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Rose M. Gerenser
December 28, 1928 - July 23, 2017

Rose M. Gerenser, 87, of Nazareth, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Gerenser, Jr., who passed away August 1, 1994. Rose was born December 28, 1929 in Coplay, PA. She was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Hedwig (Thomas) Feichtl. From 1958-1970, Rose and her husband owned and operated the former Frank’s Inn, which was located in Stockertown.

     

Emma (Sapone) Perini
December 29, 1924 - July 18, 2017

Emma (Sapone) Perini, 92, beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother, passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home in Stockertown, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was the spouse of Dorando “Dorry” Perini. They would have been married for 70 years this November.

     

Jacqueline "Jackie" M. Kollar
February 09, 1948 - July 14, 2017

Jacqueline "Jackie" M. Kollar, 69, of Bethlehem, PA passed away, Friday, July 14, 2017 at Gracedale, Nazareth. She was the loving wife of Joseph J. Kollar. They celebrated 48 years of marriage on May 10, 2017. Jackie was born February 9, 1948 in Allentown, PA. She was the daughter of the late Edward "Dicka" and Theresa "Resie" (Steltzman) Ifkovits.

     

Dorothy "Dot" Setzer
September 22, 1938 - July 11, 2017

Dorothy “Dot” Setzer, 78, of Nazareth passed away July 11, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospital – Anderson Campus, Easton. She was the loving wife of Bruce D. Setzer. They celebrated 55 years of marriage this past June. Dorothy was born September 22, 1938 in Martin’s Creek, PA. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Barnoski. Dorothy was a 1956 graduate of Wilson High School.

     

Eleanor  Paukovits
November 12, 1945 - July 02, 2017

Eleanor Paukovits, 89, of Nazareth, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospital – Fountain Hill, Bethlehem. She was the loving wife of the late Stephen J. Paukovits, for 53 years, before his passing, January 9, 2001. Eleanor was born November 12, 1927 in Bangor, PA. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Meda (Bowers) Sprague.

     

Harry Gragg  Smith
February 17, 1944 - June 25, 2017

Harry “Bud” Gragg Smith, 73, of Pen Argyl lost his short battle with bladder cancer on Sunday June 25th. He passed away at home surrounded by his loving family and friends. He is the husband of Janice (Dysart) Smith and they would have celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary on June 30.

     

Maxine  Cortez
December 01, 1927 - June 23, 2017

Maxine Cortez, 89, of Wind Gap, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 in Saucon Valley Manor, of Hellertown. She was the loving wife of the late Carmen A. Cortez, who passed away April 5, 2011. Maxine was born December 1, 1927 in Easton, PA. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Sophie (Lubin) Friedman.

     

Fr. Philip  DeRea
March 26, 1942 - June 21, 2017

Reverend Philip DeRea, MSC, was born in Roseto, PA, on March 26, 1942, to Philip and Irene (Bajan) DeRea, Jr., both now deceased. Raised in Nazareth, he attended Holy Family Elementary School in Nazareth, PA, graduating in 1956. In the fall of that year, he entered Sacred Heart Mission Seminary in Geneva, IL, where he completed four years of high school and one year of college.

     
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©2017 J. F. Reichel Funeral Home Inc
220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064