Northampton Press

Friday, February 22, 2019

Robert A. Gilbert

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Mack Trucks

Robert “Bobby” A. Gilbert, 83, longtime resident of Macungie, died Jan. 30, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Salisbury. He was the husband of Dorothea M. (Helfrich) Gilbert for 54 years.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Ray G. and Eva F.A. (Roth) Gilbert.

He was a 1955 graduate of Emmaus High School.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.

He worked for Mack Trucks for over 33 years until retiring.

He was a member of Solomon’s United Church of Christ, Macungie.

Hilda T. Tameler

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church member

Hilda “Hildy” T. Tameler, 98, died Jan. 27, 2019, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Cecelia (Feiertag) Tameler.

She worked at AT&T for many years until she took retirement.

She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Catasauqua.

She is survived by two brothers, Samuel Tameler and Karl and his wife Gail Tameler of Colorado; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Cecelia and Lorraine; and a brother, Johnny.

Ronald W. Reiss

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Fullerton Fire Company member

Ronald W. Reiss, 68, of Whitehall, died Feb. 4, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Cheryl L. (Leonard) Reiss for 11 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Willard and Betty (Moll) Reiss.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

He was employed by PPL Electric for 40 years until he retired in 2009.

He was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church. He was a member of the Fullerton Fire Company.

He was a middle school softball coach at Central Catholic and coached at the Lehigh County Youth Association at Jordan Park.

William J. Wasley

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

William “Bill” J. Wasley, 87, of Fullerton and Whitehall, died Jan. 14, 2019, in the Terrace of Fellowship Community. He was the husband of the late Lois I. (Walsh) Wasley for 66 years.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Ridall) Wasley.

He was a 1949 graduate of Coughlin High School.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the security detail during former President Eisenhower’s inauguration.

Elizabeth A. Arnold

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Hokendauqua

Elizabeth “Betty” A. Arnold, 85, of Orlando, Fla., and formerly of Hokendauqua, died Jan. 13, 2019, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of Alvin Arnold for 67 years.

Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late John and Barbara (Chabak) Churetta.

She was a machine operator for 15 years at the former J.J. Blose Mill, Northampton, before retiring in 1988.

She was a former member of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church in North Catasauqua.

David M. Liskanich

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Alliance Volunteer Fire Company member

David “Dano” M. Liskanich, 54, of Northampton, died Jan. 25, 2019, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Mary Ann (Bobish) and the late Eugene M. Liskanich.

He was a cook and a baker at Dun and Bradstreet.

He was a member of the Alliance Volunteer Fire Company, Northampton.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Edward G. and his wife KayAnne; a sister, Ann Marie and her husband Stephen Graff; a nephew, Kyle; and a niece, Kortney and her fiance Robert.

Alexandra Huston Fuller

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church member

Alexandra Huston Fuller, 94, died Jan. 21, 2019, at Willow Brook Farms, where she had resided. She was the wife of the late C. Thomas Fuller of Catasauqua.

Born in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Isabelle D. and Arthur T. Huston.

She was a graduate of Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Ga. She attended Bucknell University.

She taught kindergarten and first grade on Sea Island. She was a model and appeared in Vogue Magazine.