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Florence A. Mory

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul's U.C.C.

Florence A. Mory, 67, of Northampton, died Jan. 1, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y., she was a daughter of Theodore and Frances (Holly) Mekulic.

She attended St. Paul's U.C.C., Northampton.

She is survived by daughter Christine F. Ilthier and her companion Bruce Worman of Saylorsburg; sister Linda Mekulic; and two grandsons, Garatte and Vince.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Roger H. Scheirer

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

accountant

Roger H. Scheirer, 87, of Catasauqua, died Dec. 29, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Campus, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Haines) Scheirer.

Born in North Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Harry and Elsie (Wenner) Scheirer.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was an accountant with Ingersoll Rand from which he retired after 30 years.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Catasauqua.

Donald J. Close

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

weather hydrologist

Donald J. Close, 86, of Whitehall, died Dec. 26, 2013, in Whitehall.

Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Richard V. and Florence (Ellwood) Close.

He earned bachelor's and master's degrees fron Penn State University.

A World War II veteran, he was a corporal in the Army Air Corps and later served in the Navy.

He was a hydrologist-in-charge for the National Weather Service, Ohio River Forecast Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, retiring in 1989. He served in the Peace Corps from 1962 to 1964. He was a past treasurer of the Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority.

Margaretta L. Lentz

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Margaretta L. Lentz, 86, of Hokendauqua, died Dec. 26, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital-Allentown Campus.

She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Lentz.

Born in Hokendauqua, she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Anna (Keshel) Theiss.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School.

She was a seamstress at Tama Manufacturing, Northampton, and Baby Gro, Allentown, until retiring.

She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall, where she prepared and folded weekly bulletins.

John W. Kasten

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

boroughs manager

John W. Kasten, 63, of Palmerton, died Dec. 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Karen (Korutz) Kasten for 40 years.

Born in Jim Thorpe, he was a son of Wayne Kasten of Lehigh County and of the late Rose D. (Molnar) Karsten.

He was a Whitehall High School graduate.

He earned a bachelor's degree in physics, cum laude, from Moravian College.

He was the borough manager of Bangor since 2008.

He was a manager, secretary, and treasurer for eight years each for both Slatington and Palmerton boroughs.

Mae Elizabeth Herber

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ziegels UCC

Mae Elizabeth Herber, 93, died peacefully in the morning of Jan. 3, 2014.

Born Nov. 13, 1920, in Schoenersville, she was the daughter of the late Walter J and Florence E (Smith) Greenamoyer.

She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Warren Charles Herber, who died in October 2007.

A 1939 graduate of Catasauqua High School, she began working as a lab technician for Lehigh Valley Dairy where she met her future husband through a mutual friend.

They married in 1943 while he was on furlough from the Army during World War II.

Helen S. Craven

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church member

Helen S. Craven, 99, of Catasauqua, died Dec. 30, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Paul Craven.

Born in North Dakota, she was a daughter of the late Walter A. and Anna Lavigne (DeMers) Samski.

She worked in the commercial accounting department of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company before retiring.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Catasauqua.

Margaretta L. Lentz

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

seamstress

Margaretta L. Lentz, 86, of Hokendauqua, passed away peacefully on Dec. 26, 2013 in Saint Lukes Hospital, Allentown Campus.

Born in Hokendauqua to late Arnold and Anna (Keshel) Theiss. She was the widow of Anthony J. Lentz, who died in 1984.

A member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall, she enjoyed preparing and folding weekly bulletins.

A graduate of Whitehall High School, she was a seamstress at Tama Manufacturing in Northampton, and Baby Gro in Allentown until retiring.