NORTH CATASAUQUA, Pa. – Lawrence A. Titus, 96, of N. Catasauqua, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005 at his residence. He was the husband of Fern (Wendling) Titus. Born in Malden, Mass., he was the son of the late Arthur and Carrie (Waldron) Titus. He was formerly of Bangor, for 75 years before moving to N. Catasauqua in 1990. Mr. Titus retired from the banking business in 1974. He was a member of the former Eastern Maine Friends of Retarded Citizens for more than 30 years, serving in several capacities. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ Church of Bethlehem, PA. and a lifetime member of the Masonic Order where he served as master of his lodge in 1952. He was predeceased by his first wife, Alice in 1986. Surviving with his wife are sons, David and John Titus of Warsaw, Ind.; three granddaughters, Jennifer Fletcher of New Mexico, Tiffany Helton of Columbus City, Ind., Erin Marsh of Warsaw, Ind.; four great-grandchildren; four stepchildren, Don Reph, Linda Lezzi, James Reph and Donna Birch; 11 stepgrandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at the John H. Brubaker Funeral Home, 234 Walnut St., Catasauqua, PA 18032. Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be Aug. 15, 2005 in Augusta, Maine. Memorial contributions to Trinity United Church of Christ, 81 E. North St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.