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Frank "Moe" J. Marth Jr.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

baseball umpire

Frank "Moe" J. Marth Jr., 75, of Northampton, died Dec. 20, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit, Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Frank and Anna (Miletics) Marth.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He retired in 2002 after 43 years from Agere Systems.

He was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Northampton.

He was a baseball umpire for the Lehigh Valley League for 37 years. He was a member of the Recreation Center, Northampton.

Margaretta L. Lentz

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Margaretta L. Lentz, 86, of Hokendauqua, died Dec. 26, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown-Campus.

She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Lentz.

Born in Hokendauqua, she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Anna (Keshel) Theiss.

She was a graduate of Whitehall High School.

She was a seamstress at Tama Manufacturing, Northampton, and Baby Gro, Allentown, until retiring.

She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall, where she prepared and folded weekly bulletins.

Edward H. Remaly Sr.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

earned two Purple Hearts

Edward H. Remaly Sr., 90, of Coplay, died Dec. 26, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Christine D. (Malanitch) Remaly for 36 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Arthur and Catherine Remaly.

A World War II Marine veteran, he was the recipient of two Purple Hearts.

He was a crane operator for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena, Allentown.

Florence A. Mory

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul's U.C.C.

Florence A. Mory, 67, of Northampton, died Jan. 1, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y., she was a daughter of Theodore and Frances (Holly) Mekulic.

She attended St. Paul's U.C.C., Northampton.

She is survived by daughter Christine F. Ilthier and her companion Bruce Worman of Saylorsburg; sister Linda Mekulic; and two grandsons, Garatte and Vince.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Roger H. Scheirer

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

accountant

Roger H. Scheirer, 87, of Catasauqua, died Dec. 29, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Campus, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Haines) Scheirer.

Born in North Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Harry and Elsie (Wenner) Scheirer.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was an accountant with Ingersoll Rand from which he retired after 30 years.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Catasauqua.

Donald J. Close

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

weather hydrologist

Donald J. Close, 86, of Whitehall, died Dec. 26, 2013, in Whitehall.

Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Richard V. and Florence (Ellwood) Close.

He earned bachelor's and master's degrees fron Penn State University.

A World War II veteran, he was a corporal in the Army Air Corps and later served in the Navy.

He was a hydrologist-in-charge for the National Weather Service, Ohio River Forecast Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, retiring in 1989. He served in the Peace Corps from 1962 to 1964. He was a past treasurer of the Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority.