Northampton Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Carolyn A. Frey

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

NSD custodian

Carolyn “Carol” A. (Reimer) Frey, 79, of Northampton, died April 10, 2019, in her home. She was the longtime companion of Roger Behler of Northampton.

A lifelong resident of Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Myrtle and Elwood Reimer.

She worked earlier in life at Miller’s Diner. She was a custodian in the Northampton School District until she retired after 20 years of service.

Robert A. Remer

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Robert A. Remer, 77, of Northampton, died April 13, 2019, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. He was the companion of the late Dorothy Schonerberger.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Hilda (Unger) Remer.

He was employed by the former A&B Meats for many years before it closed. He retired from Larson Manufacturing.

He is survived by two sons, John and Robert; a daughter, Jill and her husband Timothy Strella; a daughter-in-law, Toni Remer; four grandchildren, Kelly, Robert, Nicole and Kyle; and three great-grandchildren, Robert, Ava and Emma.

Irene Taylor Holman

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bath

Irene Taylor Holman, 83, of Bath, died at home April 7, 2019. She was the wife of Rockwell Holman.

Born in Pascagoula, Miss., she was a daughter of Charles Houston Taylor and Gussie Elizabeth (Parker) Taylor.

She was a 1953 Pascagoula High School graduate. She graduated from the University of North Florida, where she majored in journalism.

She was an office assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans; the office of the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Pascagoula; and for law offices in the Lehigh Valley.

Antoinette R. Beers

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Antoinette R. Beers, 62, died April 1, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital-Anderson campus. She was the wife of David D. Beers.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Elaine (Zellers) DaMore.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Elliott P. of Walnutport; two sisters, Christine DaMore of Bethlehem and Denise Reppert of Northampton; and two nieces, Angela and Andrea.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.

Mary “Mitza” M. Filipovits

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary “Mitza” M. Filipovits, 92, of Northampton, died March 31, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Joseph Filipovits.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Mulzet) Geosits.

She worked at Cross Country Clothes for 36 years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She sang on the Hungarian choir for 15 years and on the English choir for 10 years.

Eugene O. Schaffer

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Eugene O. Schaffer, 83, of Schnecksville, died March 27, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Catherine H. (Nemeth) Schaffer for 58 years.

Born in Orefield, he was the son of the late Charles and Leah (Rauch) Schaffer.

He was a sheet metal technician at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 30 years before retiring in 1991. Since his formal retirement, he was employed part time in the postal room of the former Meridian Bank, Allentown, and as a custodian at Neffs National Bank for 12 years before retiring.

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

Michael P. Cohan

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Michael P. Cohan, 46, of Whitehall, died April 3, 2019, at St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown. He was the husband of Elissa (Neuman) Cohan for 19 years.

Born in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was the son of Patrick Cohan and Darlene (Baker) Souchak.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1991 to 1996.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by two sons, Brendan and Brett; a sister, Clarissa Cohan; a stepsister, Susan; nieces; and nephews.

Eleanor Mae Albright

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethlehem Township

Eleanor “Ellie” Mae (Bunger) Albright, 98, died April 5, 2019, in her home in Bethlehem Township. She was the wife of the late Charles J. Albright for 42 years.

Born in Bear Gap, Columbia County, she was the daughter of the late Roy Victor and Mariah Eleanor (Meek) Bunger.

She attended Wynn’s School in Bear Gap.

She worked at several jobs over the years, most recently at Bethlehem Steel.