Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Anthony Makris

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Fullerton American Legion member

Anthony “Tony” Makris, 90, of Easton, died July 28, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Patricia (Rush) Makris for 23 years and of the late Harriet Dexter (Ballweg) Makris.

Born in Bayonne, N.J., he was a son of the late Alex and Angela (Hartacolis) Makris.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a disabled American veteran.

Marianna B. Trout

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Marianna B. Trout, 95, of Whitehall, died Aug. 4, 2019, at Manor Care, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Kermit H. Trout.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Hodge) Tognoli.

She was a 1942 graduate of Whitehall High School.

She owned and operated a hair salon for many years.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Ronald W. Lokay

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption of the BVM Church member

Ronald W. Lokay, 77, of Northampton, died Aug. 7, 2019, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Patti (Miko) Lokay for 56 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William and Susan A. (Nederostek) Lokay.

He was an airman second class in the U.S. Air Force Security Services — the Silent Warriors.

He was a computer operator at Mack Trucks, from which he retired after 33 years, and where he was a union steward. He then worked part-time for H&R Block. He was a videographer and operated Ron Lokay Productions.

Betty T. Moll

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s UCC member

Betty T. Moll, 90, formerly of Fullerton, died Aug. 3, 2019, at Fellowship Community. She was the wife of the late William A. Moll for 61 years.

She was an Avon representative and was an election official at the poll at the Jefferson Street Playground.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton, where she served on the consistory, sang in the choir, taught Sunday school and was a quilter.

Paul E. Herrmann

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

master cabinetmaker

Paul E. Herrmann, 81, died recently. He was the husband of Elisabeth Herrmann.

He was a master cabinetmaker for Ace Hotel and Bar Supply, Allentown, and was retired from Ritter and Smith Lumber Company, Allentown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Barbara with Michael, Heidi and Wendy with Curt; four grandchildren, Kyle, Marcus, Alex and Liesel; and a brother, Hans.

He was predeceased by a sister, Joanna Nikles; and a son-in-law, Jeffrey.

His life celebration will be celebrated privately.

Donald C. Rex

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Slatington

Donald C. Rex, 76, of Slatington, died Aug. 5, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Benner) Rex for 57 years.

Born in Schnecksville, he was the son of the late Raymond A. and Stella B. (Muth) Rex.

A mechanic at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 43 years, he retired in 2007. While at Mack Trucks, he served as fire chief of the fire brigade.

He was past president of the Slatington Jaycees and a member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs.

Jay V. Anthony Sr.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Jay V. Anthony Sr., 57, of Coplay, died July 25, 2019. He was the husband of Brenda Anthony.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harold and Gloria (Koehler) Anthony.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Christina and her husband John Kwiatkowski and Jayne and her husband Christopher Sorrentino; a son, Jay Jr.; six grandchildren, Madelyn, Joseph, Michael, Lindsay, Alex and Kaitlyn; a brother, Harold Jr. and his wife Tammy; and three sisters, Linda Mauer, Sandra Schuler and Judith and her husband Gary Seagreaves.

Richard P. Dorney

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Center Valley

Richard P. Dorney, 88, of Center Valley, died July 28, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital’s inpatient hospice unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Eunice M. (McKee) Dorney for 48 years.

Born in Cetronia, he was a son of the late Warren P. and Mabel (Stauffer) Dorney.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard. In August 1950, he was ordered into active duty and was deployed to Korea. He achieved the rank of Sgt. 1st Class and was awarded the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal for his service.

Dorothy I. Tanczos

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Point Phillips

Dorothy I. Tanczos, 94, of Bethlehem, died at Galilee House, Moravian Hall Square, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Tanczos.

Born in Point Phillips, Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Quilles and Hannah (Remaly) Silfies.

She attended a one-room schoolhouse in Point Phillips and in 1943 graduated from Nazareth High School.

She worked at the Bath Post Office and in the offices of Vultee Aircraft, Mack Trucks and the Mason-Dixon trucking company, all in Allentown.

Helen A. Klock

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Cementon

Helen A. Klock, 85, of Allentown, died July 24, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late Dee R. Klock.

Born in Cementon, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Theresa (Burritsch) Wagner and was the third youngest of 15 siblings.

She was a seamstress for several years before becoming a stay-at-home mother.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandi A. Klock, at home; two grandchildren, Kaila and Jonathon; and a great-granddaughter, Rain.