Mrs. Hannah Chadwick
Mrs. Hannah Chadwick, 90, of Nazareth, formerly
of Walutport, died Sunday in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was
the widow of Joseph S. Chadwick.
She was a blocker for the Allegheny Ribbon Mill,
Quakertown, until retiring.
Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late
Edward H. and Susanna L. (Kline) Reese.
She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational
Surviving are a sister, Sara Ford of Kissimmee,
Fla.; and nieces and nephews.
Jerome R. Reese
Jerome R. Reese, 48, of Walnutport, died Sunday
in his home. He was the husband of Sharon K. (Basso) Reese.
He was a commodities broker for JML Sales, Whitehall
Township, for two years, and previously was a finance manager of automobile
sales in the Lehigh Valley for 16 years.
Born in Baltimore, Md., he was a son of the late
Richard M. and Leona A. (Praglowski) Reese.
He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and
a Purple Heart and Air Medal recipient. He belonged to the American Legion
Post 750, Roseto, and the Bangor Elks Lodge.
Surviving in addition to his widow are a daughter,
Denise L., wife of Gregory D. Wilk of Coplay; a son, Mark R. Kroll, with
the Navy in Pensacola, Fla.; five brothers, Gordon L. of Allentown, Lawrence
W. of Whitehall, Wayne E. and Bruce D., both of Allentown, and Kenneth
A. of San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Anita L., wife of Brad Hockman of
East Stroudsburg, and Donna M. of Allentown; and three grandchildren.
Harry B. Cheesbrough Jr.
Harry B. Cheesbrough Jr. of North Catasauqua
died Monday in his home. He was the husband of Josephine (Majancsik) Cheesbrough.
They observed their 52nd wedding anniversary in July.
He owned and operated a poultry business and
an ornamental evergreen nuresry in Moore Township from 1949 until retiring
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harry
B. and Kathleen (Heilman) Cheesbrough.
He was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War
Surviving in addition to his widow are a son,
Harry B. II of Danielsville; two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren.
John J. Carrigan
John Joseph Carrigan, 62, of Concord, N.H., formerly
of Lowell, Mass., died Saturday in the St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boston,
Mass. He was the husband of Eleanor L. (Cathcart) Carrigan. They observed
their 34th wedding anniversary in August.
A graduate of the former University of Lowell
with a bachelor of science degree in engineering, he was a quality assurance
manager for the Raytheon Corporation, Lowell, before retiring in 1991 after
32 years of service.
Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late Thomas
and Marie (Sheehan) Carrigan.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic
Carrigan was a sergeant in the Air Force during
the Korean Conflict, having served with the 305th A & E Maintenance
Surviving in addition to his widow are a daughter,
Colleen C., wife of Stephen Vultaggio of Dunstable, Mass.; a brother Thomas
and two sisters, Dolores Gillespie and Patricia McFadden, all of Jim Thorpe;
and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Wilmer W. Rush
Mrs. Sallie C. Rush, 70, of Bedminster Township,
died Monday in her home following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of
Wilmer W. Rush. They were married for 51 years.
Born in Franconia Township, she was a daughter
of the late John M. and Lizzie (Clemens) Ruth.
She was a member of Deep Run Mennonite Church
East, Bedminster Township, where she provided baked goods and assisted
in the nursery department.
Mrs. Rush was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels,
Doylestown, for several years.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two
daughters, Linda R. of Portland, Ore., and Barbara E., wife of Randall
Schieck of Tamaqua; four sons, Linwood R. of Portland, Lawrence R. of Line
Lexington, Bucks County, and Donald R. and J. Mark, both of Perkasie; a
sister, Pearl Nyce of Norwood, Montgomery County; and 11 grandchildren.
Mrs. Mary C. Matthews
Mrs. Mary C. Matthews, 69, of Kresgeville, died
Monday in the Brookmont Health Care Center, Effort. She was the widow of
She was a realtor for Barbara Samet Realty, East
Stroudsburg, for five years before retiring, and previously was a supervisor
of sales representative for cosmetic companies for many years.
Born in Hamilton, Ohio, she was a daughter of
the late LeRoy and Bertha (Kelz) Theurer.
She was a volunteer for RSVP in Monroe County.
Mrs. Matthews was of the Protestant faith.
Surviving is a sister, Eleanor Hacker of Hemet,
The Kresge Funeral Home, Brodheadsville, is in
charge of the arrangements.
Frank Daderko, 72, of 306 Spruce St., Tamaqua,
died suddenly on Monday in the Miners Memorial Medical Center, Coaldale.
He was the husband of Helen (Revak) Daderko. They were married for 49 years.
Prior to retiring 10 years ago, he was a shovel
operator for the former Bethlehem Mines Corporation.
Born in Summit Hill, he was a son of the late
Michael and Mary (Powanda) Daderko.
He was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church,
Lansford, and the South Ward Fire Company, Tamaqua.
Daderko was a Merchant Marine veteran of World
Surviving in addition to his widow are a son
Dean of Tamaqua; three daughters, Lynn, wife of Jay Llewellyn of Jim Thorpe,
Nancy, wife of Dr. Peter Rodson of Bethlehem, and Karen, wife of James
Zurn of Lehighton; three brothers, John of Coaldale, Steve of Tamaqua and
Peter of Summit Hill; seven sisters, Nancy, Ann, wife of John Weaver, and
Irene, wife of Benjamin Davis, all of Summit Hill, Mary Bolick of Buffalo,
N.Y., Katherine, wife of Theodore Puschak of Coaldale, Betty of Dallas,
Pa., and Helen of Philadelphia; and nine grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Frank
M.; and a brother Michael.
The John Puschak Funeral Home, Coaldale, is in
charge of the arrangements, with services to be held from the Roche Funeral
Home, 237 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.
John Blaschak, 76, of Race St., Ringtown R.2,
a co-owner of the Blaschak Coal Company, died Sunday in the Good Samaritan
Hospital, Pottsville. He was the husband of Ruth (Gerber) Blaschak, a Tamaqua
Born in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late
Alexander and Anna (Dubiansky) Blaschak.
He was a member of St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic
Church, Shenandoah, the Holy Name Society of the church, the Union Township
Fire Company, Pottsville Club and the Travelers Protection Association.
Surviving in addition to his widow are two sons,
John of Mountoursville and Stephen of Williamsport; two daughters, Carol,
wife of Sal Kahane of Pittston, and Anita of Commer, Ga.; a brother Anthony
and a sister, Mary Ambrose, both of Ringtown; four grandchildren and nieces
He was also preceded in death by a brother Walter,
who died in 1988.
Charles Mundy, 68, of Warren, Ohio, died Monday
morning in the Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio. He was the husband
of Charlotte Mundy.
He was retired from the Van Huffel Tube Co.,
Born in Mauch Chunk, he was a son of the late
Charles and Barbara (Miller) Mundy.
He was an Army veteran.
Surviving in addition to his widow are two sons,
Charles of Kinsman, Ohio, and Thomas of Warren; a daughter Sheila of Warren;
a brother Frank of Hatfield; a sister, Ceil Sebelin of Jim Thorpe; and
two half-sisters, Judy Wood of Milwaukee, Wis., and Cathy Folmar of Chambersburg,
Funeral services will be held Thursday in Ohio.
Alice Mary Miller
Alice Mary Miller, 63, of 30 W. Philip St., Coaldale,
died Monday at Miners Memorial Medical Center where she was a patient two
She was employed at local garment factories and
also worked for Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Dougherty.
Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late
Fred and Margaret (Breslin) Miller.
She was a member of St. Mary of the ssumption
Catholic Church, Coaldale, and a graduate of the former St. Mary High School.
Surviving is a brother, Charles F., with whom
she resided, a sister, Anna Marie, wife of Henry 'Gene' Collier of Coaldale,
and three nephews.
The August M. Gulla Funeral Home, 130 E. Ridge
St., Coaldale, is in charge of arrangements.
November 13, 1996
Mrs. Marie C. Raibeck
Mrs. Marie C. Raibeck, 71, of 1317 Packerton
Dam Drive, Lehighton, died Monday in the St. Luke Hospital, Fountain Hill,
Bethlehem. She was the widow of Edward A. Raibeck.
She worked as a welder at the Frankford Arsenal
during World War II.
Born in Mount Carmel, she was a daughter of the
late James M. and Theresa (Covaleski) Manney.
She was a 1943 graduate of the former Mount Carmel
Catholic High School.
Mrs. Raibeck was of the Roman Catholic faith.
Surviving are a daughter Cynthia, wife of Francis
A. Bowman, with whom she resided; two sons, James M. of Allentown and Edward
M. of Albrightsville; a sister Theresa, wife of Joseph Tomaschik of Levittown;
two brothers, Leonard of Edison, N.J., and William, address unknown; and
The Campton Funeral Home, 525 Delaware Ave.,
Palmerton, is in charge of the arrangements.
Clayton V. Kunkel
Clayton V. Kunkel, 73, of Kempton R.2, died Monday
in his home.
He was a millwright for the former Western Electric
Company, Allentown, for 21 years before retiring in 1978.
Born in Lynn Township, he was a son of the late
Warren and Beulah (Rausch) Kunkel.
He was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church,
Kunkel was an Army veteran of World War II, a
life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kutztown, and a member of
the Lyons Fire Company No. 1.
Surviving are a son, Lee V. of Kempton R.2; two
sisters, Miriam, wife of Clifford Reichel of Kutztown, and Mrs. Arlene
Kistler of Trexlertown; four brothers, Howard of Kempton, Clarence and
Ellis, both of Kempton R.2, and Herman of Allentown; and nieces and nephews.
Allen R. Shanton
Allen R. Shanton, 30, of 7093 Channel One Sea
Village, in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., died Monday in the emergency room of
Columbia Brunswick Hospital, Supply N.C. He was the husband of Heather
A medical examiner said he died of a self-inflicted
gunshot wound of the chest.
Born in Palmerton, and raised in Lehighton, he
was a son of Richard J. Shanton of Tamaqua and LaVaun (Knappenberger) Shanton
He graduated from Lehighton High School and Stevens
Trade School, Lancaster. He later attended Alferd College, Alferd, N.Y.,
where he graduated in 1988 with an Associates Degree in Carpentry and Architecture.
He was self-employed and owned and operated his
own construction company in North Carolina.
He was a member of Salem UCC Church in East Penn
Surviving with his widow and parents is his maternal
grandmother, Edna G. Hahn of Lehighton; two brothers, Peter and Mark, both
of Lehighton, a sister, Paula, wife of David Breiner of Mantzville and
several nieces and nephews.
The Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, Fourth and
Iron Streets, Lehighton, is in charge of arrangements.
Charles W. Eberts
Charles W. Eberts, 78, of Andreas R.1, died this
morning in the Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of
the late Pearl (Schaefer) Eberts, who died May 25, 1994.
The Robert S. Nester Funeral Home, Snyders, Rt.
309, is in charge of arrangements.