a daughter, Judi Luckenbill, with whom she resided; a son, Dennis J. and his wife Barbara of St. Louis; four grandchildren; three great–grandchildren; and two expected blessings.

She was predeceased by a son-in-law, Roy "Bud" K. Luckenbill; and a brother, Joseph Sassaman, who died in World War II.

Timothy Bird Sr.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for SMS

Timothy Bird Sr., 57, of North Catasauqua, died Jan. 31, 2014, at home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Edith (Fritz) Bird and the late Gordon Sr. Bird.

He was employed by SMS, Nazareth, and previously worked for Conrail.

He is survived by a son, Timothy R. Jr. and his wife Jamie of North Catasauqua; a daughter, Margaret Fister of Whitehall; a grandson, Brian; three granddaughters, Ashley, Selena and Makayla; a brother, Scott of Walnutport; and two sisters, Mary Zehner of Walnutport and Tammy of Emmaus.

He was predeceased by a brother, Gordon Jr.

Richard "Fuzzy" L. Fetherolf

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

foreman

Richard "Fuzzy" L. Fetherolf, 84, died Feb. 3, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Mildred "Millie" E. Fetherolf for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Oscar and Jean (McCloskey) Fetherolf.

He was a 1947 graduate of Allentown High School. He attended the University of North Carolina and graduated from Muhlenberg College.

He was a paratrooper with the 82nd U.S. Airborne Division in the U.S. Army.

Rose E. Bottazzi

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Italian Club waitress

Rose E. Bottazzi, 84, of Allentown, died Jan. 30, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Alvin "Tinker" Bottazzi for 44 years.

Born in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Teofil and Angela (Kosik) Korich.

She was an expert seamstress.

She last worked for Bru-Mar Manufacturing, Allentown.

She was a longtime waitress at the former Italian Club, Allentown, where she was an officer in the ladies club.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Allentown.

Edna V. Borger

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Edna V. Borger, 93, of Northampton, died Feb. 1, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus. She was the wife of the late Norman J. Borger Sr.

Born in Leck Kill, Northumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Alvin and Nora (Beisel) Mattern.

She was a 1939 graduate of the former Pine Park High School and a 1946 graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse at Allentown General Hospital, retiring in 1985.

Previously, she worked for the late Dr. Dryer, M.D., Allentown for several years.