Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, February 23, 2020

John E. Schlosser

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Mary’s Catholic Church member

John E. Schlosser, 75, of Whitehall, died Dec. 25, 2019, at Fellowship Community, Whitehall. He was the husband of Angela A. (Parillo) Schlosser for 53 years.

He was the son of the late John M. and Lillian (Leabold) Schlosser.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Cedar Crest College, Allentown.

He was an Airman 1st Class in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

He was a manager of information systems for 35 years for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, until he retired in 2009.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Catasauqua.

Donna A. Knoblach

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

NASD administrative assistant

Donna A. Knoblach, 61, of Northampton, died Dec. 23, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Donald A. Bilder Sr. and the late Barbara (Ondrejca) Bilder.

She was an administrative assistant to the special education department head for the Northampton Area School District for many years before retiring. She was a longtime member of the National Honor Society, NASD.

She was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Northampton.

Erna J. Weber

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church member

Erna J. Weber, 93, of Whitehall, died Dec. 30, 2019, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Weber.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Gustav and Julia (Tapler) Hadl.

She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Fullerton.

She was an active member of the Coplay Saengerbund.

Wendy D. Nahf

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Wendy D. Nahf, 76, of Northampton, died Dec. 29, 2019, at home. She was the wife of David L. Nahf for 54 years.

Born in Leicester, England, she was a daughter of the late James and Phyllis (Weeden) Sturgess.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Spencer and his wife Bethann, Corey and his wife Kim and Deborah; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Paul.

Services are private.

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

John J. Mayers

Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Bath Lions Club member

John J. Mayers, 83, of Northampton, died Dec. 15, 2019, at the Gardens for Memory Care, Easton. He was the husband of the late Helen Ann Mayers.

He was a son of the late Charles and Sarah (Heffelfinger) Mayers.

He was a laborer for 27 years for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation until he retired in 2001.

He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Bath.

He was a longtime member of Bath Lion’s Club and was one of the founding members of Petersville Rod and Gun Club, Bath.

Claire E. Legath

Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Claire E. (Koetting) Legath, 88, of Whitehall, died Dec. 23, 2019. She was the wife of John F. Legath for 66 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a 1950 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.

She was a seamstress at Phoenix Clothes for more than 33 years until retiring.

She enjoyed spending time at the Coplay Saengerbund.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John Jr. and his wife Nancy; two grandsons, Steve and Tom; nieces; nephews; and extended family.

Harold W. Hahn

Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club member

Harold “Harry” W. Hahn, 69, of Allentown, died Dec. 19, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospice-Cedar Crest. He was the former husband of Sharon Hahn.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Russel and Virginia Hahn.

He was in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam era.

He was a press forge operator for many years for Bonney Forge before retiring. He worked for the former Rodale Company distribution center.

He was a member of Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club, Northampton, and of the Howard L. Peter American Legion Post 576, Allentown.

Nadine E. Yankowy

Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Nadine E. Yankowy, 42, of Northampton, died Dec. 21, 2019. She was the wife of Jerome J. Yankowy Jr. for eight years.

Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of George and Ann (Bonner) Nalesnik of Nesquehoning.

She was a 1995 graduate of Panther Valley High School. She graduated from Lycoming College in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

She worked as a patient safety nurse for St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem.

Gerald S. Hutterer

Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

Gerald S. Hutterer, 72, formerly of Catasauqua and Richmond, Va., died Dec. 21, 2019, at Cornerstone Living, New Tripoli. He was the husband of Dianna R. (Lynn) Hutterer for 34 years.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Joseph G. and Evelyn M. (Snyder) Hutterer.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era, earning the rank of Sp4.