Northampton Press

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Carlton W. Weaver

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

church choir member

Carlton W. Weaver, 81, of Egypt, died May 15, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Doris E. (Sell) Weaver for 57 years.

Born in Egypt, he was a son of the late George T. and Erma L. (Heilman) Weaver.

He was a 1950 graduate of Whitehall High School.

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

He was a maintenance mechanic at Lehigh Valley Dairies and Beatrice Foods for more than 33 years. He was a sexton at the former Egypt Union Church.

Hilda C. Otter

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

oldest member of Morgenland Church

Hilda C. Otter, 98, of Orefield, died May 17, 2013, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late Norman H. Otter.

Born June 30, 1914, in Beach Haven, Luzerne County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd C. and Ruth C. (Harter) Slusser.

She was the oldest member of Morgenland Union Church, Orefield.

Helen Paul

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired cafeteria worker

Helen Paul, 99, of Whitehall and formerly of Coplay, died May 18, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown. She was the wife of the late James E. Paul.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Kittan) Stempak.

She worked in textiles and for department stores. She was a cafeteria worker for the Whitehall School District before she retired in 1984.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, where she was a former quilter.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen A. of Bluffton, S.C.; nieces; and nephews

Tyler Bernard Smith

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

electrician

Tyler Bernard Smith, 32, of Northampton, died in his home May 14, 2013. He was the husband of Chanan (Cortez) Smith. They celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary this year.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Thomas Benner and Brenda Smith.

He worked as an electrician for Edison Electric and was an apprentice and a member of IBEW 375 since 2005.

He was a Marine Corps vet who served during Operation Enduring Freedom in Kuwait.

Meryl "Tex" H. Semmel

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Timothy's Lutheran Church member

Meryl "Tex" H. Semmel, 83, of Allentown, died May 20, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice-Inpatient unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Olga P. (Pekurny) for 60 years.

Born in Mahoning Township, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Kidden) Semmel.

He was in the Pennsylvania National Guard.

He worked in the maintenance department of the former Tarkett Manufacturning, Whitehall, for many years until he retired in 1992.

He was a member of St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Alvin Newton Bugbee Jr.

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

engineer; war hero

Alvin Newton Bugbee Jr., 90, of Catasauqua, died May 19, 2013. He was the husband of Monica (Hefele) Bugbee for 63 years.

Born in Trenton, N.J., he was a son of the late Alvin Newton Bugbee and Helen Horn of Catasauqua.

He was a Catasauqua High School graduate. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Lehigh University. He was a graduate of Infantry Officer's Candidate School.

Joseph Horoschak

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired licensed public accountant

Joseph Horoschak, 87, of Bethlehem, died May 11, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice House, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Mary (Prima) Horoschak for 55 years.

Born in Atlas-Mt. Carmel, he was the son of the late Julian and Alexandra (Herbert) Horoschak.

He graduated in 1950 from St. Joseph's University with a degree in accounting.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a licensed public accountant until he was 83 years old. He was a self-employed licensed public accountant, working from his home for the last 35 of those years, until he retired.

Janice E. Mosser

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Whitehall

Janice E. Mosser, 87, formerly of Whitehall and Zephyr Hills, Fla., died May 10, 2013, in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late William S. Mosser.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Margaret (Heiney) Deiley.

She was a member of the Hokendauqua Playground Association, Whitehall Women's Club, and the Red Hat Ladies. She belonged to several card clubs and Mah Jong groups.