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Monday, December 18, 2017

Agnes M. Frisch

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worker at former General Electric

Agnes M. Frisch, 95, of Orefield, died Feb. 4, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her family.

She was the wife of the late Charles Frisch.

Born Sept. 26, 1917, in Coplay, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Agnes (Schwartz) Yost.

She was an assembly worker at the former General Electric, Allentown, for 23 years before retiring.

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

Eugene Dimovitz

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Macungie Christian Community

Eugene Dimovitz, 61, of Breinigsville, died Feb. 10, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital.

He and his wife Melanie D. (Derr) Dimovitz were married 37 years Dec. 20, 2012.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Rose Dimovitz.

A retired equipment operator for Kraft Foods, he previously worked at Bonney Forge and Sondra Manufacturing.

He was a member of Macungie Christian Community.

He was a past president and very active member of Western Lehigh Lions Club.

Eileen B. Conner

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

floor lady at Jo-Mar

Eileen B. "Betty" Conner, 86, of Allentown, died peacefully Feb. 4, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, with her loving family by her side.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Nellie (Bamberger) Baer.

She and her husband Marshall E. Conner were married 54 years at the time of his death on Nov. 10, 1998.

She was a floor lady at Jo-Mar Manufacturing, Allentown, for many years until retiring.

She enjoyed attending Westminster Village Adult Daycare.

Ernest W. Schleicher

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

active with Pa. German Cultural Center

Ernest W. Schleicher, 87, a resident of Luther Crest, South Whitehall Township, formerly of Mount Penn, Reading, died Feb. 10, 2013.

He and his wife Grace I. (Fisher) Schleicher were married 57 years in September 2012.

Born in West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late Clayton P. and Estella A. (Wehr) Schleicher.

He graduated from Tamaqua High School in 1943.

A World War II veteran, he served in the U.S. Navy as a fire controlman aboard the USS Cabot in the South Pacific.

Alice E. Roberts

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Lehigh Furnace

Alice E. Roberts, 76, of Kutztown, formerly of Slatington, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the widow of Barry Roberts.

Born in Lehigh Furnace, she was a daughter of the late James and Carrie (Werley) Clauss.

She worked for the former Paris Neckwear, Walnutport, for 18 years and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Slatington.

Herman A. Ginder

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Butz Construction Co.

Herman A. Ginder, 85, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died Feb. 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

He was the widower of Jane F. (Roessler) Ginder.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur and Esther (Bowman) Ginder.

A carpenter all his life, he worked for Butz Construction Co. for many years where he was a foreman.

He was a member of Carpenter Union 600.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He then went to the Naval Academy from 1947-50.

Paul C. Fisher

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

founded former Lehigh Business Forms

Paul C. Fisher, 71, of New Tripoli, died peacefully in his home Feb. 6, 2013.

He was the husband of the late Christine M. (Cope) Fisher.

Born March 8, 1941, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice (Hager) Fisher.

He retired in 2002 after a successful 35-year career in which he and his wife founded the former Lehigh Business Forms Inc. in 1977, which later became PrintConcepts.

Laila M. Arndt

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played piano at St. Paul's, Seiberlingsville

Laila M. Arndt, 96, from Kutztown, died Jan. 30, 2013, in Reading.

She was the widow of Edward F. Arndt.

Born in Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Llewellyn and Minnie (Grim) Danner.

A farmer for many years in Weisenberg Township, she sold Stanley and Fuller home products at Leesport Auction for more than 30 years.

She also sold household items for 22 years and worked at Phoenix Antique Market, Allentown, for eight years.

A member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Fogelsville, she was a member of the Ladies Aide and Altar Guild.

Raymond Bottazzi

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Mack Trucks

Raymond "Ray" Bottazzi, 88, a longtime resident of Catasauqua, Whitehall Manor and Traditions of Hanover, died peacefully Jan. 29, 2013.

Born in Northampton, Mass., he was a son of the late Carmine and Assunta (Pignatello) Bottazzi.

He and his wife,Anna Mae (Hopkins) Bottazzi, were married 48 years at the time of her death on May 1, 2003.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 12th Fighter Squadron in the South Pacific, and was honored with five Bronze Stars for his bravery.

Bonita L. Reeve

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Asbury Methodist Church

Bonita L. Reeve, 81, of Orefield, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late Herbert Reeve, who died May 8, 2012.

Born in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Margaret (Robinson) Propsner.

A member of Asbury United Methodist Church, South Whitehall, she was involved in the Sunday School program and enjoyed the library and Bible study.

She visited Puerto Rico on a mission trip and was an avid bird watcher.