Lucy Ricardo and Ethel Mertz. Lorelai Gilmore and Sookie St. James. Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Jones, Charlotte York and Miranda Hobbes. Dorothy Zbornak, Rose Nylund, Blanche Devereaux and Sophia Petrillo. Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson and Poussey Washington. Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone. Monica Geller, Rachel Green and Phoebe Buffay. Rhoda Morgenstern and Mary Richards.
Leah R. Bausch, 88, of Topton, died Sept. 7, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She was the widow of William J. Bausch, who died in 1992.
Born in New Smithville, Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Emma Barner.
A member of St. Peter’s Lynnville United Church of Christ, she was a graduate of the former South Whitehall High School.
She is survived by her daughter Donna K. Bausch, widow of Fred Block, of Norfolk, Va.
The 2019 St. Luke’s VIA Marathon was run on a beautiful Sept. 8 with more than 3,000 runners participating in the full marathon, half-marathon and relay categories.
Starting at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown the 26.2 mile race followed the D&L Trail to Bethlehem, where it looped through the city back to the D&L trail and continued to the finish line in Easton. Half the runners began their race on Main Street in Bethlehem.
Top finishers were:
Sean Grossman (23) 2:28:15, Matt Gillette (28) 2:34:10, Ian Walsh (33) 2:37:18,
Charles L. Bealer, 75, of Germansville, died Sept. 10, 2019, in Blough Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Bethlehem.
He was the husband of the late Patt J. (Lista) Bealer.
Born April 24, 1944, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul J. and Dorothy L. (Barthol) Bealer.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.
A draftsman for the former Bell Labs in New Jersey and Allentown for many years, he retired in 2004.
He was a longtime volunteer at the New Jersey Half Arabian Horse Association.
As we approach the Nov. 5 Municipal Election, the Parkland Press and the Northwestern Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office is the Oct. 3 edition.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.
Kathleen (Brown) Guarini, 63, of Schnecksville, died Sept. 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She and her husband, John S. Guarini, were married 39 years.
Born Dec. 25, 1955, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth L. Brown and Lorraine (Walker) Williams.
She was a licensed practical nurse at the former Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood, N.J. for 25 years before retiring in 2006.
Before that, she was employed at Albert Einstein Northern Medical Division in Philadelphia for five years.
Forty-two years ago Sept. 18, a remarkable photo was taken.
On Sept. 18, 1977, Voyager 1 captured the Earth and the moon in the same photo shot by a spacecraft from deep space.
Voyager 1, launched 13 days earlier from Cape Canaveral, Fla., was en route to the outer reaches of the solar system with the particular mission of glimpsing Jupiter and Saturn, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
This was not the first shot of the neighboring pair.
Allentown Health Bureau and Lehigh County state health centers will provide free naloxone as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s Stop Overdoses in PA initiative.
The naloxone distribution is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25, as long as supplies last.
In the Lehigh Valley, the event will take place at: Allentown Health Bureau, 245 N. 6th St., Allentown, and Lehigh County State Health Center, 3730 Lehigh St., Suite 206, Whitehall.
June L. Edwards, 92, formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 10, 2019, in Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, South Whitehall.
She was the wife of the late George E. Edwards.
Born June 1, 1927, in North Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late William and Celeste (Haydt) Roth.
A Lehigh Township High School graduate, she worked in various textile mills in the Lehigh Valley before retiring.
A member of the Franklin Social Club, Allentown, she was of the Lutheran faith.
Patricia A. Chlebowski-Eroh, 74, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., formerly of Allentown, died unexpectedly Sept. 11, 2019 in her home.
She was the wife of Richard J. Eroh and the late William F. Chlebowski.
Born Feb. 9, 1945, in Reading, Berks County, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Anna (Szaj) Binasiewicz.
She was the director of medical billing for several medical offices in Berks and Lehigh counties before retiring to her dream home at the beach.
She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.