Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Claire Rose Rantz

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Renaissance Home

Claire Rose Rantz, 84, of Renaissance Home, Northampton, died April 9, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Donald E. Rantz.

Born in Hazleton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Alice (McGinley) McGeehin.

She was a registered nurse for over 50 years at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City; various medical facilities in the Lehigh Valley; and Luther Crest, from which she retired.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church, Orefield.

Fire calls

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Local News

APRIL 8

A false alarm at 714 Grape St. brought out Stations 38 and 3503 (deputy chief).

Stations 3501 and 3503 responded to a cooking fire, confined to a container, at 50 N. Seventh St.

APRIL 9

On North First Avenue, Station 34 assisted police or other governmental agency.

APRIL 10

Stations 37 and 38 responded to a false alarm at 2520 MacArthur Road.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries on MacArthur Road was handled by Stations 35 and 36.

Station 36 assisted police or other governmental agency on Scherersville Road.

David J. Sterner

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Red Hill

David J. Sterner, 40, of Red Hill, died April 12, 2018, in Allentown.

Born in Reading, he was a son of George K. Sterner, of Bechtelsville; and Linda D. (Dodson) Wojciechowski, wife of Gerald Wojciechowski, of Macungie.

He attended Boyertown School District and Lehigh Carbon Community College. He was formerly employed by Green Shadow Tree Service, Hellertown, as a tree trimmer.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

THURSDAY 19

Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority, 3213 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 24

Coplay Borough Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. at the borough municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 25

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Paul Bahnick

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owned Bahnick Builders

Paul Bahnick, 92, of Northampton, died April 8, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Ethel M. (Correll) Bahnick for 69 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Hnat Ignatz Bahnik and Mary (Lysek) Bahniuk.

He was in the U.S. Navy, 1943-46, and was a World War II veteran.

He was the co-owner of Bahnick Builders, Northampton, for 49 years.

Richard J. Pasko

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Northampton Area High School graduate

Richard “Rick” J. Pasko, 26, of Whitehall, died April 10, 2018, as a result of a vehicle accident in Lehigh Township.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of Colin W. and Cheryl (Pasko) Bosler.

He was a 2009 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

He worked in the audio installation department of Best Buy, Whitehall, for several years.

He attended the former Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay.

Marjorie E. Swales

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Renaissance Home

Marjorie E. (DeWitt) Swales, 84, of Northampton, died April 8, 2018, at Renaissance Home, Northampton. She was the wife of the late George E. Swales.

Born in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late J. Herbert and Stella (Weidner) DeWitt.

She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Schoenersville, where she was a choir member for many years.