Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 22, 2018

Kim Marie Bergsman

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bath

Kim Marie Bergsman, 48, of Bath, died recently at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Gladys (Barry) and the late Edward “Junior” Bergsman Jr.

She was a 1988 graduate of Northampton High School.

She worked recently at Sonic Restaurant. She had been a certified nursing assistant at Gracedale, Nazareth, and at Alexandria Manor, Bath.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth M. Bergsman; and a brother, Edward F. Bergsman Jr.

Services will be private.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Coloring programs planned

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Color to the Music program for kids is scheduled for 2 p.m. June 26. Kids and adults alike are invited to come out and listen to some music while they color.

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The adult coloring club will meet 11 a.m. June 26. Anyone 18 years old and older is welcome to join us every fourth Tuesday of the month.

The library has some supplies but invites you to bring your own as well.

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Margaret H. Sysko

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Margaret H. Sysko, 90, of Northampton, died June 12, 2018, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Charles J. Sysko.

Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Marino and Margaret (Pantoni) George.

She was a machine operator for Clyde Shirt Factory until she retired in 1976.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church and of its Altar and Rosary Society.

She was member of Catholic War Veterans Post 454, Northampton, ladies auxiliary, of which she was a past secretary.

Amy P. Potter

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

first hospital financial counselor in state

Amy P. Potter, 91, of Allentown, died June 2, 2018, at the inpatient hospice unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Potter.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Morris C. and Florence (Camburn) Clayton.

She worked at Lehigh Valley Health Network for 36 years and was the first financial counselor for any hospital in Pennsylvania.

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church, Allentown.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 28

In the 700 block of Third Street, a window on a vehicle was damaged.

Police sought information regarding parking in the 200 block of Church Street.

Property was destroyed in the 400 block of Walnut Street, police said.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred in the 700 block of Crane Street.

Officers responded to a noise complaint in the 300 block of Howertown Road. The music was turned down, and the owner was warned.

Northampton: Queenship of Mary will hold festival

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Queenship of Mary Church will hold its annual festival noon-8 p.m. June 24 on the church grounds, 1324 Newport Ave.

Traditional picnic foods — hot dogs, hamburgers, French fries, sausage sandwiches, turkey barbecues, corn on the cob, sno-cones, ice cream and funnel cakes — will be sold.

There will also be a variety of ethnic foods, such as cabbage and noodles, Vietnamese egg rolls, Mario’s pizza, pierogies and longos (Hungarian fried bread dough).

A bake sale, a basket raffle and other raffles will be held.

There will be activities for the kids and bingo as well.

James A. Weaver

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

James A. Weaver, 80, of Northampton, died June 8, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth A. (Bunsa) Weaver.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son and one of sixteen children of the late Jacob and Ella (Hoffert) Weaver.

He worked for Whitaker Roofing and Siding, Allentown, for many years before he retired in 1999.

He is survived by a son, Jeffrey and his wife Dawn Bates of Alton, Iowa; a daughter, Judith and her husband John Skravin Jr. of Hellertown; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.