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Nonie Moore 
09/30/00
Nonie Moore, 89, of Easton, died Friday, Sept. 29, in the Easton Nursing Center. 
She worked in the housekeeping department of Lafayette College for several years. 
She was a Protestant. 
Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Monday, Northampton Memorial Shrine, Palmer Township. No calling hours. Arrangements, Ashton Funeral Home, Easton. 
Contributions: To the Easton Nursing Center or to Lafayette College.

Michael B. Saraceno Sr. 
09/30/00
Michael B. Saraceno Sr., 77, of Allentown, died Friday, Sept. 29, in his home. He was the husband of Catherine (Traube) Saraceno. They were married 52 years in May. 
He was a property manager for DePaul Realty in Allentown and other communities for 24 years before retiring in 1991. Previously, he was a self-employed salesman for 20 years. He also worked at the former Pop's Place Restaurant, Allentown. 
Born in Tamaqua, he was a son of the late Benjamin and Jennerina (Raico) Saraceno. 
Survivors: Wife; sons, John M. of Bethlehem, Michael B. Jr. of Coplay; daughters, Carmella Machin of Chicago, Ill., Katherine Roberts of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County; brothers, Joseph of New Braunfels, Texas, Angelo of Allentown; sisters, Carmella Romano and Betty Joyce, both of Allentown; nine grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. 
Services: Private. No calling hours. Arrangements, Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown. 
Contributions: Artists and Children Together (A.C.T.) c/o the funeral home. 

Margaret M. Deily 
09/30/00
Margaret M. Deily, 94, formerly of Stiles, died Thursday, Sept. 28, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Victor R. Deily. 
She was a domestic housekeeper for many years. 
Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late Constantine and Hannah (Housman) Fahringer. 
Survivors: Brothers, Wilbur of Whitehall, Marvin of Coplay; sisters, Hilda Mengel of Allentown, Verna Raub of Hatboro, Montgomery County; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sons Lester and Kenneth. 
Services: At the convenience of the family. Arrangements, Robert A. Hauke Funeral Home, Coplay. 

Josephine Gebhardt 
09/30/00
Josephine Gebhardt, 77, of 11 El Camino Road, Hazleton, Luzerne County, died Friday, Sept. 29, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Montour County. She was the wife of the late Robert G. Gebhardt. 
She and her husband owned Gebhardt's Billiard & Bowling Supply, Allentown, before retiring. Previously, she was a telephone operator for the former Bell Telephone. 
Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late George and Edna (Baker) Long. 
She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hazleton, where she served on its council and was active in its altar guild. 
She was a den mother for Cub and Boy Scout troops, served on the board of directors of the YM-YWCA, Hazleton, and was a member of the Rotary-Anns. 
Survivors: Daughter, Deborah L. of Adelphi, Md.; sons, John A. of Allentown, Douglas L. of Hazleton; five grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Cynthia. 
Services: 11 a.m. Monday in the church. Call 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Rosenstock Funeral Home, 229 W. Broad St., Hazleton, and 10-10:45 a.m. Monday in the church. 
Contributions: To the church, the YM-YWCA, or Lupus Foundation of America, Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, LaPlume, Lackawanna County. 

Helen L. Kissinger 
09/30/00
Helen L. McCord Kissinger, 87, of Wyomissing, Berks County, died Friday, Sept. 29, in ManorCare Health Services, Laureldale, Berks County. She was the wife of Howard E. Kissinger, who died in 1990, and the late John C. McCord. 
Born in Tusseyville, Centre County, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Charles and Naomi (Martz) Horner. 
She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Birdsboro, Berks County. 
Survivors: Daughter, Cheryl Holahan of Reading; stepson, Gary Kissinger of Bernville, Berks County; stepdaughter, Joyce Kieffer of New Cumberland, Cumberland County; sisters, Esther Alderman of Pottstown, Montgomery County, Fern Johnson of Birdsboro, Mary Rothrock of Neffs; brothers, Luke of Walnutport, Mark of Slatington, Paul of Slatedale; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren. 
Services: 11 a.m. Monday in the church. Call 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Auman Funeral Home at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reiffton, Berks County, and Monday 10:30-11 a.m. in the church. 
Contributions: To the church. 

George N. Moyer 
09/30/00
George N. Moyer, 60, of Allentown, died Thursday, Sept. 28, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Reppert) Moyer. They were married 38 years in March. 
He was a technician at Mack Trucks Corp., Allentown, for 36 years before retiring in May. 
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Allen and Marion (Weaver) Moyer. 
He was an Army veteran, serving during peacetime. 
Survivors: Wife; son, Dennis A., and daughters, Denise A. Billig and Deanne A. Daniel, all of Allentown; brother, Allen C., and sister, Ruth A. Lash, both of Allentown; five grandchildren. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. Call 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday. 
Contributions: Boys and Girls Club and the Salvation Army, both of Allentown. 

Dorothea M. Craig 
09/30/00
Dorothea M. Craig, 74, of Whitehouse Station, N.J., formerly of Clinton Township, N.J., and Somerville, N.J., died Friday, Sept. 29, in her home. She was the wife of Charles P. Craig Sr., who died in 1991. 
She was a teacher for 29 years before retiring in 1991. She primarily taught third grade, and for the past eight years she was a reading teacher for the Clinton Township School District, N.J., in Round Valley and Spruce Run. 
She graduated in 1948 with a bachelor's degree from Georgian Court College in Lakewood, N.J. In 1950, she received her Teacher's Certification from Newark State Teachers College, Newark, N.J. 
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Sebastian and Accursia (Dimino) Bentivegna. 
She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Whitehouse, N.J. 
She was a member of the Georgian Court Alumni Association, the New Jersey Education Association and the National Reading Association. She received the Teacher of the Year Award in 1989. 
She was a member of the American Association of University Women. 
She was involved in the formation of Camp Dewitt in Neshanic, N.J. She was active in The Rolling Hills Girl Scout Council and was a leader of Troop 222 for many years. 
Survivors: Son, Charles P. Jr. of Easton; daughters, Anne Olimpaito of Lopatcong Township, N.J., Frances Congdon of Mountainville, N.J.; brother, Anthony of Williamsburg, Va.; five grandchildren. 
Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday in the church. Call 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main St., Lebanon, N.J. 
Contributions: To the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center or Hunterdon Hospice, both in Flemington, N.J.

Andrew P. Ferenchko 
09/30/00
Andrew P. Ferenchko, 86, formerly of Catasauqua, died Thursday, Sept. 28, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township. 
He worked as a clerk in the former Heiney's Grocery Store, North Catasauqua, for several years. 
Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Andrew and Anna (Scholtis) Ferenchko. 
He was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church, North Catasauqua. 
Survivors: Brother, John of Allentown; nieces and nephews. 
Services: Private. Arrangements, John H. Brubaker Funeral Home, Catasauqua. 
Contributions: To the church. 

Abraham Quinones 
09/30/00
Abraham Quinones, 80, of Allentown, died Thursday, Sept. 28, in his home. 
He was a superintendent at Hudson Realty, New York City, for 40 years before retiring. 
Born in Penuelas, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Felix and Felicita (Segarra) Quinones. 
He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. 
Survivors: Sons, Victor M. of New York City, Jose A. in Puerto Rico, Jose L. of Allentown; daughters, Angelica and America, both of New York City, Lydia E. in Puerto Rico; brother, Miguel of Penuelas; 21 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Maribel, in 1997. 
Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday in the church. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Sell-Herron Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh St., Allentown.

William G. Nelson 
10/01/00
William G. Nelson, 70, of 107 Leaman St., Lititz, Lancaster County, formerly of Bethlehem, died Friday, Sept. 29, in Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster. He was the husband of Kathleen (Guyette) Nelson. They were married 47 years last February. 
He was a claims adjustor and supervisor for Statesman Insurance Company, Bethlehem, before retiring. 
He was a 1952 graduate of Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County. 
Born in Dallas, Luzerne County, he was a son of the late Nelson E. and Lydia (Ayre) Nelson. 
He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Lititz. 
He was an Army veteran, serving as a first lieutenant during the Korean War. 
Survivors: Wife; sons, William G. and David J., both of Bethlehem, Thomas D. of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Dr. James E. of Hazleton, Luzerne County, Donald J. of Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Michael K. of Medfield, Mass.; daughters, Ann L. Busch of Waldorf, Md., Kathleen A. Bell of Harrisonburg, Va.; sister, Alma Drake of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County; 18 grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. 
Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday in the church. Call 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Richard H. Heisey Funeral Home, 216 S. Broad St., Lititz, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday in the church. 
Contributions: To the church or the charity of one's choice.

William G. Kistler 
10/01/00
William G. Kistler, 89, of New Tripoli, died Saturday, Sept. 30, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown Campus. He was the husband of Berdene A. (Strohl) Kistler. They were married 66 years in June. 
He was a sales representative for Moyer Chicks Inc., Quakertown, for 30 years before retiring in 1998. Previously, he owned the Kistler Hatchery and Breeding Farm, New Tripoli, from 1937 to 1968. An accomplished violinist, he also had his own orchestra, quartet, and ran the Kistler Academy of Music in New Tripoli and Reading from 1933 to 1937. 
He was a graduate of Muhlenberg College. 
Born in New Tripoli, he was a son of Marvin and Edna (Lauchnor) Kistler. 
He was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli, and served on the consistory for many years. 
Survivors: Wife; daughter, Yvonne M. Miller of Whitehall Township; brother, Curtis of Macungie; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a niece. 
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Keller Funeral Home, 6776 Madison St., New Tripoli. Call 10-11 a.m. Wednesday.

Sidney Mandel 
10/01/00
Sidney "Chick" Mandel, 80, of Allentown, died Friday, Sept. 29, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Shirley (Rodale) Mandel. 
He was a salesman for TBA Supply Company, Emmaus, for many years before retiring. 
Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, he was a son of the late Abraham A. and Rose (Pachter) Mandel Roth. 
He was a member of Temple Beth El, Allentown. 
He was a member of the American Bowling Congress and the Allentown Municipal Golfers Association and won many awards in both organizations. 
Survivors: Wife; son, Alan of Montville, N.J.; daughter, Marlene of Concord, Mass.; brother, Gerald of Allentown; sisters, Tillie Barnett of Los Angeles, Calif., Harriet P. Davidove of Culver City, Calif.; four grandchildren. 
Services: 1 p.m. Monday in the synagogue. Arrangements, Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown. 
Contributions: To the synagogue.

Ottmar F. Hagerty 
10/01/00
Ottmar F. Hagerty, 72, of Stroudsburg, died Saturday, Sept. 30, in the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Shirley (Larsh) Hagerty. They were married 52 years. 
He worked for Stroudsburg Electric Motor Service. Previously, he worked for Ronson, Delaware Water Gap, as a quality control inspector for 18 years. He was also a self-employed electrician and plumbing contractor. 
Born in Stroudsburg, he was a son of the late Eugene D. and Cecilia T. (Stock) Hagerty. 
He was a member and office holder of the Phoenix Fire Company II of the Stroudsburg Fire Department and was a past assistant chief of the department. He was a member of the Phoenix Firemen's Relief Association, Monroe County Firemen's Association, Four County Firemen's Association and the Loyal Order of Moose 1336 of East Stroudsburg. 
Survivors: Wife; son, Eugene of Saylorsburg; daughters, Deborah Bentzoni of Stroudsburg, Dawn Bush of Wooddale, Fayette County; brothers, Olen and Carl, both of Stroudsburg; sister, Clara Hoersch of Chalfont, Bucks County; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Audrey. 
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, William H. Clark Funeral Home, 1003 Main St., Stroudsburg. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. 

Mildred A. Boerstler 
10/01/00
Mildred A. Boerstler, 89, of 125 Belvidere St., Nazareth, died Saturday, Sept. 30, in Blough Health Care Center, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Wilson T. Boerstler. 
A 1938 graduate of the former Hoff Hospital, Northampton, she was a licensed practical nurse at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township, for many years. 
Born in Bath, she was a daughter of the late Palmer J. and Anna (Remaley) Smith. 
She was a member of Nazareth Moravian Church, where she twice served as president of the Silver Cross Circle, coordinated the mint-making project for 43 years, was appointed to the Diener Corps, and was the Cradle Roll Superintendent for many years. 
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star 252, Nazareth. 
She was a volunteer at Gracedale and for Meals on Wheels. 
Survivors: Son, Glenn W. of Nazareth; daughter, Nancy A. Coutant of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; sister, Dorothy Bowers of Nazareth; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 
Services: 3 p.m. Monday in the church. Call 1:30-2 p.m. Monday, Bartholomew-Schisler Funeral Home, 211 E. Center St., Nazareth. 
Contributions: Boerstler Music Fund c/o the church.

John A. Cappellano 
10/01/00
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John A. Cappellano, 72, of Easton, died Friday, Sept. 29, in Gateway National Recreation Area, Middletown Township, N.J. He was the husband of Shirley (Zimmer) Cappellano. They were married 51 years last October. 
He was the founder of Easton Memorial Company, which he operated from 1962 to 1996. He was current treasurer of the Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority, and former Director of Public Works for the City of Easton. 
Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Dominick and Frances (Versage) Cappellano. 
He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Easton, and its Holy Name Society, and was a past president of its St. Vincent DePaul Society. 
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Rice Ebner American Legion Post 588, Easton. 
Cappellano was a third degree Knights of Columbus, past president of the Easton Lions Club,and member of the Varsity E Club and Order of Fleas, all in Easton. He was also a former member of the Easton Area Jaycees and was named its "Man of the Year." 
He was a volunteer at the Third Street Alliance, Easton, for many years. 
Survivors: Wife; sons, John M. of Boston, Mass., Michael D. of Teaneck, N.J.; daughters, Linda S. of Miami, Fla., Barbara A. DeStefano of Easton; brothers, Lawrence of Palmer Township, Steven, Thomas and Anthony, all of Easton, Joseph of Pompton Plains, N.J., James of Bangor; sisters, Theresa DiPierro of Roseto, Mary Knapp of Effort, Elizabeth DeStefano of Bethlehem Township, Antoinette Walbert of Phillipsburg; 13 grandchildren. 
Services: 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Strunk Funeral Home, 2101 Northampton St., Wilson. Mass, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, in the church. Call 6-9 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. 
Contributions: Third Street Alliance. 

Hazel H. Gillespie 
10/01/00
Hazel H. Gillespie, 89, of Bethlehem, died Friday, Sept. 29, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late Harvey T.D. Gillespie. 
She was a secretary for the former Brown-Borhek Lumber Co., Bethlehem, for many years. 
Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Emory and Anna (Slutter) Harvey. 
She was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, and its WELCA and Lunch Bunch. 
She was a volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill, for more than 31 years and logged a total of more than 13,418 hours of service. 
Survivors: Nephew, Thomas E. Kelly, with whom she resided. 
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday in the church chapel. No calling hours. Arrangements, John F. Herron Funeral Home, Bethlehem. 
Contributions: To the church.

Eva M. Borger 
10/01/00
Eva M. Borger, 89, of 397 Hemlock Drive, Lehighton, formerly of 2670 Hahn's Dairy Road, Palmerton, died Saturday, Sept. 30, in Mahoning Valley Nursing and Convalescent Center, Mahoning Township. She was the wife of the late Ernest Borger. 
She was a sewing machine operator for Scotty's Fashions, Little Gap, for 20 years before retiring in 1974. 
Born in Kunkletown, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Cora (Frantz) Gower. 
She was a Protestant. 
Survivors: Son, Leon of Palmerton; sisters, Elsie Hahn and Arlene Strohl, both of Slatington; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, T.K. Thomas Funeral Home, 145 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. Call 10-11 a.m. Tuesday. 
Contributions: American Diabetes Association, Bethlehem.

Edwart T. Reilly 
10/01/00
Edwart T. Reilly, 34, of Kent Street, Phillipsburg, died Saturday, Sept. 30, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, from injuries he received in a traffic accident in Phillipsburg early Saturday morning. 
He was a police officer in Phillipsburg for 10 years until a few months ago. 
Born in Phillipsburg, he was a son of Francis J. Reilly of Phillipsburg and Ilene (Thomas) Sanguinito of Easton. 
He was a member of St. Philip and St. James Catholic Church, Phillipsburg. 
Survivors: Parents; stepmother, Shirley (Smith) Whiteside Reilly of Phillipsburg; sister, Kathleen of Louisville, Ky.; stepbrother, Mark Whiteside of Butzville, N.J.; stepsister, Valerie Holjes of Easton; companion, Heather Owens of Phillipsburg. 
Services: 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home, 525 S. Main St., Phillipsburg. Mass, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, in the church. Call 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. 

Barbara M. Collins 
10/01/00
Barbara M. Collins, 86, of Emmaus, formerly of Macungie, died Saturday, Sept. 30, in Emmaus. She was the wife of the late Ralph Collins. 
She was a sewing machine operator for the former Emmaus Manufacturing Company before retiring in 1977. 
Born in Limeport, she was a daughter of the late John and Katrina Horn. 
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus. 
Survivors: Daughters, Kathleen O'Brien of Wescosville, Malvene Kulp, with whom she resided; sister, Catherine Donczse of Allentown; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Horace W. Schantz Funeral Home, 250 Main St., Emmaus. Call 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday. 
Contributions: Sacred Heart Visiting Nurses c/o Topton Lutheran Home.

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