Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Anna Marie Bandel

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Fullerton

Anna Marie Bandel, 96, formerly of Fullerton, died June 23, 2018, at Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of the late Adam G. Bandel for 62 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Long) Horvath.

She worked for many years at various garment mills, including Dianne Fashion, in Allentown.

She was a member of the former Our Lady of Hungary Catholic Church, Northampton, and attended St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Theresa A. Sommers

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Theresa A. Sommers, 88, of Coplay, died June 25, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late John L. Sommers.

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

She was a seamstress for various factories for many years until she took retirement. She was a member of International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

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

Floyd A. Faust

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Lions Club member

Floyd “Butch” A. Faust, 76, of Whitehall and formerly of Catasauqua, died June 25, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospice-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Karen (Newhard) Faust for 51 years.

Born in Lower Macungie, he was a son of the late Floyd E. and Arline G. (Foster) Faust.

He was a 1959 Catasauqua High School graduate and a graduate of the former Churchman’s Business School of Easton.

He was, for many years, a computer operator for Merchants National Bank and, more recently, for Binney & Smith Company until he retired.

Jill Martin

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Coplay

Jill Martin, 59, of Bokeelia, Fla., and formerly of Coplay, died June 22, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Coaldale. She was the wife of Ken W. Martin of Florida for 15 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Alois and Rose (Sommer) Holencik.

She was a Northampton High School graduate.

Most recently, she was a driver for Sovereign Health Care.

She was a member of the painters union. She volunteered with Bootstrap Homeless Ministry.

Phyllis S. Roman

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John Fisher Catholic Church member

Phyllis S. Roman, 80, of Egypt, died June 26, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of Stephen A. Roman for 60 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Kish) Piervallo.

She was a 1955 graduate of Whitehall High School.

She was employed previously by Household Finance, Allentown, as a comptometer operator and, later, at Rost Industries, Northampton.

She was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church, North Catasauqua, and the church choir. She sang in Holy Trinity’s parish choir, Whitehall, as well.

Michael T. Dundon

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John Fisher Catholic Church member

Michael T. Dundon, 71, of Schnecksville, died June 27, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of Dorothy A. (Knish) Dundon for 48 years.

Born in Binghamton, N.Y., he was a son of the late William Dundon and Wilma (Roper) Compton.

He was a clerk for Erie/Lackawanna Railroad, Conrail & Norfolk Southern for 41 years before he retired in 2007.

He was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

He was a former member of Schnecksville Fire Company and the fire police.

Helen M. Kovacs

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Coplay

Helen M. Kovacs, 90, formerly of Coplay, died June 29, 2018, at Renaissance Home, Northampton. She was the wife of the late Rudolph “Rudy” A. Kovacs.

Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late Frederick J. and Esther I. (Butz) Masenheimer.

She was an EPI operator at the former Western Electric/AT&T, Allentown, for 32 years until she retired in 1980.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station, where she was a former member of the evangelism and growth committee.

Elizabeth A. Phillips

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Whitehall Mall

Elizabeth “Betty” A. Phillips, 86, formerly of Whitehall, died June 26, 2018, at Luther Crest, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Ronald W. Phillips for 48 years.

Born in Swoyersville, she was a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Ethel C. (Lewis) Mack.

She was a floor supervisor and payroll clerk at the former Percy Brown’s Cafeteria and then Seafood Shanty at Whitehall Mall for many years.

Joan E. Leshak

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Joan E. Leshak, 58, of Northampton, died June 17, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the companion of Walter Lindzius for 25 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Metro and Jane (Naypouer) Leshak.

She was an administrative assistant at various companies across the country over the years.

In addition to her companion, she is survived by a twin sister, Jane Leshak.

Funeral services will be private.

Contributions may be made to the Northampton Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Joseph M. Keglovitz

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

accountant

Joseph M. Keglovitz, 82, of Allentown, died by his loving family June 15, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of Louise M. (Deutsch) Keglovitz for 57 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Schlederer) Keglovitz.

He was a 1954 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School. He graduated from the former Allentown College, now DeSales University.

He was an accountant for 41 years at Air Products, Allentown, until he retired in 2000.

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