Dorothy S. Kimak, 82, died March 20, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she resided for the past 17 years. She was the wife of Edward F. Kimak for 61 years.
A native of Northampton, she was a daughter of Paul and Mary (Gancaz) Smolick.
She was a 1948 graduate of Northampton High School.
She worked for Bell Labs (Western Electric) and at the Allen Township Municipal Building.
She was a member of the former St. Michael's Catholic Church, Northampton, and the choir and of the Rosary Society. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, St. Petersburg, Fla.
William "Willie" S. Ifkovits, 84, of Northampton died March 20, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of the late Lorraine M. (Gronotsky) Ifkovits.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Frank and Ida (Panny) Ifkovits.
He was a painter and paper hanger for more than 50 years.
Melvin F. Bartholomew, 79, of Catasauqua, died March 22, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Shirley A. (Steiner) Bartholomew.
Born in Barto, he was a son of the late Fred O. and Rachel (Grimm) Bartholomew.
He was in the U.S Navy during the Korean War.
He was a cement plasterer for Duggan and Marcon / Eason Exterior Wall Systems for many years until he retired in 1990.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 215, Catasauqua.
Mary A. Meyers, 88, of Slatington, died March 16, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Meyers.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Katharina (Mathis) Marth.
She worked for the former Modern Slacks, Northampton and Allentown, for many years.
She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Walnutport.
Dennis K. Hall, 66, of Treichlers, died March 20, 2013, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. He was the husband of Victoria L. Hall for 45 years.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Sherman and Kathryn (Mertz) Hall.
He was in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
He was an electrician in the 1BEW Local 375 for 42 years and retired in 2007.
He was a Lutheran.
Hermina (Minnie) Rose Weigl, 88, formerly of Northampton, died March 14, 2013, at Gracedale Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Edward S. Weigl for 44 years.
Born in Coplay and raised in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Hermina (Yost) Kroboth.
During World War II, she worked at the Bethlehem Steel. She was a machine operator at various garment mills and retired from Tama Manufacturing after 21 years of service.
She was a member of the Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, Northampton.
George R. Nederostek, 88, of Whitehall, died March 23, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Elizabeth "Betty" (Drabick) Nederostek for 66 years.
Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Jacob and Mary (Reznicki) Nederostek.
He was in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He worked at the Lafarge Cement Company, Whitehall, for 40 years.
He was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church and an honorary member of the Young at Heart.
He was a member of the Catholic War Veterans Post 454.
Eleanor M. Borger, 77, of Bethlehem and formerly of Kreidersville, died March 24, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late John H. Borger Jr.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William Mirth and late Elsie (Furst) Baylus.
She was a graduate of Bethlehem Business College.
She worked for the former Bethlehem Steel, the former Westinghouse Electric, and the former Western Electric, all in secretarial administration. She had an in-home child care service for many years.
Otto L. Hontz, 87, of Palmerton, died March 21, 2013, at Blue Mountain Health Systems - Palmerton Campus. He was the husband of Karline (Marsh) for 66 years.
Born in Weissport, he was a son of the late William and Jennie (Fulk) Hontz.
He was a cement worker for 38 years with the former Whitehall Cement Company until he retired in 1984.
He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville.
Frank J. Soldridge, 85, of Walnutport, died March 21, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Josephine A. (Uhnak) Soldridge.
Born in Whitehall, he was a son of the late Frank E. and Angela (Bult) Soldridge.
He was an army veteran of World War II.
He was a supervisor for Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 30 years until he retired in 1982. He operated the family farm.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall.