Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, July 19, 2019

Mary C. “Kathleen” Yakich

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Danielsville

Mary C. “Kathleen” Yakich, 91, of Danielsville and formerly of Inverness, Fla., died July 8, 2019. She was the wife of the late Edward M. Yakich.

Born in Ireland, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Madden) Collins.

She is survived by a son, Edward G. and his wife Donna of Whitehall; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth.

Services will be private.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, 19106, or at alz.org.

Reniea A.A. Peters

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Walnutport

Reniea A.A. Peters, 87, of Allentown, died July 5, 2019, at Devon House, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Marvin W. Peters.

Born in Walnutport, she was the daughter of the late Nevin J. Sr. and Sarah E. (Weyhenmeyer) Stahley.

A licensed practical nurse at the former Allentown State Hospital for 16 years, she retired in 1988. Before that, she was a private duty nurse.

She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Barbara S. Deiter

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Barbara S. Deiter, 80, of Northampton, died July 9, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was the wife of Thomas E. Deiter.

Born in Parryville, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Katherine (Staup) Fritzinger.

She was a sewing machine operator for various companies, including Tama Manufacturing and Halsen Products.

She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ.

Joseph R. Sommer

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Mary’s Parish member

Joseph R. Sommer, 61, of Whitehall, died July 3, 2019, in his residence. He was the husband of Jean (Sharkazy) Sommer for 28 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Joseph G. and Patricia (Betz) Sommer of Coplay.

He was a 1975 graduate of Whitehall High School. He graduated from Muhlenberg College and earned a Master of Business Administration from DeSales University.

He was a general manager for Carpenter Company, Fogelsville, for 16 years. Before that, he was a quality control manager for the former C.R. Bearing Seals Division, Bethlehem.

Judi C. Mehringer

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Judi C. Mehringer, 60, of Catasauqua and formerly of Bethlehem, died July 3, 2019.

Born in Montreal, Canada, she was a daughter of Michael and the late Ida (Berecz) Mehringer.

In addition to her father, she is survived by a son, Aaron E. Klesh; a stepmother, Sandra Mehringer; a brother, John Mehringer; a sister, Nora H. Mehringer; nieces; nephews; a half brother, Michael Hans Mehringer; a half sister, Erika Aimee Mehringer; and two stepsisters, Andrea Lynn Knope and Natalie Renee Snedaker.


Monday, July 15, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Veterans outreach program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at state Rep. Jeanne McNeill’s office, 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. American Legion membership is not required to take advantage of this program. Information and to schedule an appointment (required): 610-266-1273

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

Northampton County senior menus

Saturday, July 13, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations; or visit www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, July 10: Marinated turkey cutlet, rosemary red potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, citrus breeze.

Thursday, July 11: Apricot nectar,beef BBQ on a bun, pasta salad, fresh seedless grapes.

Friday, July 12: Macaroni and cheese w/ bacon and tomatoes, wax beans, baby kale and spinach salad w/ ranch dressing, wheat bread w/ margarine, blueberry fluff.

Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, July 13, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, July 10: Boneless pork ribs, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, vanilla pudding.

Thursday, July 11: Turkey cacciatore, broccoli, whole wheat penne, fresh fruit salad.

Friday, July 12: Cheeseburger, potato salad, vegetable soup, mixed berries.

Monday, July 15: Stuffed cabbage, mashed potatoes, roll, cherry gelatin.

Tuesday, July 16: Asian BBQ turkey, mixed Asian vegetables, brown rice, crackers, fresh fruit salad.

Wednesday, July 17: Chicken pot pie, roasted red potatoes, green beans, fresh pineapple.


Saturday, July 13, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Summer Theatre “Goes”: Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” July 11-28, continues Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre’s 39th season. The cast includes, above, Mia Scarpa (Reno Sweeney), center, with, from left, the Sailor Quartet (Ethan Lynch, Zach Rabishaw, Caden Fraser, James Du Chateau). The show includes Robert Fahringer (Moonface Martin) and Jarrod Yuskauskas (Lord Evelyn Oakleigh). Porter’s 1930s’ score includes “I Get a Kick Out of You” and “You’re the Top.” The story is about madcap antics on an ocean liner bound from New York to London.