Northwestern Press

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Jeffrey G. Katcher

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

1982 Parkland High School graduate

Jeffrey G. Katcher, 48, of South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 25, 2012.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Paul and Mildred Katcher.

He and his loving wife Marsha (Watkins) Katcher were married for the past 21 years.

A 1982 graduate of Parkland High School, he attended the former Lehigh County Community College, now Lehigh Carbon Community College.

He was an electronic technician for IT&T and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Charles D. Kester

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

machine operator for former A&B Meats

Charles D. Kester, 68, of Kempton, died Sept. 28, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late James and Dorothy (Weinstine) Kester.

He was a machine operator for the former A&B Meats and Beth-Allen Aluminum, Allentown.

He honorably served his country in the National Guard and U.S. Army during Vietnam and was stationed in Korea.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

Megan L. Gallucci

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan UCC

Megan L. Gallucci, 65, of Whitehall, formerly of Bethlehem, died Sept. 24, 2012, in her home.

She and her husband Joseph L. Gallucci celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary last July 11.

Born Jan. 10, 1947, in Lansford, Carbon County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Reese) Roberts.

A graduate of the former St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse at Allentown State Hospital for 25 years before retiring in 1998.

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

Robert L. Berger

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Shartlesville veterinarian

The Best of Bob Berger, a celebration of Dr. Berger's life will take place 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Haag's Hotel, Third and Main streets, Shartlesville. Exit I-78, at Shartlesville Exit 23.

RSVP to 610-767-4774 by Oct. 8. Donations of vegetarian dishes or desserts would be appreciated.

Dr. Berger V.M.D., of Schnecksville, had his veterinary practice in Shartlesville for many years until he retired in the late '70s.

He then worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1975-90.

Janice E.R. Moore

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Asbury Methodist Church

Janice E.R. Moore, 66, of Macungie, died Sept. 17, 2012, in Emeritus of Allentown.

She was the widow of Andrew H. R. Moore.

Born in Hampton, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Donald Sr. and Helen (Stephens) Roberts.

She was a secretary for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Allentown, for many years.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, South Whitehall.

Florence C. Krause

Thursday, September 27, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Seipstown Grange

Florence C. Krause, 93, of Allentown, formerly from Fogelsville, died Sept. 18, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Ernest O. Krause.

Born June 22, 1919, in Weisenberg Township, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Mabel (Sechler) Zimmerman.

A member of the Lutheran congregation of Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville, she formerly sang with the choir and was a member of various church committees.

She was a member of Seipstown Grange.

Randy Muniz

Thursday, September 27, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

custodian at Northern Lehigh School District

Randy Muniz, 57, of Walnutport, died on Sept. 19, 2012, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township.

Born Aug. 10, 1955, in Palmerton, he was the son of Schirlene S. (Anthony) Benninger of Walnutport and the late Joseph Muniz.

He was a custodian for the Northern Lehigh School District for several years.

Prior to that, he worked for Xerox Corp in New York and the former New Jersey Zinc Co., Palmerton.

He was a member of the Walnutport VFW and the Diamond Fire Company, Walnutport.

Harold J. Billig

Thursday, September 27, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Nativity Lutheran Church

Harold J. Billig, 88, of Fogelsville, died Sept. 19, 2012, in his home.

He was the husband of Joanne L. (Mutchler) Billig and the late Rachel P. (Bennicoff) Billig.

He and his current wife celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last April 15.

Born May 30, 1924, in Lynn Township, he was the son of the late Granville A. and Florence (Kocher) Billig.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a seaman first class.

He was the founder, owner and operator of Billig Trucking Service Inc., Allentown, from 1969-91.

Sandra S.A. Oldt

Thursday, September 27, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

UCC member of Jerusalem 'Red' Church

Sandra S.A. Oldt, 72, from Allentown, died peacefully on Sept. 21, 2012, surrounded by her family at home.

She was the loving wife of the late Clark W. Oldt.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Willard W. and Perma L. (Krum) Kemmerer.

She was a member of the Jerusalem "Red" Church, United Church of Christ congregation, where she was a deacon.

She was a wonderful and loving mother and grandmother.