Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 22, 2018

‘Juneteeth’

Saturday, June 16, 2018 by The Press in Focus

LVHM:

A “Juneteenth: Freedom Day” commemoration will be held at 1 p.m. June 16 at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Juneteenth,” or “Freedom Day,” has been observed annually in the United States since 1865 as the date to remember for the end of slavery in the U.S.

The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum will host a slide-lecture commemorating “Juneteenth” and exploring the historic and significant role enslaved black Americans played working for and promoting their own freedom, said Joseph Garrera Executive Director of the Museum.

Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, June 16, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, June 13: Tilapia w/ bread crumbs, roasted potatoes, Capri blend vegetables, plums.

Thursday, June 14: Creamy mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit.

Friday, June 15: Marinated chicken over bed of Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh fruit.

Monday, June 18: Pennsylvania “Dutch” turkey BBQ in white sauce, German potato salad, green beans, seasonal fruit.

Tuesday, June 19: Breaded veal patty w/ brown gravy, wheat pasta, butternut squash, applesauce.

Barton Jack Grimm

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

Barton Jack Grimm, 84, of Bethlehem and formerly of Catasauqua, died June 5, 2018, at home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Walter and Ellen (Strunk) Grimm.

He was a machine shop operator for the Fuller Company for many years before retiring.

He is survived by two sons, Timothy and his wife Rebecca and Thomas and his wife Sharon Ferrucci; a sister, Sarah Jane Hedgecock; four grandchildren, Megan, Heather, Julia and Marisa; and two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Elli.

Barbara H. Almond

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Barbara H. Almond, 71, of Northampton, died June 1, 2018, at home. She was the wife of William J. Almond for 50 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Hilda (Grabner) Eberhardt.

She was a sales secretary for many years for Lehigh Valley Refractors Inc.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, and the Altar and Rosary Society.

She sang for several years with the Herald Theatrical Group.

William F. Zaun Jr.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former magisterial district judge

William F. Zaun Jr., 76, of Lehigh Township, died June 4, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Til Marie (Valente) Zaun for 30 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William S. and the late Mae A. (Ziegler) Zaun.

He was a 1959 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School, a 1963 graduate of Georgetown University and a 1966 graduate of Villanova Law School.

He was, for six years, in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Anthony S. Fragnito Jr.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Fragnito’s Place owner

Anthony S. Fragnito Jr., 61, of Whitehall, died June 2, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Diane M. (Egan) Fragnito for 24 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Anthony S. and AnnMarie (Siska) Fragnito Sr.

He was a laborer for Mack Trucks for 30 years until he retired. He owned Fragnito’s Place, Coplay.

He was a member of United Automobile Workers Local 677.

Lois A. Bidlow

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Stravino’s deli clerk

Lois A. Bidlow, 81, of Allentown, died June 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Howard F. Bidlow.

Born in Mechanicsville, she was a daughter the late Harold and Alice (Haldaman) Ruch.

She was a deli clerk and cashier for Stravino’s Italian Market, Allentown, for many years before retiring. Before that, she was a seamstress for Penn State Mills.

She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Rose Croix Chapter 235 and was a lifetime member of the Franklin Fire Company, Allentown.

Betty J. Eisenhard

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Weaversville

Betty J. Eisenhard, 87, of Nazareth and formerly of Weaversville, died June 3, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late William H. Eisenhard Jr.

Born in Beersville, she was a daughter of the late Harry L. and Lillian (Miller) Reimer.

She was a garment worker and presser for Miss Robin Dress Company, Allentown, for many years until she took retirement.

She was a member of Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.