Northwestern Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

James G. Danenhower

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

owned Hose and Hydraulics

James G. Danenhower, 54, of Whitehall, died May 14, 2017, at home.

He was the husband of Clarice M. (Mohry) Danenhower.

A big-hearted compassionate person, he was loved by all who knew him.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George V. and Beatrice C. (Reith) Danenhower.

He was raised in the family business, Humphrey’s Hydraulic Inc., where he learned his trade, and owned Hose and Hydraulics, with his business partner Carl Deutsch.

Joseph Lindenmuth

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for LTV Steel

Joseph Lindenmuth, 82, died peacefully on May 16, 2017, surrounded by family members at his bedside in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

The son of the late George and Lillian (Ward) Lindenmuth, he was the third of 12 children.

He worked for many years at LTV Steel, Cleveland, Ohio, and was the president of United Steel Workers Union Local 2265 for around 20 years before retiring and moving to Florida.

Mildred A. Wieder

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

was oldest member of Faith Church

Mildred A. Wieder, 96, formerly of Allentown, died May 18, 2017, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Herman) Cook.

She was a seamstress for various mills in the Lehigh Valley.

The oldest living member of Faith Church, Allentown, she was very active there, especially in Seniors in Action.

She frequently volunteered at Cedarbrook before residing there and was an avid bowler at Jordan Lanes for many years.

June R. Krasulak

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker

June R. Krasulak, 89, of Allentown, died May 19, 2017, in Country Meadows.

She and her husband, Frank V. Krasulak, were married 69 years in December 2016.

Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Mary J. (Matsinko) Halvorsen.

An assembler at the former General Electric and Black and Decker for 24 years, she retired in 1985.

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

Gloria J. Wertman

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed beautician

Gloria J. Wertman, 76, of New Tripoli, died May 22, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Carl W. Wertman would have been married for 59 years next month.

Born in Best Station, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Ruth (Clauser) Solt.

A self-employed beautician in New Tripoli for 49 years, she was also a waitress at the former Shankweiler Hotel and a clerk at the former Hess’s Department Store.

Dolores O. Rowlands

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John’s UCC

Dolores O. Rowlands, 90, of Slatington, died May 13, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late Thomas D. Rowlands.

Born Oct. 16, 1926, in Nanticoke, Luzerne County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Sr. and Blodwyn (Jones) Edwards.

She was a labeler for 24 years at Paris Neckwear, formerly in Walnutport, before retiring in 1989.

A member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Slatington, she sang with the choir for 25 years.

Eric W. Smith

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

accomplished golfer

Eric W. Smith, 93, of Macungie, formerly of New London, Conn., and Waterford, Conn., died May 1, 2017, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of the late Elizabeth S. (Kienle) Smith and Joan (Todd) Smith.

Born March 3, 1924, in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of the late Max W. and Elsie (Worsley) Smith.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II with a rank of technical sergeant.

Gregory P. Kotch

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

vice president of Yorgey Supply

Gregory P. Kotch, 57, of Salisbury Township, died May 13, 2017, at home.

He and his wife Carolyn J. (Muta) Kotch were married 27 years.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of John and Sonia (Prisaznik) Kotch.

A graduate of Lehigh University, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics.

He was vice president of Yorgey Supply, Schnecksville, and a certified ground water systems sales specialist.

A great provider and very supportive of his family, he attended every one of his children’s sports activities and soccer games.

Irmgard Snyder Roberts

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner of Roscoe P. Snyder Insurance

Irmgard Snyder Roberts, 89, of Country Meadows, Allentown, formerly of Berlinsville, died May 5, 2017.

She was the wife of Donald G. Roberts to whom she was married 41 years and the late Roscoe P. Snyder.

Born March 22, 1928, in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Josef and Maria Zaraza.

She was the co-owner of the Roscoe P. Snyder Insurance Agency, Berlinsville, until her retirement.

She loved to play golf, dance, garden, go out to eat and spend time with family and friends.

Wilma A. Mohr

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ziegels UCC

Wilma A. Mohr, 80, of Kempton, formerly of Alburtis and Breinigsville, died May 2, 2107, in the presence of her loving family in her home.

She was the wife of the late Donald R. Mohr, who died in 2002.

Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Jacob F. and Sallie E. (Bollinger) Serfass.

A member of Ziegels United Church of Christ, Breinigsville, she was a former choir member, Sunday School teacher, member of the Mission Response group, as well as a kitchen helper and baker.