Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Jay V. Anthony Sr.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Jay V. Anthony Sr., 57, of Coplay, died July 25, 2019. He was the husband of Brenda Anthony.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harold and Gloria (Koehler) Anthony.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Christina and her husband John Kwiatkowski and Jayne and her husband Christopher Sorrentino; a son, Jay Jr.; six grandchildren, Madelyn, Joseph, Michael, Lindsay, Alex and Kaitlyn; a brother, Harold Jr. and his wife Tammy; and three sisters, Linda Mauer, Sandra Schuler and Judith and her husband Gary Seagreaves.

Richard P. Dorney

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Center Valley

Richard P. Dorney, 88, of Center Valley, died July 28, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital’s inpatient hospice unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Eunice M. (McKee) Dorney for 48 years.

Born in Cetronia, he was a son of the late Warren P. and Mabel (Stauffer) Dorney.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard. In August 1950, he was ordered into active duty and was deployed to Korea. He achieved the rank of Sgt. 1st Class and was awarded the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal for his service.

Dorothy I. Tanczos

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Point Phillips

Dorothy I. Tanczos, 94, of Bethlehem, died at Galilee House, Moravian Hall Square, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Tanczos.

Born in Point Phillips, Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Quilles and Hannah (Remaly) Silfies.

She attended a one-room schoolhouse in Point Phillips and in 1943 graduated from Nazareth High School.

She worked at the Bath Post Office and in the offices of Vultee Aircraft, Mack Trucks and the Mason-Dixon trucking company, all in Allentown.

Helen A. Klock

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Cementon

Helen A. Klock, 85, of Allentown, died July 24, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late Dee R. Klock.

Born in Cementon, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Theresa (Burritsch) Wagner and was the third youngest of 15 siblings.

She was a seamstress for several years before becoming a stay-at-home mother.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandi A. Klock, at home; two grandchildren, Kaila and Jonathon; and a great-granddaughter, Rain.

Fred “Fritz” Browning

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Fred “Fritz” Browning, 84, of Northampton and formerly of Allentown, died July 21, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Lilyan (Bowen) Browning for 52 years.

Born in Mauch Chunk, he was a son of Frederick and Nora (Cleary) Browning.

He was a 1952 graduate of Allentown High School.

He was a Spc. E-4 in the U.S. Army.

He worked at PP&L until he retired after 34 years.

Wasyl Hewko

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Reichel Funeral Home

Wasyl Hewko, 96, of Northampton, died July 27, 2019, at Fellowship Manor. He was the husband of Elaine (Gereg) Hewko for 51 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Aksenty and Anna (Brodetky) Hewko.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He was a funeral assistant at Reichel Funeral Home Inc., Northampton, for 25 years. He worked at Western Electric for 26 years.

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

Rachel Smale

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua member

Rachel Smale, 87, of North Catasauqua, died July 26, 2019, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Frank A. Smale.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late William and Martha (Millen) Tait.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua for many years.

She is survived by three daughters, Mary Jane Geiger, Deborah and her husband Jim Tullock and Yvonne and her husband Joe McDermott; a son, Todd and his wife Deb; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Frances M. Jaggers

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in North Catasauqua

Frances M. Jaggers, 79, of Slatington, died July 27, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late Edward Jaggers.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late George and Priscilla (Brungard) Schlacter.

She worked as a hairdresser at the former Hess’s Department Store, Allentown.

She was formerly a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

Edward John Weiss

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Eaton Corporation machinist

Edward John Weiss, 73, died July 23, 2019. He was the husband of Louise Weiss.

He was a son of the late Edward John and Rosa Marie (Yagerhofer) Weiss.

He was a machinist at Eaton Corporation, Allentown, for 30 years.

He was a lifetime member of the East Penn Fire Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Edward Jr.; a daughter, Tara Weiss and her husband Arthur Shreffler III; five grandchildren, Ryan and Haley Weiss, James and Jonathan Andreas and Kayla Shreffler.

He was predeceased by a brother, Fred John Weiss.

Betty E. Kramer

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Salisbury School District teacher

Betty E. Kramer, 86, died July 25, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Paul Kramer.

She was a daughter of the late William J. and Caroline (Stahler) Stamm.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Kutztown University in 1969.

She was a teacher in the Salisbury School District for 35 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Chris Fegely and Michale Combs, grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Terence Lee Fegely; and her husband, Russel H. Buchmiller Jr.