Parkland Press

Friday, June 23, 2017

Carl B. Miller Sr.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

union carpenter

Carl B. Miller Sr., 86, of Allentown, formerly of Lynnport, died May 2, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

His wife, Betty J. (Frantz) Miller, died in 2014.

Born in Heidelberg Township, he was a son of the late Ralph and Maggie L. (Billig) Miller.

He was a union carpenter until retiring in 1993.

His survivors include daughters Linda M. Miller of Orefield, Sandra E., wife of Ray E. Kline of Bally, and Cindy M., wife of Scott Erney of New Ringgold; son, Carl B. (Jennie) Miller Jr. of New Tripoli; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Patty L. Coleman

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

cook at The Devine School

Patty L. Coleman, 64, of Breinigsville, died May 2, 2017, in her home.

She was the wife of the late Paul E. Coleman.

Born in Ashland, she was the daughter of the late Warren Maurer and Gloria (Reed) Maurer Wehry and stepfather Daniel Wehry.

A cook at The Devine School, Wescosville, she enjoyed painting and spending time with her grandchildren.

Ella A. Nottle

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

dedicated Penn State fan

Ella A. Nottle, 81, of Whitehall Township, died peacefully April 30, 2017.

She was the wife of Wayne R. Nottle for almost 61 years.

Born in Nazareth, she was the only child of the late Clayton and Evelyn (Meyers) Messinger.

A 1953 graduate of Nazareth Area High School, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from Moravian College in 1957.

She worked for the YWCA in Chester, the Girls Scouts in Allentown, was co-proprietor of the former Nottle’s Diner, J.C. Penney camera department, and was a sales representative for L’eggs products.

Nicholas R. Beitler

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

landscaper for Elegant Lawn Care

Nicholas R. Beitler, 34, of Coplay, died May 4, 2017, in his home.

He and his wife Jessica L. (Bartholomew) Beitler were married seven years.

Born Oct. 17, 1982, in Allentown, he was the son of Robert C. Beitler and his wife, Angela of Neffs and Karen L. (Bowling) Beitler-Beil and her husband, Thomas, of Allentown.

He was a landscaper for Elegant Lawn Care, Bangor.

James L. Roma

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Cetronia Fire Co.

James L. Roma, 87, of Allentown, died May 8, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Elizabeth C. (Bauer) Roma were married 64 years last June 27.

Born Jan. 12, 1930, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Peter and Anna (Kern) Roma.

He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard for 17 years and the Air Force Reserve for three years.

A member of Carpenter’s Lehigh Valley Union Local 600, he was employed at Duggan and Marcon Inc., Allentown and Roma Development Co., South Whitehall Township, before retiring.

Carolyn L. Ott

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

won Shirley Temple look-alike contest

Carolyn L. Ott, 88, of South Whitehall Township, died April 29, 2017, in Luther Crest Health Care Center, South Whitehall.

She was the wife of the late William T. Ott who died in 1985.

They were married on Easter Sunday, which was also her birthday in 1946.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late James W. and Helen E. (Lawfer) Daubert.

She worked as a caregiver for Senior Solutions for several years before retiring and previously as a clerk for H. Leh and Co.

She was a former member of United Church of Christ Greenawalds.

Elizabeth Estok

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Elizabeth “Betty” Estok, 94, of Lynnport, died April 26, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Himchak) Kacsuta.

She was married to John C. Estok who died in 1983.

During World War II, she worked for the federal government and helped organize and establish wartime rationing in Pittsburgh.

After the war, she went to work in public relations for the Pittsburgh Press and later with the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

Lisa Green

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

store manager for Bed, Bath and Beyond

Lisa A. Green, 32, of Breinigsville, formerly of Palmerton, died unexpectedly April 27, 2017, at her home.

She was a store manager for Bed, Bath and Beyond for the last 16 years, and loved spending time at the beach.

Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of Lenora (George) Green Robertson and the late Donald L. Green.

Her survivors include her mother and stepfather Gerald Robertson of Palmerton; uncle Leon George II and wife, Danielle, of Lehighton; cousins; former husband Christopher Bragg; and in-laws Donna and Barry Kilpatrick.

Lucy Jane Sterner

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Northwestern Lehigh graduate

Lucy Jane Sterner, 68, died April 22, 2017, in her home in Hancock, Md.

Born Jan. 22, 1949, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Lillian Rupp.

A 1966 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, New Tripoli, she was a 1970 graduate of Hood College, Frederick, Md., with a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education and English.

She was an English teacher at Southern Fulton High School until her retirement. She also held the position of assistant girls basketball coach at the school for 20 years.

Earl M. Nothstein Jr.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Earl M. Nothstein Jr., aka “Junior” Nothstein, 84, of Allentown, died April 29, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital with his loving family at his side.

He and his wife Leona F. (Hinnershitz) Nothstein were married in November 1960.

Born in Trexlertown, he was a son of the late Earl M. Sr. and Sally (McClellan) Nothstein.

He co-owned, with his brother Wayne, Nothstein Ford, Kutztown, in the 1960s and Nothstein Dodge, Trexlertown, from 1970-83.