A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, 300 W. Babbitt Avenue, Pen Argyl.  There will be a viewing beginning at 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM at the church.  Interment will be in St. Elizabeth’s Cemetery, Pen Argyl. The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC,, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to either St. Elizabeth’s Building Fund, 300 W. Babbitt Avenue, Pen Argyl, or the American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley Unit, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18017.



Rosalie A. Deischer
Born: June 29, 1951
Died: December 26, 2017

Rosalie A. Deischer, 66, formerly of Bauman Road, Plainfield Township, passed away, Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown Campus.  She was the wife of Scott A. Deischer, they would have celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary, May 23, 2018.

Born in Easton, June 29, 1951, she was the daughter of Eleanor (Uliana) Pagotto of Pen Argyl, and the late Louis Pagotto.

Rosalie was a 1969 graduate of Pen Argyl High School and attended the Philadelphia School of Textile.

Prior to retiring, she was the Vice President of Tama Manufacturing, Northampton.

In 2004 she lovingly embraced the roll of Nonnie, caring for her two precious grandbabies who added the sparkle in her life.

Rosalie enjoyed gardening and tending to her favorites, delphiniums and hollyhocks.

Rosalie most enjoyed the summers and traveling in the winter months to her favorite island St. John, U.S.V.I with her family.  Special to her where her trips with Scott and her loving parents, Eleanor and Louie traveling to northern Italy, visiting and meeting family members with Eleanor as the translator, was one of the highlights.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, Pen Argyl, where she was the co-chairman of the Capital Campaign Fund to build the new St. Elizabeth’s Church.

In addition to her husband Scott and mother Eleanor, she is survived by two sons, James Liero, III and his wife Lisa of Plainfield Township, and Mathew S. Liero and his wife Lena of Lehighton, two grandsons, Nicholas and Dominic, a brother Frank Pagotto of West Bangor and a sister Linda Altemose and her husband Keith of Plainfield Township.


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