Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Ronald J. Duld

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Ronald J. Duld, 61, of Coplay, died Nov. 26, 2018, in his home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph E. and Hilda S. (Tapler) Duld.

He was a Central Catholic High School graduate.

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

He was employed by the former Bethlehem Steel for 17 years.

He is survived by a brother, Robert J. and his wife Joanna Duld of Hellertown.

He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph A. Duld.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA, 22215.

Peter M. Germani III

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Peter M. Germani III, 59, of Northampton, died Jan. 2, 2019, at home, after fighting a yearlong battle with cancer. He was the husband of Rebecca J. (Moll) Germani for 24 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Peter M. II and Vilma (Kish) Germani of Macungie.

He was a superintendent for a construction company.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a son, Peter M. IV; two daughters, Emily A. and Cassidy; two brothers, Joe and his wife Nancy and Jeffrey and his wife Kim; and a sister, Loretta and her husband Tony Lupi.

Services will be private.

Faith Diane Crouthamel

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Sac’s Citgo Service co-owner

Faith Diane Crouthamel, 79, died Dec. 26, 2018, at her home in Coplay. She was the wife of Samuel A. Crouthamel for over 38 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of John and Christine (Santee) Roberts.

She was a 1957 Emmaus High School graduate.

She worked at PP&L, Allentown, followed by many years with Fuller Company, Catasauqua. She also worked at Rock Hill Concrete Company, Catasauqua. She and her husband co-owned Sac’s Citgo Service, Coplay. She was an Avon regional distributor until the time of her death.

Elinor Groller

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth Golden Agers member

Elinor Groller, 89, of Fullerton, died Dec. 23, 2018, at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Groller for 59 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Malenky) Lucik.

She was an administrative assistant for more than 20 years with J.C. Ehrlich Pest Control, Allentown, until she retired.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church. She also attended Mass regularly in the Chapel of Sacred Heart, St. Luke’s University Hospital.

Thomas D. Jaindl Sr.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

earned two Bronze Stars

Thomas D. Jaindl Sr. of Kissimmee, Fla., died Nov. 30, 2018, at his residence at Kissimmee Village. He was the husband of the late Shirley (DeWalt) Jaindl.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Herman and Evelyn (Battley) Jaindl.

He was, while in the U.S. Army, a mechanic at the Nevada Proving Grounds and witnessed two atomic bomb tests. He was in the Korean War where he earned two Bronze Stars and the Combat Infantry Badge.

Ryan T. Snyder

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Northampton Area High School graduate

Ryan T. Snyder, 28, of Bethlehem, died suddenly Dec. 25, 2018, at home from a left anterior descending coronary artery occlusion. He was the husband of Emily L. (Leibold) Snyder for two years.

Born in Phillipsburg, N.J., he was a son of Timothy J. and Carol D. (Weber) Snyder.

He was a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

For the past three and a half years, he was a mixologist at the Bookstore Speakeasy, Bethlehem. He was previously a longtime life guard for the Nazareth Borough Pool.