Northampton Press

Thursday, June 27, 2019

George F. Spaits

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

U.S. Navy retiree

George F. Spaits, 75, of Northampton, died Oct. 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Martha "Dympna" (Doherty) Spaits for 52 years.

Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Frank and Ethel (Beidleman) Spaits.

He was in the U.S. Navy and retired after 20 years of service.

He worked at Bell Telephone, later AT&T.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church.

Fred A. Mueller

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

UPS mechanic

Fred A. Mueller, 89, of Bell, Fla., died Oct. 17, 2013, at his son's residence in Lehigh Township.

He was born in Germany.

He was employed as a diesel mechanic for United Parcel Service for 30 years before retiring in 1993.

He is survived by two sons, Fred H. of Northampton and Edward and his wife Amy of Lehigh Township; and a step-sister, Vera of Germany.

He was predeceased by a brother, Harry Mueller.

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

Rose Leitgeb

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Rose Leitgeb, 94, of Northampton, died Oct. 6, 2013, in the home of her daughter. She was the wife of the late Joseph Leitgeb Sr.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Rose (Peltzman) Marth.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

She was a member of the former St. Joseph Sick and Beneficial Society.

Janet C. Klobosits

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Janet C. Klobosits, 78, of Cementon, died Oct. 18, 2013, at home. She was the wife of John E. Klobosits for 56 years.

Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Gladish) Klobosits.

She worked for Cross Country Clothes, Northampton.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, Northampton.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John Jr. of Allentown; two daughters, Rose of Coplay and Michele and her husband Mark D'Antonio of Schnecksville, and five grandchildren, Derek, Caitlin, Krysta, Alyssa and Zachary.

Mark Luchansky

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of North Catasauqua

Mark John Luchansky, 49, formally of North Catasauqua, died Sept. 24, 2013, at his home in New Hampshire. He was 49 years of age.

He was the husband of Carolina Amaro Luchansky.

He was the son of Kathleen Luchansky-Ewanev and the late Paul Luchansky.

He was a graduate of Catasauqua High School, Class of 1982. He played football and basketball, experiencing success both on the field and the court his senior year. He was an avid golfer.

He went on to attend Bloomsburg University as well as the University of Dartmouth in Boston.

Anna C. Messenlehner

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Messner's Café co-owner

Anna C. Messenlehner, 99, of Northampton, died Oct. 3, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Messenlehner. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., she was a daughter of the late John and Helena (Weisburger) Focht.

She was co-owner of Messner's Café and Melody Mart Music Center.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

Irene C. Miklos

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter's Catholic Church

Irene C. Miklos, 82, formerly of Coplay and Slatington, died Oct. 15, 2013, at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late John F. Miklos.

Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Pansy (Psick) Chedrick.

She was a presser for the former Fuller Sportswear, Fullerton.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.

She was a member of the ILGWU.

She is survived by a daughter, Monica R. and her husband Joseph Myirski of Northampton; three grandsons, Eric, Jason and Kevin; nieces; and nephews.

Pauline M. Royer

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's U.C.C. member

Pauline M. Royer, 93, of Laurys Station, died Oct. 10, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Thomas S. Royer Jr.

Born in Howersville, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Mayme (Jacoby) Mertz.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Laurys Station, where she was a member of the quilting group and a past Sunday School teacher.

She was a member of the North Whitehall Ambulance Corps Auxiliary.