Parkland Press

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Parkland Red, Gray get season underway

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Sports

The Parkland youth wrestling teams opened their season recently.

The following are highlights of their recent matches.

Parkland Red 54,

Palisades 40

The Parkland Red team got pins from Blake Dergham, Leo Dauberman, Trey Tremba and Evan Sutton in a win over Palisades. Parkland’s Chase Kruk, Matthew Velez, Evan Amadio, Leo Kern and Kale Kumernitsky earned wins by forfeit in the match.

Northwestern 45,

Parkland Red 39

John E. Dreisbach

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Joseph the Worker

John E. Dreisbach, 80, of Schnecksville, died Jan. 3, 2018, in his home.

He and his wife Anita F. (Minet) Dreisbach were married 57 years.

Born Jan. 26, 1937, in Northampton, he was the son of the late John S. and Anna T. (Slokliklowitz) Dreisbach.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during a peacetime era.

The store manager of Macy’s in the Lehigh Valley Mall for 20 years, he retired in 2001.

Before that, he worked in the same capacity at the former Hess’s, Allentown, for 22 years.

Martin P. Bright

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John’s UCC

Martin P. “Marty” Bright, 58, of Coplay, and a guest at Westminster Village, Allentown, died peacefully Jan. 3, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township, surrounded by his loving and dedicated family.

He and his wife Kathleen A. (Deutsch) were married 32 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Joyce Bishop Bright of Bethlehem and the late Paul N. Bright who died in 2002.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

He honorably served his country in both the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

Hilda L. Yeager

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ziegels UCC

Hilda L. Yeager, 98, of Weisenberg Township, died Jan. 3, 2018, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

She was the widow of Lesher Yeager.

Born in Weisenberg Township, she was the daughter of the late Melvin and Helen (Diehl) Lackey.

Along with her husband, she was a farmer all her life in Weisenberg Township.

She was a member of Ziegels United Church of Christ, Breinigsville.

Marion D. Becker Stuhltrager

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

inspector at former J.G. Furniture

Marion D. Becker Stuhltrager, 92, of Allentown, formerly of Walnutport, died Jan. 4, 2018, in her home.

She was the wife of the late Phillip Stuhltrager, Willard F. Becker and Randolph A. Pfaff Sr.

Born June 8, 1925, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Carrie (Rentzheimer) Diehl.

She was an inspector for the former J.G. Furniture, Quakertown, for 20 years before retiring.

Her survivors include children Charles Fink, Charlotte Kacapyr, Dolores Neas, Dennis and Darrell Pfaff, Marilyn Navarre; 21 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Margaret Bridget Boyle

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

librarian in New York City schools

Margaret Bridget Boyle died Dec. 28, 2017.

Born March 15, 1933, in New York City, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Madge and John Francis Boyle.

Known as “Peggy,” she lived in the Inwood section of Manhattan almost her entire life.

The later years of her life she lived in Bronxville, N.Y. and then in Pennsylvania to be close to her brother, John, and his son, Sean.

She attended Good Shepard Elementary School, Sacred Heart of Mary High School, Manhattanville College and then Columbia University for her Master of Science degree in library science.