Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Janet Louise Duchala

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

health care specialist in Germany

Janet Louise Duchala, 88, died Nov. 30, 2018. She was the wife of the late Stephen Duchala Jr.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy (Jones) Fia and Charles Hippert.

She was a 1948 graduate of Allentown High School and graduated from Sacred Heart School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse, and worked at the Allentown Hospital for several years before taking a job with Bethlehem Visiting Nurse Association. In 1981, she became a health care specialist in Nuremberg, Germany, until her retirement in 1994.

Janice E. Worman-Miller

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Shepherd of the Hills Church member

Janice E. Worman-Miller, 89, of Bethlehem and formerly of Whitehall, died Nov. 26, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Paul A. Miller.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Ray A. and Elva (Case) Worman.

She was a clerk for several years at Newhard Farms store before she retired.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt.

Edward Joseph Lacko

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Edward Joseph Lacko, 85, of Bethlehem and formerly of Walnutport, died Nov. 26, 2018. He was the husband of Virginia (Rice) Lacko for 59 years.

Born in Lehigh Township, he was a son of the late Martin and Frances (Vlossak) Lacko.

He was a Palmerton High School graduate.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was an iron worker for Local 420, formerly Local 36, for more than 40 years.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Walnutport.

He was a member of American Legion Post 899, Danielsville.

Larry E. Eberts Jr.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

CASD custodial supervisor

Larry E. Eberts Jr., 52, of Treichlers, died Nov. 26, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of Debora A. (Hosier) Eberts for 22 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of Shirley Ann (Brong) Werner of Easton and the late Larry E. Eberts Sr. of Bath.

He was a custodial supervisor with Catasauqua School district for 21 years before he retired in 2018.

He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Bath.

Joseph F. Giedl

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Joseph F. Giedl, 87, formerly of Whitehall, died Dec. 3, 2018, at his residence at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Anna (Iwanschitz) Giedl of Cedarbrook.

Born in McKees Rock, he was a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Nickisher) Giedl.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War.

He was a chassis technician for Mack Trucks, Allentown, for many years before retiring.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Jane Croslis

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Jane Croslis, of Whitehall, died Nov. 28, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late Terry Croslis.

She is survived by two sons, Michael of Bethlehem Township and Matthew and his wife Hope of Whitehall; five grandchildren, Meghan and her husband Chad, Brianna, Jordyn, Cole and Todd; a sister, Helen Slusser of Naperville, Ill.; three great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Todd.

Edward John Deichmeister

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Edward John Deichmeister, 77, of Northampton, died Nov. 28, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Julia Ann (Falk) Deichmeister for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edward and Julia (Fidler) Deichmeister.

He was an assembler for Ingersoll Rand for 27 years and later for Allentown Equipment for seven years.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

He was a member of the Coplay trap shooting team, East Bath and Lappawinzo rod and gun clubs and Grouse Hall.

Arnold Calvin Wingrove

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

survived Battle of Okinawa

Arnold Calvin Wingrove, 94, died Nov. 27, 2018. He was the husband of Pearl (Meyer) Wingrove for 74 years.

Born in South Williamsport, he was a son of the late Arnold Carmine and Cora Mae (Snyder) Wingrove.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He survived the Battle of Okinawa while serving on the USS Aaron Ward DM34.

He worked in the painting business.

He was formerly an active member of Mt. Pocono Methodist Church.

Louis J. Lendl

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Louis J. Lendl, 87, of Whitehall, died Nov. 17, 2018. He was the husband of the late Shirley A. (Polakovich) Lendl.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Louis L. and Mary (Gaston) Lendl.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was employed by the former Fuller Company, Catasauqua, before retiring.

He was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

He is survived by two sisters, Maryann Moran and Jeanette Prozonic; nieces; and nephews.

Ron Flahart

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Ron Flahart, 74, of Catasauqua, died Nov. 15, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Carol A. (Hartranft) Flahart for 44 years.

Born in Spartanburg, S.C., he was a son of the late Martin and Thelma (Allsop) Flahart.

He was a graduate of William Allen High School. He was a graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy and Moravian College.