Northampton Press

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Tami L. Green

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

Tami L. Green, 49, of Walnutport, died Aug. 26, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown. She was the wife of K. Mitch Green for 19 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Edwin and Lana (Shelly) Hunsberger.

She worked for Orlando-Diefenderfer Electrical, Allentown, in accounts payable for the past 10 years.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by two sisters, Terri Hunsberger of Treichlers and Tracy and her husband Edward Yost of Coplay; a brother, Timothy and his wife Vicki Hunsberger of Walnutport; nieces; and nephews.

Brian A. Fritz

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

truck driver

Brian A. Fritz, 55, of Danielsville, died Aug. 23, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Cheryl (Brobst) Fritz for 18 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of Faye (Dietrich) Fritz of Northampton and the late Albert Fritz.

He was a truck driver for 37 years and has been driving for JM Rapp Trucking of Allentown for the last six years.

Ernest J. Huber

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired meat cutter

Ernest "Ernie" J. Huber, of Whitehall, died Aug. 24, 2012. He was the husband of Janet P. (Bernini) Huber.

Born in Cementon, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Emick) Huber.

He was in the U.S. Navy. On V-J Day, he was on a ship to the Philippines, where he was stationed until he returned to the U.S and was discharged.

He was a meat cutter for Acme Markets for 42 years until he retired.

He belonged to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Whitehall, where he was a member of the Golden Agers.

He was a member of Fullerton American Legion Post 367.

Janet "Gram" M. Geiger

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

machine operator

Janet "Gram" M. Geiger, 73, of Slatington, died Aug. 14, 2012, at her home. She was the wife of the late Rodney R. Geiger for 45.

Born in Slatington, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Jennie (Morris) Kibler.

She was last employed at the former Cross Country Clothes, Northampton, as a machine operator for 10 years before retiring in 1990. Before that, she worked for General Electric on the assembly line for five years.

Dorothea M. Eichelberger

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

bakery manager

Dorothea M. Eichelberger, 84, of Northampton, died Aug. 17, 2012, at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Eichelberger.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Helen (Hoffman) Smith.

She was a manager at the former Hellertown Bakery, Northampton, for 25 years before retiring in 1995. She was the former secretary for Zion Stone Cemetery, Kreidersville, for 29 years.

Terry Lee Gillette

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Phoenix Forge

Terry Lee Gillette, 57, of Whitehall, died Aug. 15, 2012, after a courageous battle with colon cancer.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Joseph A. and Jean D. (Miller) Gillette of Catasauqua.

He worked for Phoenix Forge, Catasauqua, for 20 years.

He was a member of Fullerton Fire Company, Whitehall.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Michael and his wife Nancy Gillette; aunts; uncles; and cousins.

Contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, c/o the funeral home, 234 Walnut St., Catasauqua, 18032.

Stephen Majercak Jr.

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

beam yard worker

Stephen Majercak Jr., 82, of West Catasauqua, died Aug. 16, 2012, in Liberty Nursing Center. He was the husband of Marlene (Oswald) Majercak for 52 years.

Born in Fogelsville, he was a son of the late Stephen Sr. and Veronica (Hudak) Majercak.

He worked in the beam yard of Bethlehem Steel for 30 years until retiring.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

He bowled many years for the Salem League.

Joseph M. Deegan

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Joseph M. Deegan, 80, of Lehigh Township, died suddenly at home on July 30, 2012. He was the husband of Gloria J. (Werner) Deegan for 56 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Francis and Lucy (Merwath) Deegan.

He was in the in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict.

He retired in 1995 from the Fuller Company, Catasauqua, after 25 years of employment. Previously, he was a licensed practical nurse and worked at the Allentown State Hospital.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church.

Benjamin B. Kovalcik

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

U.S.N., Lucent careers

Benjamin B. Kovalcik, 75, of North-ampton, died Aug. 15, 2012, at his home.

Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Matthias and Mary (Pisarcik) Kovalcik.

He was a 1955 graduate of Hokendauqua High School.

He was a chief hull maintenance technician in the U.S. Navy. He had a 27-year career, retiring in 1993.

He was an operating engineer at the former Lucent Technologies, Allentown, for 44 years before retiring.

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