Naraindas D. Sajnani, 80, of Catasauqua, died April 4, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Duru Sajnani for 56 years.
Born in India, he was a son of the late Detaram and Leelawanti Sajnani.
He was the owner of Modern Fashions of India, Allentown, for 32 years, until he retired in 2010.
He was a member of the Hindu Temple Society.
Larry N. Merkle, M.D., 78, of Nazareth, died April 6, 2018, at Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was the husband of Brenda (Reinert) Merkle for 38 years.
Raised in Slatington, he was a son of the late Claude and Lillian (Rauch) Merkle.
He was a University of Pennsylvania graduate. He earned a medical degree from the Heidelberg University, Germany.
Assumption BVM Church, 2181 Washington Ave., will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon April 22.
Tickets will be sold at the door.
For cost and other information, call 610-262-2559.
Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold an all-you-can-eat pork and sauerkraut dinner 4-7 p.m. April 28.
The dinner includes pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, roll and butter, ice cream and beverages.
There will also be a mini basket raffle and a bake sale.
Takeouts are available.
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Peter P. Micolochick, 74, of Walnutport, died April 8, 2018, at his residence. He was the husband of Carol A. (Buchert) Micolochick for 26 years.
Born in Wilson Borough, he was a son of the late Peter and Helen (Lander) Micolochick.
He attended Wilson High School.
He worked, since age 14, at the former Schafer Bologna Company, Wilson Borough, for 47 years. He retired as a plant manger in 2004 when the company was sold to Alderfer Meats.
Rose H. Williams, 96, of Whitehall Manor, and formerly of Catasauqua, died April 6, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late David C. Williams.
Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Cecila (Fiedler) Hutter.
She worked for many years for Western Electric before taking retirement.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda and her husband Paul Maderic; a son, David J. and his wife Diane; six grandchildren; a sister, Elsie Weaver; nieces; and nephews.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
A DUI arrest brought police to Third and Eugene streets.
Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a fight at 11th and Race streets.
An open car door in the 800 block of Willow Drive was investigated.
The department responded to a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of Walnut Street.
A sewer backup at Second and Eugene streets was reported.
A traffic stop was conducted at Fourth and Main streets.
The award-winning Crane Opera Ensemble at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music is set to present the timeless Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” April 20 and 21. Both performances are 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.
The cast and crew includes Kimberly Casey, of Whitehall, who is a dance captain and member of the chorus.
Whitehall Mennonite Church, 4138 Wilson St., Egypt, will hold a Dutch breakfast 8:30-11 a.m. April 21.
The meal is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
For more information, call 610-262-7013.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church’s youth group is hosting a penny party April 22. Doors open noon, and games start 1 p.m. The church is located at 4331 Main St., Egypt.
Coplay’s 150th anniversary committee and celebration participants will be meeting 7 p.m. April 19 in council chambers to begin putting final plans and events together.
We are less than one year away from the gala kickoff. Do not miss the deadline to be a part of this once-in-a-lifetime celebration.
Contact Steve Burker at email@example.com for more information.
Brindle Buddies and Friends’ basket social will be held 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. April 22 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.
For more information, contact Brittany at 610-533-4141.
Thursday, April 19: Elem. — Popcorn chicken with dinner roll or PB&J, steamed corn, orange, chilled peaches, milk. M.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk. H.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, chilled peaches, banana, milk. H.S. Premium — Chicken taco wrap, salad plate, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice.