SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART and DESIGN
Juretus named to dean's list
Jacqueline Juretus, of Whitehall, has been named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for the 2012 fall semester.
Full-time undergraduate students who earn a GPA of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list.
Adam Matthew Vrabel of Whitehall received a bachelor's degree in math secondary education from Alvernia University during graduation ceremonies Dec. 16.
· Stations 36, 37 and 38 responded to a fire alarm at Chipolte, Lehigh Valley Mall Lifestyle Center, found to be a pull station pulled by a child, 1:55 p.m.
· Stations 36 and 37 investigated reported smoke coming from the roof of a residence at 355 Crest Drive, found to be smoke coming from a cooking hood, 3:39 p.m.
· A fire alarm at 3 Maryland Circle, found to be several pull stations activated by persons unknown plus water coming through a smoke detector, brought out Stations 36 and 37, 5:05 p.m.
Thomas Robert Bono, 18, of Allentown, died December 29, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Elizabeth Ann Hagerty-Bono, of Allentown and the late Thomas Lee Bono II, who died in 2003.
He attended William Allen High School.
He is survived by his mother; brother, Thomas Lee III; sisters, Elizabeth Ann and Elizabeth Mary; paternal grandparents, Thomas and Ruth Bono.
Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown.
Elaine B. Fatzinger, 80, of Allentown, died December 22, 2012, in Cedarbrook County Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Harold F. Fatzinger Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Estelle (Ruppert) Moyer.
She worked in various Allentown mills before retiring as a sewing machine operator.
Martha B. (Werbicky) Marakovits, 93, formerly of Newport, and Sacred Heart Assisted Living, Northampton, died Dec. 22, 2012, at Gracedale County Home, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late John F. Marakovits.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Onushchak) Werbicky.
She was a sales clerk for the former Gillespie Jewelers, Northampton, for 25 years. She worked for the former Smith Candy Company, Northampton. She assisted her mother in operating the former Mary's Place Bar, Northampton.
John T. Gillette, 79, died Dec. 21, 2012, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown.
Born in Lehighton, he was a son of the late John C. and Mary (Cherowich) Gillette.
He was a cryptologist for the National Security Agenecy for 40 years.
He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.
Management and staff of the Ramada Whitehall/Allentown at 1500 MacArthur Road finished the last coat of paint on their new Picasso Ballroom Dec. 14 before inviting in vendors, guests and fellow Whitehall Chamber members to tour the 150-seat banquet hall.
Partners Jahesh Ganshani and Harshal Goradia opened their second location, Indian Bazaar II, at 331 Grape St., in Whitehall, Dec. 9.
June Hassler, 86, formerly of Catasauqua, died Dec. 22, 2012, at Emeritus Senior Living, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Hassler.
Born in Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Kartje) Gemmel.
She was a Catasauqua High School graduate.
She owned and operated Hassler's Grocery Store, Catasauqua, for many years. She worked for Top Hat Tuxedo Rentals, Whitehall.
She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Catasauqua.
The Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge, spanning the Lehigh River, closed for demolition this week.
A collection of donations at the Stanglein Veterinary Clinic, Northampton, benefited local pet rescue nonprofit organizations.