Northwestern Press

Monday, September 23, 2019

Leah R. Bausch

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter’s Lynnville UCC

Leah R. Bausch, 88, of Topton, died Sept. 7, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the widow of William J. Bausch, who died in 1992.

Born in New Smithville, Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Emma Barner.

A member of St. Peter’s Lynnville United Church of Christ, she was a graduate of the former South Whitehall High School.

She is survived by her daughter Donna K. Bausch, widow of Fred Block, of Norfolk, Va.

Charles L. Bealer

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

draftsman at Bell Labs

Charles L. Bealer, 75, of Germansville, died Sept. 10, 2019, in Blough Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Bethlehem.

He was the husband of the late Patt J. (Lista) Bealer.

Born April 24, 1944, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul J. and Dorothy L. (Barthol) Bealer.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.

A draftsman for the former Bell Labs in New Jersey and Allentown for many years, he retired in 2004.

He was a longtime volunteer at the New Jersey Half Arabian Horse Association.

Kathleen Guarini

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

licensed practical nurse

Kathleen (Brown) Guarini, 63, of Schnecksville, died Sept. 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband, John S. Guarini, were married 39 years.

Born Dec. 25, 1955, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth L. Brown and Lorraine (Walker) Williams.

She was a licensed practical nurse at the former Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood, N.J. for 25 years before retiring in 2006.

Before that, she was employed at Albert Einstein Northern Medical Division in Philadelphia for five years.

June L. Edwards

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Franklin Social Club

June L. Edwards, 92, formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 10, 2019, in Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, South Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late George E. Edwards.

Born June 1, 1927, in North Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late William and Celeste (Haydt) Roth.

A Lehigh Township High School graduate, she worked in various textile mills in the Lehigh Valley before retiring.

A member of the Franklin Social Club, Allentown, she was of the Lutheran faith.

Patricia A. Chlebowski-Eroh

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker Church

Patricia A. Chlebowski-Eroh, 74, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., formerly of Allentown, died unexpectedly Sept. 11, 2019 in her home.

She was the wife of Richard J. Eroh and the late William F. Chlebowski.

Born Feb. 9, 1945, in Reading, Berks County, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Anna (Szaj) Binasiewicz.

She was the director of medical billing for several medical offices in Berks and Lehigh counties before retiring to her dream home at the beach.

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

William Dale Templeton

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

2015 Parkland graduate

William Dale “Will” Templeton, 22, of Schnecksville died Sept. 2, 2019, in his home.

Born March 27, 1997, in Allentown, he was the beloved son of Melanie T. (Washick) Templeton with whom he resided, and Wilford L. Templeton Jr. and his wife, Teresa A. (Bauman) Templeton of Breinigsville.

A 2015 graduate of Parkland High School, he was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

He attended LCCC and received a certificate of training in logistics/aerial work platform.

Clara A. Hoster

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

oldest female member of Union UCC

Clara A. Hoster, 102, formerly of Airport Road, Allentown, died peacefully Sept. 6, 2019, at Above and Beyond Senior Living at Mountain View, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Benjamin L. Hoster.

Born Jan. 30, 1917, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Edwin C. and Helena J. (Hoffman) Shoemaker.

She was a meat scaler at the former A&B Meats, Allentown, for three years before retiring.

Thomas E. Bishop Sr.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker

Thomas E. Bishop Sr., 87, of Kutztown, formerly of Old Bridge, N.J., died Sept. 7, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Patricia J. (Connolly) Bishop.

Born Sept. 20, 1931, in Passaic, N.J., he was the son of the late Archibald and Helen (Weidanz) Bishop.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army during the Korean War era.

He was a telecommunications supervisor for the N.J. Turnpike for many years before retiring.

Kimberly L. Shimmel

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter’s Methodist Church

Kimberly L. Shimmel, 59, of Slatedale, died Sept. 4, 2019, in The Lutheran Home at Topton.

She was the wife of the late Robert D. Shimmel.

Born Sept. 18, 1959, in Waterloo, N.Y., she was the daughter of Tracy L. and Sherol C. (Cooper) Rosbaugh of Slatedale.

A home health-care aide, she was a member of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Emerald, Washington Township.