Northampton Press

Friday, February 22, 2019

Theresa M. Kraynik

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Theresa M. Kraynik, 81, formerly of Coplay, died Jan. 4, 2019, at Country Meadows, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Edward Kraynik.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Anna A. (Dragovits) Tanzos.

She was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.

She was an office clerk for Mack Trucks, Allentown, for 31 years before she retired.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Jean L. Kennedy

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua member

Jean L. Kennedy, 88, of Catasauqua, died Dec. 27, 2018, at her home. She was the wife of the late William “Bill” Kennedy.

She was a daughter of Elroy W. and Violenta Mae (Messinger) Hassler.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

She is survived by a son, Barry; two daughters, Donna Kennedy and Nancy and her husband Bruce Rothrock; three grandchildren, Scott with Amelia, Catalin and Jon; and three great-grandchildren, Brody, Mason and Mia Jean.

Ronald J. Duld

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Ronald J. Duld, 61, of Coplay, died Nov. 26, 2018, in his home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph E. and Hilda S. (Tapler) Duld.

He was a Central Catholic High School graduate.

He was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

He was employed by the former Bethlehem Steel for 17 years.

He is survived by a brother, Robert J. and his wife Joanna Duld of Hellertown.

He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph A. Duld.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA, 22215.

Peter M. Germani III

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Peter M. Germani III, 59, of Northampton, died Jan. 2, 2019, at home, after fighting a yearlong battle with cancer. He was the husband of Rebecca J. (Moll) Germani for 24 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Peter M. II and Vilma (Kish) Germani of Macungie.

He was a superintendent for a construction company.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a son, Peter M. IV; two daughters, Emily A. and Cassidy; two brothers, Joe and his wife Nancy and Jeffrey and his wife Kim; and a sister, Loretta and her husband Tony Lupi.

Services will be private.

Faith Diane Crouthamel

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Sac’s Citgo Service co-owner

Faith Diane Crouthamel, 79, died Dec. 26, 2018, at her home in Coplay. She was the wife of Samuel A. Crouthamel for over 38 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of John and Christine (Santee) Roberts.

She was a 1957 Emmaus High School graduate.

She worked at PP&L, Allentown, followed by many years with Fuller Company, Catasauqua. She also worked at Rock Hill Concrete Company, Catasauqua. She and her husband co-owned Sac’s Citgo Service, Coplay. She was an Avon regional distributor until the time of her death.

Elinor Groller

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth Golden Agers member

Elinor Groller, 89, of Fullerton, died Dec. 23, 2018, at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Groller for 59 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Malenky) Lucik.

She was an administrative assistant for more than 20 years with J.C. Ehrlich Pest Control, Allentown, until she retired.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church. She also attended Mass regularly in the Chapel of Sacred Heart, St. Luke’s University Hospital.