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Mary Martin

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

of Upper Nazareth Township

Mary Martin, 95, of Upper Nazareth Township, died May 14, 2014, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Charles Martin.

Born in Smithmill, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Anna (Buchak) Rusnak.

She is survived by a son, Kenneth C. Sr. and his wife Nancy of Bath.; a daughter, Charlene Martin and Robert Ferrara of Eastchester, N.Y.; two sisters, Eve Wasiw of Smithmill and Kay Dufour of Ginter; two grandsons, Kenneth J. and his wife Rosario Martin and Greg and his wife Bobbi Jo Martin; and a great–grandson, Owen.

Frank "Fats" W. Suranofsky

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Frank "Fats" W. Suranofsky, 78, of Northampton, died May 17, 2014, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Phyllis J. (Betz) Suranofsky for 53 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Peter and Mae (Lindenmoyer) Suranofsky.

He worked at A&B Meats, Allentown, for many years and retired from American Logistics, Fogelsville.

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

He was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Hungarian Society and the former St. Joseph Sick and Beneficial Society.

Ann M. (Quiero) Rothenberger

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

fabric spreader

Ann M. (Quiero) Rothenberger, 79, of Whitehall, died May 11, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest. She was the wife of Warren R. Rothenberger for 60 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Rebel R. and Mary E. (Widdoss) Quiero.

She was a fabric spreader for the former Liberty Knitwear and R&S Manufacturing, both in Allentown, for 10 years before retiring.

She was a member of St. James United Church of Christ, Allentown.

She was a member of UAW Local 677 retirees and Mack Truck Retirees Organization Inc.

Mary C. Bishop

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

public notary

Mary C. Bishop, 86 of Northampton, died May 9, 2014, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. She was the wife of James E. Bishop Sr. for 50 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Mary (Samuels) Brobst.

She was a public notary in Northampton County for 30 years.

She was a member of Emmauelsville Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bath.

Regina Jones Daniels

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua HS graduate

Regina Jones Daniels, 69, of Slatington and formerly of Catasauqua, died May 15, 2014, in Allentown. She was the wife of Thomas E. Daniels of Slatington for 33 years.

Born in Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Dorothy (Schuyler) Jones.

She was a Catasauqua High School graduate.

She worked for many years in the payroll department of the former General Acceptance Corporation.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

David A. Leese

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

owned David Leese Studio

David A. Leese, 60, of Whitehall, died May 17, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Patricia (Kerak) Leese for 40 years.

Born in Hanover, he was a son of Bernadette (Hemler) Leese of Hanover and the late Dean Leese.

An artist and designer, he owned David Leese Studio, Whitehall, for 30 years.

He coached St. Elizabeth's CYO girls basketball and softball, Tri-Boro soccer and the Lehigh Valley Angels softball.

Carl J. Becker

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Becker Farms

Carl J. Becker, 75, of Moore Township, died May 16, 2014 at home. He was the husband of Evelyn L. (Brunner) Becker for 54 years.

Born in Moore Township, he was a son of the late Russell and Eva (Barthol) Becker.

He was a 1957 graduate of Northampton High School.

He was a life–long farmer and owned and operated Becker Farms, Moore Township, since 1959. He was an instructor at Lehigh County Community College.

Deborah L. Cassidy

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

hairstylist

Deborah L. Cassidy, 47, of Catasauqua, died May 8, 2014, at Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, awaiting a liver transplant. She was the wife of Raymond J. Cassidy for 15 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Sandra R. (Huber) Reichard and the late Jerome Pritko and was a stepdaughter of Edward J. Reichard.

She was a graduate of Allentown School of Cosmetology. She attended the Las Vegas hair shows.

Richard E. Wagner

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

steel supervisor

Richard "Dick" E. Wagner, 88, died May 7, 2014, in Westminster Village, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Ruth M. (Leiby) Wagner for 63 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Dr. Floyd N. and Nydia L. (Wallen) Wagner. He was a sonar man with U.S. Navy during World War II.

He earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College in 1950.