Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Ella Grace Luchansky

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

4 years old

Ella Grace Luchansky, 4, of Coplay, died Feb. 11, 2013, at home. She was a daughter of Jennifer L. Kresge and Stephen M. Luchansky.

She attended Kurious Kids Preschool, Coplay.

She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.

In addition to her mother and father, she is survived by two brothers, Owen and Zachary; maternal grandparents, John and Alice Kresge; maternal great-grandparents, John and Charlene Mestler; maternal great-grandmother, Grace Kresge; and paternal grandparents, Kelly Andrews and Stephen Luchansky.

Georgette J. (Wirth) Logenbach

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired sewing machine operator

Georgette J. (Wirth) Logenbach, 88, of Whitehall, died Jan. 28, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late Harold S. Logenbach Sr.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Jenny (Troxell) Wirth.

She was a sewing machine operator for many years at the former Fuller Sportswear, Whitehall, before retiring.

She is survived by two daughters, Shirley A. Clewell of Whitehall and Helen and her husband Randy Onufer of Danielsville; a sister, Maryjane Gunshore of Walnutport; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Rowland "Bud" E. Unangst

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired optician

Rowland "Bud" E. Unangst, 88, of Catasauqua, died Feb. 11, 2013. He was the husband of Lillian E. (DeLong) Unangst for 64 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edwin and Carrie (Woodring) Unangst.

He was a 1942 graduate of Allentown High School.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in Guam and the South Pacific, and was awarded three Bronze Stars for bravery.

He was an optician and worked for Linden Optical for 47 years until retiring.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Howertown.

Mary "Mitzi" A. Leiner

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Peter's Catholic Church

Mary "Mitzi" A. Leiner, of Coplay, died Feb. 14, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of William L. Leiner for 63 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Stoltzer) Gasper.

She was an assembler for the former General Electric Company, Allentown for 17 years.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay, where she volunteered for church functions.

She was formerly a volunteer with the Coplay Fire Company.

Eileen "Betty" B. Conner

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired Jo-Mar Mfg. floor lady

Eileen "Betty " B. Conner, 86, of Allentown, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Marshall E. Conner for 54 years.

She was a daughter of the late Earl and Nellie (Bamberger) Baer.

She was a floor lady at Jo-Mar Manufacturing, Allentown, for many years until retiring.

She attended Westminster Village Adult Day Care.

Mabel Demko

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Mabel Demko, 83, of Northampton, died Feb. 9, 2013, at Gracedale Nursing Home.

She was the daughter of the late Jacob and Berhta (Resh) Demko.

She is survived by three sisters, Pauline, Gertude and Pearl; two brothers, George and Donald; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Jacob James.

Contributions may be made to Gracedale, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth, 18064.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.

Louis "Lefty" J. Serensits

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former clothing factory traffic manager

Louis "Lefty" J. Serensits, 92, of Northampton, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Julia A. (Toth) Serensits for 67 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late August and Anna (Malits) Serensits.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He was a traffic manager for the former Cross Country Clothes for many years.

He was a member of the Queenship of Mary Church and its Holy Name Society.

Mary Vitovitch

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary Vitovitch, 85, of Northampton, died Feb. 3, 2013, in Northampton Village. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Vitovitch.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Deutsch) Grol.

She was a sewing machine operator for the Billera Brothers for many years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church. She was a former member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Anne Bodish

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Neff's Hotel co-proprietor

Anne Bodish, 69, of Schnecksville, died Feb. 4, 2013, at home. She was the wife of Douglas Bodish.

Born in Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Stampa) Flynn.

She was the former co-proprietor of Neff's Hotel, Neffs.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.

Thomas W. Paxson

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Allentown Central Catholic grad

Thomas W. Paxson, 74, of Allentown, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Cedarbrook. He was the husband of Maryrose (Donahue) Paxson for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William A. and Hilda E. (Roth) Paxson.

He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown Central Cathoilic High School.

He was in the U.S Army.

He was a technician in the plating department of General Electric, Allentown. He retired in 2000 from the former Southeastern Clinical Laboratories where he was a courier.