Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Janet E. Kling

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Janet E. Kling, 91, of Allentown, died Nov. 27, 2013, surrounded by her family in the home of her son, Jan. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Kling.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (Wickert) Sies and Vernal Sies.

She worked 33 years at Mack Trucks Inc. in the accounting department.

She enjoyed volunteering at St. Luke Hospital's gift shop for many years. She also enjoyed walking, dancing, writing poetry, playing cards, attending family parties and celebrations, shopping, traveling and dining out.

Stephen P. Radakovits

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Northampton councilman

Stephen P. Radakovits, 92, of Northampton, died Nov. 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, In-Patient Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Mary (Wolf) Radakovits.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Orban) Radakovits.

He was in the 71st Infantry Division, European theater, during World War II.

He worked for General Supply Company for 32 years. He was manager of the Coplay and Phillipsburg, N.J. offices, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, Catasauqua.

Amelia R. Schultes

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

licensed practical nurse

Amelia R. Schultes, 71, of North-ampton, died Dec. 4, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Donald W. Schultes.

Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Marvin and Isella (Unangst) Paulus.

She was a graduate of St. Luke's School of Nursing. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked for more than 20 years at Lehigh Valley Hospital and in private practice in home health care.

She was a member of Zion Stone United Church of Christ, Northampton, where she was a Sunday school teacher.

Francis John Becker

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Francis John Becker of Allentown, died Nov. 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of the late Faith Becker.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Paul and Mary Becker.

He was of the Roman Catholic faith.

He honorably served his country in the Vietnam War.

He was employed by Lehigh Structural Steel.

He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Mary Becker; sister, Patricia Becker; niece, Elissa Becker; and cousins.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home, Northampton.

John O. Erdosy

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

NASD sports coach

John O. Erdosy, 67, of Lehighton, died Dec. 3, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Dale S. (Sakers) Erdosy.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Albert and Dorothy (Buckeye) Erdosy.

He was a 1964 graduate of Northampton High School, where "Sparkles" set records in baseball (most stolen bases) and football. He earned a bachelor's degree in physical education at West Chester College.

He was a health and physical education teacher for Northampton Area School District. He was a football, track, tennis and gymnastic coach.

Marguerite B. Wasser

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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

Marguerite B. Wasser, 87, of Lykens and formerly of Northampton, died Nov. 30, 2013, at Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Earle R. Wasser Jr.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marguerite (Crock) Breinig.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Howertown.

She is survived by a son, Glenn A. and Catherine Dulaney of Lykens; and a nephew, Michael Henzel.

She was predeceased by a sister, Verona Breinig.

Stanley W. Smith

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

cement worker

Stanley W. Smith, 86, of Allentown, died Dec.1, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Dorothy S. (Kline) Smith for 63 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Victor T. and Clara P. (Hunsicker) Smith.

He was a 1945 graduate of Northampton High School and a 1957 graduate of Muhlenberg College.

He was an Electrician's Mate 2nd Class in the U.S Navy during World War II.

Robert L. Schwarz

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

investment advisor

Robert L. Schwarz, 93, formerly of Catasauqua and Allentown, died Nov. 23, 2013, at Luther Crest, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Helen (McKeever) Schwarz.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late George and Anna (Leickel) Schwarz.

He was a gradute of Catasauqua High School and Duke University, Durham, N.C. He was one of the first students at Duke Marine Lab, Beaufort, N.C.

He was a medic in the U.S. Army in World War II. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

Ronald G. Cuth

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

owner of Ron's Auto Interiors

Ronald G. Cuth, 70, of Whitehall, died Nov. 30, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Marjorie A. (Frack) Cuth for 48 years.

Born in Whitehall Township, he was a son of the late Anthony G. and Margaret D. (Yanek) Cuth.

He was in the U.S Marine Corps Reserves for many years.

He owned and operated the former Ron's Auto Interiors, Coplay, before retiring in 2006. Before that, he worked at Jack's Auto Trim, Allentown.

He was a former member of the Tri-Boro Sportsman Club and the Northampton American Legion Post 353.