Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 22, 2018

Brian L. Werley

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Brian L. Werley, 68, of Whitehall, died May 19, 2018, at home.

He was a son of the late Dorothea (Holben) Dotterer and Sterling A. Werley of Seipstown.

He was in the National Guard.

He was a private fleet driver at Kraft Foods for 36 years. He drove 3,400,000 miles without a single accident.

He was a member of Weisenberg Lutheran Church, New Tripoli.

Carl Clayton Reimer

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church member

Carl Clayton Reimer, 94, of Allentown and formerly of Bath, died May 13, 2018, at his home in the Luther Crest campus. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Miltenberger Reimer for 68 years.

Born in Bath, he was a son of the late Clayton S. and Mabel A. (Landes) Reimer.

He graduated from Northampton High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Muhlenberg College. He then earned a doctoral degree from Syracuse University.

He worked as a manufacturing manager of synthetic fibers for 31 years with the DuPont Company.

Billie Ann Wargo

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for DayTimers

Billie Ann Wargo, 75, formerly of Allentown, died May 20, 2018, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth.

Born in Magnolia, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Stella (Talley) Smith.

She worked for the former DayTimers and then, for five years, at Nestle Waters until she retired.

She is survived by a daughter, Lindsay of Whitehall; a son, Justin of Bethlehem; and a granddaughter, Rhiannon.

There will be a calling hour 6-7 p.m., followed by a memorial service 7 p.m., both May 24 at the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.

Raymond C. Spangler Jr.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Raymond C. Spangler Jr., 90, of Whitehall, died May 8, 2018, at Fellowship Manor. He was the husband of the late Anna (Kostiw) Spangler.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Raymond C. Sr. and Esther (Atherholt) Spangler.

He was in the U.S. Navy during both World War II and the Korean conflict.

He was retired, after 21 years, from Stroh Brewery. He worked previously at Bethlehem Steel and the Lehigh Valley Dairy.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton, and was a longtime pierogi volunteer.

Mark A. Gill

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Mark A. Gill, 44, of Northampton, died May 4, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the fiancé of Tammy Palacios.

Born in Huddersfield, England, he was a son of the late Antony Gill and Diane E. Crossland of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

He was a 1992 graduate of Freedom High School.

He was a countertop fabricator for Stofanak Custom Cabinetry, Bethlehem.

Taylor L. Hutnick

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Northampton Area High School graduate

Taylor L. Hutnick, 26, of Palmerton, died May 8, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, as a result of a vehicular accident. She was the fiance of Jason M. Orlando, with whom she resided.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Kris R. (Pascoe) and her husband Aaron G. Leibovitz of Whitehall and Daniel S. and his wife Jessica (Conely) Hutnick of Bethlehem.

She was a 2009 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

She was the general manager of the Days Inn on Airport Road, Allentown.

Sylvia J. Chittick

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Bath

Sylvia J. Chittick, 85, of Allentown, and formerly of Bath, died May 13, 2018, at Westminster Village, Allentown. She was the wife of John Chittick for 65 years.

Born in Londonderry City, Northern Ireland, she was a daughter of the late Harry Ming and Mary Ann (Howard) Ming.

She was a secretary for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in Belfast, Ireland, for several years before retiring in 1997 and moving to the United States.

Robert G. Fray

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

Robert G. Fray, 78, of Bethlehem, died May 13, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services I, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Margaret “Maggie” R. (Schlamb) Fray for six years.

Born in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late George W. and Marjory (Magee) Fray.

He was an accountant for Fluidics Company, Philadelphia, for 15 years before he retired in 2017.

He was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville, where he assisted with the church work crew.

He was a member of The Fight Club, a Bethlehem cancer support group.

Kenneth S. Getz Jr.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Kenneth S. Getz Jr., 70, of Northampton, died May 12, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Elaine (Handlovic) Getz for 46 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Kenneth S. Getz Sr. and Joan (Bowman) Getz.

He was a truck driver for 43 years with various trucking firms in the Lehigh Valley until he retired in 2015.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kevin W. and Scott A, both of Northampton.

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