Northwestern Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Helena C. Sagl

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan UCC

Helena C. Sagl, 88, formerly of Orefield, died July 17, 2018, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

Born May 20, 1930, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Richard E. and Mary A. (Millets) Cattilini.

She was employed at Top Hat Formalwear, Whitehall, for 10 years before retiring in 2004.

Before that, she worked in several textile mills throughout the Lehigh Valley for 38 years.

She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, South Whitehall.

She enjoyed playing pinochle at numerous senior centers across the Lehigh Valley.

Jean M. Peters

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of New Bethany E.C. Church

Jean M. Peters, 83, of Allentown, died July 14, 2018, in Whitehall Manor.

The daughter of the late Fred R. and Mary (Deutsch) Peters, she worked in customer service and sales for the former Strawbridge’s for 25 years.

She was a member of New Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, Allentown.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

Her service will be private.

Condolences may be offered at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Contributions may be made to The Sanctuary at Haafsville, P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA 18051.

Terry L. Brown

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

business consultant

Terry L. Brown, 75, of Germansville, died July 18, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

He and his wife Diana V. (Massie) Brown were married 35 years.

Born Feb. 18, 1943, in Reading, he was the son of the late Gerald A. and Fern A. (Miller) Brown.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during a peacetime era.

A business consultant and sales representative at SalonCentric for the last two years, he previously worked at Raylon Corporation, Reading for 45 years.

Lori A. Loch

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

head cook at Schnecksville Elementary

Lori A. Loch, 56, of Schnecksville, died July 22 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem.

She and her husband David A. Loch were married 12 years this month.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Beatrice (Otto) Gross.

She worked for the Parkland School District in various positions for 22 years, most recently as head cook at Schnecksville Elementary School.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Seiberlingsville, where she was the Sunday School treasurer.

Dennis E. Heintzelman

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked on family farm

Dennis E. Heintzelman, 68, of New Tripoli, died July 21, 2018, surrounded by his loving family in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Lucille A. (Reinert) Heintzelman were married 44 years in April.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Jean A. (Kressley) Heintzelman of New Tripoli and the late Earl W. Heintzelman.

He was Northwestern Lehigh High School and Rider College graduate.

For most of his life, he worked on his family’s farm and began managing the farm in the early 1990s.

Frederick E. Williams Sr.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

1957 graduate of Allentown High School

Frederick E. Williams Sr., 78, of Breinigsville, died July 21, 2018, in the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s, Lower Saucon Township.

He was the husband of the late Sandra (Weibel).

Born in Montrose, Susquehanna County, he was a son of the late Ellis J. and Norma M. (Spaulding) Williams.

A 1957 graduate of Allentown High School, he was a member of the reunion committee.

Before retiring, he was a tractor trailer driver for Penske Logistics, Reading, and he previously worked at General Electric Co., Allentown, in its small appliance division.

Anthony J. Serino

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

union mason

Anthony J. Serino, 96, formerly of Duryea, Luzerne County, died July 14, 2018, in Westminster Village, Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Grace A. (Mercadante) Serino.

Born June 1, 1922, in West Pittston, he was the son of the late Fred and Jennie (Fruschante) Serino.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II earning three Bronze Stars, the European-African Middle Eastern Medal, WWII Victory Medal and a Sharp Shooter Badge.

Sarah R. Hamilton

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Nativity Lutheran Church

Sarah R. Hamilton, 84, of Allentown, formerly of Astoria, N.Y., died July 21, 2018, in her home.

She was the wife of the late Donald J. Hamilton.

Born Oct. 6, 1933, in New York City, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Daisy (Arcurio) Gallino.

She was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Her survivors include children Larry C. Hamilton of Washington, Dr. Karen A. Patenaude and her husband, Timothy, of Orefield, Steven D. Hamilton of New York City; grandchildren Ryan, Lindsay, Drew and Dana; and great-grandchildren Ella and Logan.

Charles W. Watkins

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

truck driver

Charles W. Watkins, 69, of Slatington, died July 14, 2018, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Mary R. (Regnier) Watkins.

Born July 15, 1948, in Harrisburg, Ill., he was the son of the late Eliham and Bulah (Tison) Watkins.

He was a truck driver at Creat Logistics, Harrisburg, before retiring.

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

Robert L. Folk

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

car salesman

Robert L. Folk, 78, formerly of Macungie, died July 15, 2018, at Gardens for Memory Care at Easton.

He and his wife Annamae J. (Daniels) Folk were married 59 years in May.

Born in Buena Vista, Berks County, he was a son of the late Clarence S. and Helen (Meals) Folk.

A car salesman in the Lehigh Valley for many years, he worked for Becker Subaru, Outten Chevrolet and Scott Chevrolet.

Before that, he worked in the printing industry for 20 years in Lehigh County.

He was also a barber in Berks County for many years.