Lehighton Obituaries

Lehighton Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Lehighton, PA

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  • Sunday Aug 23 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown 

    Memorial service for Jim Thorpe students killed in c...

    Jim Thorpe Area High School was packed Sunday night, as hundreds came to remember the lives of 15-year-old Jasmine Fonseca and 16-year-old Taylor Shepherdson. The pair were cheerleaders at Jim Thorpe Area High School who died following a two-car crash Thursday night on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township.


  • Friday Aug 21 | via Times News 

    Our hearts are broken'

    The community is mourning the loss of two of its best and brightest, Taylor Denyse Shepherdson, 16, and Jasmine Fonseca, 15, the cheerleaders who died in a two-vehicle crash on Route 903 as they headed home from practice at Jim Thorpe Area High School on Thursday night. The best friends, both of Towamensing Trails, were riding in a mini-van when the crash happened during a rainstorm.


  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Times News 

    Drownings in Carbon, Lehigh

    Henninger was reported missing in the river at 7:10 p.m. near the boat launch area off Route 873 in Washington Township. His body was recovered about 10:30 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:04 p.m. by deputy coroner Wendy Brantley.


  • Saturday Aug 1 | via Amarillo.com 

    Dustin "Dusty" Lorah

    Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. today in Church of Christ on Bushland Road with Elder Ted Billingsley officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Dusty was born Dec. 5, 1949, in Lehighton, Penn., to Gerald and June Lorah.