Parkland Press

Friday, October 20, 2017

Dennis Cintron

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former Cetronia Fire Police captain

Dennis Cintron, 55 of Palmerton, died Aug. 17, 2017, in Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia.

Born Dec. 1, 1961, he was the son of the late Angelo Cintron and Margarita (Ortiz) Citron of Allentown.

He and his wife Deborah (Peckitt) Cintron were married Aug. 10, 1996.

A security guard for Wells Fargo, Allentown, he honorably served in the U.S. Army.

He was also a member of the Palmerton VFW and former captain of Cetronia Fire Police.

Lee E. Turner

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

resided at Cornerstone Living

Lee E. Turner, 74, formerly of Germansville, died Aug. 25, 2017, in Cornerstone Living Nursing Home New Tripoli.

He was the son of the late Leon E. and Beulah (Frey) Turner.

A gentle soul, he formerly attended a special needs school in Allentown.

His survivors include his sister Lana E., wife of Robert Fuhrmeister, of Middletown, Delaware; brothers Larry E. (Jeanette) Turner, with whom he formerly resided, and Linn E. (Cindy) Turner, all of Germansville; an aunt, Lovie Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

Dean K. Lakatosh Sr.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates

Dean K. Lakatosh, Sr., 83, from Neffs, died on Aug. 25, 2017, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

He and his wife Nancy A. (Balliet) Lakatosh were married 61 years.

Born March 7, 1934, in Slatington, he was the son of the late Joseph Sr. and Cora M. (Valora) Lakatosh.

He was an assembly line worker at Mack Trucks Inc., Macungie, for 25 years before retiring in 1990.

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1954, he dedicated much of his life to playing and coaching baseball, and watching his grandchildren’s sporting events.

Jeffrey C. Roth

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

diesel mechanic

Jeffrey C. Roth, 57, of Slatington, died Aug. 23, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife, Lori J. (Bennyhoff) Roth, were married 36 years in February.

He was the son of Paul Roth and the late Mary (Becker) Roth.

A diesel mechanic in the Lehigh Valley for many years, he honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by a son, Jacob of Lehighton; brother Paul of Bowmanstown; grandson Trevor and several cats.

His service will be private.

Donald D. Easton

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Life in Christ Church

Donald D. ”Pop” Easton, 89, of Walnutport, formerly of Coplay, died Aug. 20, 2017, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Florencia (Ongais) Easton and Beatrice (Crick) Easton.

Born Oct. 9, 1927, in Mattoon, Ill., he was the son of the late Don and Virgie (Eveland) Easton.

He was a terminal manager at Agway Petroleum Corp., formerly Phillips Petroleum Corp., Macungie, for 12 years before retiring in 1989.

Before that, he worked on the Phillips Petroleum Pipeline in various states for 15 years.

Larry R. Leiby

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

graduate of former Slatington High School

Larry R. Leiby, 78, of Slatington, formerly of Tampa, Fla., died Aug. 16, 2017, in his home.

He was the companion of Sandra J. (Schlegel) Kien for 43 years.

Born Aug. 7, 1939, in Palmerton, Carbon County, he was the son of the late Paul E. and Mildred E. (Smith) Leiby.

A 1957 graduate of the former Slatington High School, he owned and operated the former L&S Drapery, Tampa, for many years before retiring.

Before that, he was a cabinet maker in Allentown.

Bernard F. Sagan Sr.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former member of St. Joseph the Worker

Bernard F. “Ben” Sagan Sr., 82, formerly of Bethlehem, died Aug. 14, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Palmyra, where he was residing.

He and his wife Mary D. (Budihas), celebrated 58 years of marriage this month.

Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Stephen and Anna (Kovalchick) Saganowich.

He was an electrician with the former Graphic Management Associates, Allentown, for many years before retiring.

Before that, he was a sewing machine mechanic for various businesses in the Lehigh Valley.

Karen M. Neustadter

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

EMT for Kutztown Ambulance Corps

Karen M. Neustadter, 51, of Kutztown, died peacefully Aug. 15, 2017, surrounded by her loving family in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Douglas C. Neustadter would have been married 29 years in October.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Ronald A. and Joan M. (Bougher) DeLong.

A certified nursing assistant, phlebotomist and EMT, she most recently worked for Kutztown Ambulance Corps and Family Matters Home Health.

Before that, she worked for Lehigh Valley Hospital, The Lutheran Home at Topton and Country Meadows.

Joanne M. Oswald

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

sewing machine operator

Joanne M. Oswald, 55, of Coplay, died on Aug. 18, 2017, in ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem.

She and her husband Steven C. Oswald were married 13 years.

Born Jan. 23, 1962, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Edwin and Patricia Phyllis (Buss) Feist.

She was formerly a sewing machine operator at Tama Manufacturing, Northampton, for 15 years.

Bruce E. Mosser

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

sales representative for ATAS

Bruce E. Mosser, 63, of Slatington, died Aug. 8, 2017, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown.

Born Jan. 27, 1954, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Charles F. and Isabel (Price) Mosser.

He was an in-house sales representative for ATAS International Inc. in Allentown for many years before retiring.

His survivors include children Lee D. Mosser (Ashley) and Christopher N. Mosser (Gianna), both of Chicago, Ill., Alyse Wolff (Jimmy) of Bethlehem; siblings Charles F. Mosser III (Sandra) of Schnecksville, Sue A. Mosser of Slatington; and two grandsons.