Irene C. Trach
October 17, 1941 - September 10, 2023

Irene C. Trach, 81, of Nazareth, PA, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Hecktown Oaks. She was the loving wife of James E. Trach, Sr., for 66 years. Irene was born on October 17, 1941, in Allentown, PA, to the late Albert M. Toth and Hilda T. (Gostony) Toth. She retired from Pen Argyl High School’s Cafeteria dept.


Robert H. “Bob” Snyder
June 16, 1949 - September 07, 2023

Robert H. “Bob” Snyder 74, a local auto racing photographer and pictorial historian of the sport, passed away unexpectedly on September 7, 2023 at Lehigh valley Hospital- Hecktown Oaks, Easton PA. Bob was a native and life-long resident of Nazareth. He was born in the Moravian faith on June 16, 1949 to the late Robert H.H. and the late Elizabeth (Becker) Snyder.


Cathryn A.  Janny
February 27, 1959 - September 03, 2023

Cathryn A. “Cathy” Janny, 64, of Allentown, PA, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 3, 2023, in her home. She was born on February 27, 1959, in Fountain Hill, PA, to the late Frank C. Janny and Magdalen (Magdits) Janny, of Nazareth. Cathy graduated from Nazareth High School in 1977 and earned her bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg University.


Edward C. Shive, Jr.
February 26, 1951 - August 27, 2023

Edward C. Shive, Jr. 72, of Nazareth, passed away suddenly at home on August 27, 2023. Ed was born February 26, 1951, in Bethlehem, PA to the late Edward C. Sr. and Agnes B. (Milkovits) Shive. He was the loving husband of 35 years to Beth (Eichman) Shive. Ed was a 1969 graduate of Nazareth High School.


August P. “Augie” Baggest
November 26, 1938 - August 27, 2023

August P. “Augie” Baggest, 84, of East Allen Township, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospital Fountain Hill. August was born November 26, 1938, in Easton, PA to the late August and Amelia (Trilli) Baggest. He was the loving husband of Emily (Kocher) Baggest, they would have been married 63 years this October. August retired from Martin Guitar.


Sharon Rose Graybill “Sis” Silimperi
November 04, 1944 - August 23, 2023

Sharon Rose Graybill “Sis” Silimperi, 78, of Lower Nazareth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. She was the loving wife of Victor J. Silimperi for 57 years. After raising her family she returned to Kutztown University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in social work. Her family including her oldest grandson attended her college graduation.


George D. Staretz
February 14, 1961 - August 19, 2023

George D. Staretz, 62, of Upper Mount Bethel, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at Pleasant Valley Manor, of Stroudsburg. He was the loving husband of Dolores (DeFalco) Staretz for 24 years. George was born on February 14, 1961, in Scranton, PA, to the late Andrew and Anna Faye (Price) Staretz. George graduated from Riverside High School, of Tyler, PA. He proudly served in the U.S.

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220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064