Northampton Press

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Theodore D. Foster

Thursday, April 10, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

cement packer

Theodore D. Foster, 87, of Treichlers, died April 2, 2014, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice-Inpatient Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Lucille E. (Fehnel) Foster for 64 years.

Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Augustus Foster and Lillian (Andrews) Foster.

He was a cement packer at LaFarge Cement Company for 42 years before retiring in 1987.

He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville.

He was a member of the Liederkranz card club.

Edith C. Yohn

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

waitress

Edith C. Yohn, 78, of Northampton, died March 11, 2014, in Cedarbrook– Fountain Hill.

She was a daughter of the late Harold and Helen (Danner) Yohn.

She worked at the former Lerner's Department Store, Northampton, for several years. She was a waitress in the Lehigh Valley for more than 30 years.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Saylorsburg.

She is survived by a sister, Nancy and her Husband Norton Eberts of Dallas, Pa.

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

Florence E. Sawicki

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

seamstress

Florence E. Sawicki, 99, of Northampton, died March 30, 2014, at Sacred Heart Senior Living. She was the wife of the late Ignatius Sawicki.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Elsie (Goldschmidt) Bodisch.

She was a seamstress at various Lehigh Valley factories for many years.

She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Sacred Church, Bath.

Victor A. Causerano Jr.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

night watchman

Victor A. Causerano Jr., 60, of Northampton, died March 16, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of the late Eileen Marie (Hoppes) Causerano for 31 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Victor A. Sr. and Anna (Autodore) Causerano.

He was a 1971 graduate of Bishop Neuman High School, Philadelphia.

He was a night watchman at Gracedale Nursing Home for many years.

Deborah A. Kudla

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Deborah A. Kudla, 54, of Walnutport, died March 23, 2014, at home. She was the wife of Deacon Michael W. Kudla for 30 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of William and Igna (Lueck) Kantz of Allentown.

She was a Central Catholic High School and Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing graduate.

She was a labor and delivery registered nurse at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, for the past 28 years.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville, where she was a lector and eucharistic minister.

Margaret A. Kochenash

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Ukrainian Catholic Church member

Margaret A. Kochenash, 91, of Northampton, died March 19, 2014, in the Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of the late John Kochenash.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Gombash.

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

She is survived by a son, Charles J. of Emmaus; four grandchildren, Stacey, Linsey, Alexis and Lisa; a great–grandchild, Zion; and a son–in–law, Michael Horwith of Coplay.

Walter J. Riedi

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Sears, Roebuck executive

Walter J. Riedi, 90, formerly of Fla., died March 16, 2014, at Woodlawn Terrace at the Oaks, Salisbury Township.

Born in Oelwin, Iowa, he was a son of the late Walter and Edith (Premis) Riedi.

He was a graduate of Drexel University with a bachelor's degree in engineering.

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

He was an executive upon retiring from Sears Roebuck Company after 40 years.

He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Daytona Beach, Fla.

He was a member of the Easton Lodge 152, F.&A.M.

Bruce F. Hetrick

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Mack Trucks engineer

Bruce F. Hetrick, 63, of Whitehall, died March 12, 2014, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was the husband of Mary Helen T. (Sommer) Hetrick for 40 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Franklin G. and Agnes P. (Panik) Hetrick.

He was a Whitehall High School 1968 graduate and a Pennsylvania State University graduate.

He was a staff sergeant, 8th Engineering Battalion Force Troops, U.S. Marine Corps, during the Vietnam War.

He was an engineer at Mack Trucks Corporation for 34 years.

David "Kelly" MacLaughlin

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher, sports coach

David "Kelly" MacLaughlin, 83, of Fullerton, died March 26, 2014, at Westminster Village, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Betty Jane (Maddox) MacLaughlin.

He was a 1948 graduate of Catasauqua High School. He attended Long Island University. He earned a bachelor's degree from East Stroudsburg University and a master's degree from Lehigh University.

He was in the U.S. Marines from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean Conflict.

Julia Henitz

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Hungarian Society co-founder

Julia Henitz, 94, of Northampton, died March 29, 2014, at Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. She was the wife of the late John Henitz.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Julianna (Orban) Sakovits.

She was a saleslady at Macy's for 27 years.

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

She and the Sakovits family were founding members of Sts. Peter and Paul Hungarian Society, of which she was a member.