Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Joan J. Patterson

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired secretary for chief of police

Joan J. Patterson, 74, formerly of Northampton, died Nov. 18, 2013, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem.

Born in Duryea, she was a daughter of the late Lemoine and Hermina (Leshney) Patterson.

She was the secretary to the Whitehall Township chief of police for 42 years.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

She is survived by a sister, Irene Romero; two brothers, Stanley Patterson and Robert Patterson, and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the church, c/o the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.

Roy "Bud" K. Luckenbill Jr.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua youth baseball coach

Roy "Bud" K. Luckenbill Jr., 57, of North Catasauqua, died Nov. 21, 2013, at home. He was the husband of Judith A. (Grzenczyk) Luckenbill for 34 years.

Born in Pottsville, he was a son of Roy K. and Joan (Hoy) Luckenbill Sr.

He owned Luckenbill Painting and was a painter and decorator for many years.

He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua, where he sang on the choir and was a past Cubmaster with Cub Scout Pack 94.

Edwin R. Litzenberger Jr.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

train enthusiast

Edwin R. Litzenberger Jr., 56, of Northampton, died Nov. 18, 2013, in his home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edwin R. Litzenberger Sr. and Justine Mae (Vogel) Litzenberger.

He was employed at Geo Specialty Chemicals of Allentown for many years.

He was a train enthusiast, enjoyed model trains and photographed trains. He was a past member of the Emmaus Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

Thomas Gillette

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

life member of Egypt V.F.W.

Thomas Gillette, 90, of Kunkletown and formerly of Whitehall, died Nov. 11, 2013, in Palmerton Hospital. He was the husband of Pauline Mae (Burkhardt) Gillette for 65 years.

Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Samuel and Anna (Warchola) Gillette.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.

He was a repairman for the former Giant Portland Cement Company, Egypt, for 17 years. He then worked for the South Whitehall Public Works Department for 17 years.

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

Martha J. Grubb

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired executive secretary

Martha J. Grubb, 75, of Northampton, died Nov. 9, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the Sheldon E. Grubb for 57 years.

Born in Upperco, Md., she was a daughter of the late Milton and Jane (Baumgardner) Pottorff.

She was an executive secretary for Gichner, Dallastown, for 25 years before retiring. Locally, she was a nanny for the children of Dr. and Mrs. Marsh.

She was a member of Bethany Bible Fellowship, Whitehall.

Dale W. Behringer

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired cement worker

Dale W. Behringer, 84, died Nov. 10, 2013, at Northampton Village, Northampton.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Fred and Florence (Solt) Behringer.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He worked at the former Atlas Cement Company, Northampton, for many years until retiring.

He was a member of American Legion Post 353, Northampton.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, George and Allen Behringer; and four sisters, Catherine Cox, Renia Roth, Althea Behringer and Fern Badman.

Leila P. Klinger

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Catty Presbyterian church elder

Leila P. Klinger, 91, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 9, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Thomas R. Klinger.

Born in Smithfield, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Charles I. and Helen (Parker) Pierce.

She was a doctor's office receptionist, retiring from the office of Dr. Angelo.

She was a U.S.O. girl in various service clubs during the war years.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, where she was an elder and a member of the women's society.

She was a member of the Catasauqua Women's Club.

Louise Stefany Rissmiller

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

computer programmer

Louise Stefany Rissmiller, 57, of Martins Creek, died Nov. 8, 2013, at home. She was the wife of Patrick M. Rissmiller for 17 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Betty L. (Stefany) Mac Adam of Hokendauqua and the late Carl D. Snyder and the late Ranald R. Mac Adam.

She was a 1974 graduate of Whtiehall High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from Kutztown University.

She was a computer programmer for Cigna at the Easton outpout distribution center.

She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Coplay.