Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Roger F. Cocivera

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Penn Linen and Uniform worker

Roger F. Cocivera, 87, died Aug. 6, 2019. He was the partner of Linda Widner.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Anna (Dopsovic) Morgan and Roger F. Cocivera Sr.

He worked at Penn Linen and Uniform and at TRSA.

In addition to his companion, he is survived by Christopher Widner of Mertztown; former spouse, Bonnie Cocivera of Whitehall; a daughter, Shelly and her husband Philip Robinson of New Jersey; a son, Todd and his wife Judy of Whitehall; and two grandsons, Chris and Jeremy.

Olympio “Carmine” Rizzo

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption BVM Church member

Olympio “Carmine” Rizzo, 89, of Northampton, died Aug. 15, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Mary E. (Ryan) Rizzo for 61 years.

Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of the late Silvio and Clementina (D’Aiuto) Rizzo.

He was in the U.S. Army National Guard.

He worked at and retired from Ortho Diagnostics in Raritan, N.J.

He was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Northampton.

Alfred W. DiClemente

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Whitehall

Alfred W. DiClemente, 85, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Whitehall, died Aug. 10, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of the late Janet (Neas) DiClemente for 53 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Giuseppe and Philomena (Marino) DiClemente.

He served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea.

He was firefighter in Bethlehem for 24 years.

Joseph Magochy Jr.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Joseph Magochy Jr., 61, formerly of Northampton, died July 26, 2019, in Lakeland, Fla.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Olga (Tiuchty) Magochy.

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

He is survived by a son, Joseph; a sister, Susan and her husband Mark Yorty; a niece, Melissa Shaner; a nephew, Mark Jr.; cousins; and Lou and Gladys of Florida.

There will be a graveside service 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Northampton.

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

Agnes P. Schleder

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Agnes P. Schleder, 91, of Coplay, died Aug. 19, 2019, at Liza’s House Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Schleder.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Ignatz and Agnes (Hacker) Stangl.

She was a home-based beautician in Coplay for 17 years.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, where she sang in the choir for 44 years and was the choir treasurer.

Pauline E. Walakovits

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Pauline E. Walakovits, 86, of Coplay, died Aug. 18, 2019, at her residence.

She was a daughter of the late John and Maria (Brietfeller) Walakovits.

She worked in the clean room at the former Western Electric, Allentown, for many years until she retired.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers and sisters.

Services will be private.

Contributions may be made to St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay, 18037.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.

Roger F. Cocivera

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Penn Linen and Uniform worker

Roger F. Cocivera, 87, died Aug. 6, 2019. He was the partner of Linda Widner.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Anna (Dopsovic) Morgan and Roger F. Cocivera Sr.

He worked at Penn Linen and Uniform and at TRSA.

In addition to his companion, he is survived by Christopher Widner of Mertztown; former spouse, Bonnie Cocivera of Whitehall; a daughter, Shelly and her husband Philip Robinson of New Jersey; a son, Todd and his wife Judy of Whitehall; and two grandsons, Chris and Jeremy.

June E. Houseknecht

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Fellowship Community

June E. Houseknecht, 87, formerly of Emmaus, died Aug. 2, 2019, at Fellowship Community, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Theodore M. “Ted” Houseknecht.

Born in Barnesville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Bertha M. (Oden) Cole.

She was a registered nurse in Frederick, Md., and later worked as a registered nurse at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown.

She was a member of Fellowship Community Church, Whitehall.

Theresa M. Feiller

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Stiles

Theresa “Teri” M. Feiller, 59, of Stiles and formerly of Cementon, died Aug. 4, 2019, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. She was the companion of Thomas J. Danner.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Theresa (Kornheisl) Feiller.

She was a phlebotomist for 20 years for the Lehigh Valley Health Network. She worked previously at the former Cross Country Clothes.