Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Carl Strohl

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Carl Strohl, 87, of Glendale, Ariz., and formerly of Northampton, died Aug. 8, 2013, in his home.

He was a son of the late Hannah (Dilliard) Strohl and the late George Strohl.

He was a Northampton High School graduate.

He worked at PPL, Allentown, while living in Northampton. After moving to Glendale, he was employed by the Salt River Project for 25 years before retiring.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Glendale, Ariz.

Christine A. Anthony

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired sewing machine operator

Christine A. Anthony, 96, of Coplay, died Aug. 22, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late George F. Anthony for 64 years.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Rose (Artinger) Hacker.

She was a sewing machine operator for various local mills and a self-employed seamstress.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall, and of its Altar and Rosary Society.

Joseph "Bud" J. Bilder Jr.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Joseph "Bud" J. Bilder Jr., 78, of North-ampton, died Sept. 5, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Fern H. (Spanitz) Bilder for 53 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Joseph Bilder Sr. and Anna (Weslock) Bilder.

He was a member of the Queenship of Mary Parish, Northampton.

He graduated from Muhlenberg College.

Adele Grochowski

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Adele Grochowski, 63, of Northampton, died Sept. 8, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of Albert F. Grochowski Sr. for 42 years.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Leo and Adelina (Dorto) Amari.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children, Albert F. Jr. and his wife Donna of Coplay, Steven of Easton, Danielle and her husband Thomas Meltsch Sr. of Whitehall, Frank and his wife Tina of Freemansburg and Anthony of Northampton; 10 grandchildren; and two brothers, Leo Amari Jr. of Kingsburg, N.Y., and Frank Amari of Toms River, N.J.

Stewart W. Hahn Jr.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Stewart "Stu" W. Hahn Jr., 85, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 8, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Elaine (Nagle) Hahn.

Born in Schnecksville, he was a son of the late Stewart Wilson Hahn Sr. and Anna (Spitko) Hahn.

He was a World War II Army veteran, serving in Japan as a paratrooper during the occupation period following the war.

He was a member of the former Grace United Methodist Church, Catasauqua.

He supported and followed all the Catasauqua sports teams. He was a member of the Catasauqua American Legion Post 215.

Elizabeth B. Kline

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Northampton band supporter

Elizabeth "Betty" B. Kline, 88, of Walnutport, died Aug. 31, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of Wilbur "Bill" J. Kline for 70 years.

Born In Treichlers, she was a daughter of the late Newberry C. and Dorothy (Burkhardt) Stever.

She was a 1942 graduate of the Northampton High School.

She was a sales associate for Northampton Coin and Jewelry for 20 years, retiring in 2000.

She was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Moore Township, Bath.

She was a Northampton High School Band Booster supporter for more than 20 years.

B. Lois Ball

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

First Baptist Church member

B. Lois Ball, 94, of Egypt, died Sept. 9, 2013, at Whitehall Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Clark C. Dodge and the late William Earl Ball.

Born in Plainville, Conn., she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Clara Maude (Steward) Farrar.

Before retiring, she worked for the State of California in the field office of Los Angeles and in the secretarial pool of the district attorney of Sonoma County, Calif.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Allentown, where she sang in the choir.

Daniel E. Mason

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired maintenance supervisor

Daniel E. Mason, 65, of Northampton, died Aug. 29, 2013, at Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia. He was the husband of Mary Louise (Redline) Mason for 18 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Edward P. Mason and Margaret V. (Vengrin) Mason of Northampton.

He was a maintenance supervisor for Essroc Cement Corp., Nazareth, for 33 years until retiring in 2005.

He attended St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville.