• Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Dr. Patricia Marie Campbell, Ed.D.

    Dr. Patricia Marie Campbell, Ed.D., 61, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday June 18, 2018 while in the care of the St. Luke’s Hospice House in Lower Saucon Twp. She was the wife of Richard L. Campbell, Esq., with whom she shared 37 years of loving marriage. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Albert Meyd and Joannette (DePaola) Meyd of Bethlehem. Trish graduated from Freedom High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh …

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Harry A. Sigley, Jr.

    Harry A. Sigley, Jr, 75, of Bethlehem, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedarcrest. He was the husband of Harriet (Wirth) Sigley, with whom he shared over 55 years of loving marriage. Born in Fountain Hill, Harry was the son of the late Harry and Anna (Copek) Sigley. He initially worked as a carpenter, but then started working for United Airlines. He worked in customer service and on the ramp at Lehigh Valley International airport, retiring after …

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    William G. Shade, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus William G. Shade, Ph.D, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2018. He was the husband of Mary Lou Shade and the son of the late William S. Shade and Elaine (McMahon) Shade. Bill was born in Detroit and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He earned his BA from Brown University in 1961 and a Master of Arts in teaching the following year at Brown. Then after completing his Ph.D from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan he began his teaching career at Temple University and t…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Julio Negron

    Julio Negron, 80, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 16, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Manuel and Andrea (Medero) Negron. Julio worked for the State of New Jersey for 14 years as a counselor until retiring in 1997. He enjoyed reading and listening to Spanish ballads by Felipe Rodriguez and Odilio Gonzalez. Survivors: he will be lovingly remembered by his companion Lucy Garcia, his daughters Nydia Ruiz…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Grace Brewer

    Grace Brewer, 94, of Bethlehem and formerly of Colorado, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 16, 2018 surrounded by her family, while in the care of the Moravian Kings Daughters Home, Bethlehem. She was the loving wife of the late Lester Hess and the late J.R. Brewer. Born in Rocky Ford, Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Martha (Jorgonson) Johnson. Grace worked as a Pharmacist in various drug store and hospital pharmacies until her retirement in 1985. She broke the gla…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Neda C. Parenti

    Neda C. Parenti, 85, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Friday June 15, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late Peter A. Parenti, who passed away on Feb. 21, 2012. Born in Quakertown, she was the daughter of the late Truman and Pervina (Schaffer) Grube. She worked as a seamstress while raising her family. Neda grew up on a farm, where she loved the outdoors and hunting. SURVIVORS: She will be lovingly remembered by her sons Ralph Parenti (Brenda) of Bethlehem, Harold Frable of Ft…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Doris Gancarcik

    Doris R. Gancarcik, 80, of Bethlehem passed away peacefully on Friday June 15, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the loving wife of Michael J. Gancarcik, Jr. with whom she share over 60 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Margaret (Weirbach) Mathias. Doris was a graduate of Liberty High School, class of 1954. She worked briefly as a Legal secretary until her children were born and she became a housewife. Doris was a membe…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Angel J. Rodriguez

    Angel J. Rodriguez, 24, of Bethlehem, passed away on Thursday June 14, 2018, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, he was the son of Rafael Rodriguez of Puerto Rico and Gladys Ortiz of Bethlehem. Angel was a faithful member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church in Bethlehem, and its Santo Nombre, where he served at church. He also served as an usher at church. He was an avid Yankees fan, and enjoyed playing video games. He also enjoyed watc…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Faye J. Kern-Colliflower

    Faye J. Kern-Colliflower, 88, of Slatington, passed away on Tuesday June 12, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late Forrest Kern and the late Edward Colliflower. Born in Fullerton, she was the daughter of the late Spurgeon and Agnes (Wavrek) Weidner. Faye worked as a seamstress for various factories in the area for many years. She also worked as a Nurses Aid for Cedarbrook in Allentown. She was a good cook and a friend to everyone. Faye was very social and loved driving her car. She …

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Grace A. Ritter

    Grace A. Ritter, 74, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Monday June 11, 2018, while in the care of her family and Lehigh Valley Hospice at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. She was the wife of John Ritter, with whom she shared 52 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary (Csaszar) Orban. In addition to raising her family, Grace worked in the food service department for Lehigh University. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Churc…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Grace A. Ritter

    Grace A. Ritter, 74, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Monday June 11, 2018, while in the care of her family and Lehigh Valley Hospice at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. She was the wife of John Ritter, with whom she shared 52 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary (Csaszar) Orban. In addition to raising her family, Grace worked in the food service department for Lehigh University. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Churc…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Robert P. Bohning

    Robert P. Bohning, 83, of Bethlehem, went to be with God on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. He was the husband of the late Fleurette (Troxell) Bohning whom passed away in 2006. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Harold Sr. and Mary (Muschlitz) Bohning. Bob was a graduate of Liberty High School, class of 1952. He honorably served his country in the United States Army, stationed in Kassel, Germany from 1956-1959. Bob worked for the Bethlehem Steel for over…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Robert P. Bohning

    Robert P. Bohning, 83, of Bethlehem, went to be with God on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. He was the husband of the late Fleurette (Troxell) Bohning whom passed away in 2006. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Harold Sr. and Mary (Muschlitz) Bohning. Bob was a graduate of Liberty High School, class of 1952. He honorably served his country in the United States Army, stationed in Kassel, Germany from 1956-1959. Bob worked for the Bethlehem Steel for over…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Parke W. Musselman

    Parke W. Musselman, 91, formerly of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 9, 2018, at his residence at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth. He was the husband of Evelyn M. (Moore) Musselman, with whom he shared 65 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Weston and Alice (Marsh) Musselman. He honorably served in the US Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater. Parke was a graduate of The College of William and Mary, where he was a member of the Kappa Al…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Parke W. Musselman

    Parke W. Musselman, 91, formerly of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 9, 2018, at his residence at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth. He was the husband of Evelyn M. (Moore) Musselman, with whom he shared 65 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Weston and Alice (Marsh) Musselman. He honorably served in the US Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater. Parke was a graduate of The College of William and Mary, where he was a member of the Kappa Al…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Rose Ann Blay

    Rose Ann Blay, 78, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Friday June 8, 2018, while in the care of the St. Luke’s Hospice House. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late James and Jennie (Morganelli) Loughman. She was a graduate of Liberty High School. Rose Ann started her career as an escort at the Bethlehem Steel. Later, she worked as a secretary at Liberty High School for the BASD for 15 years. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church in Bethlehem. SURVIVORS: She will …

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Rev. Dr. Donald C. Esslinger

    Rev. Dr. Donald C. Esslinger, 88, of Bethlehem, passed away June 8, 2018 after living an abundant life. Faith was always an important part of his life since his birth in Cincinnati, Ohio. He became a minister, after serving in the Army in the Korean War, receiving an MBA and working in business. He served three churches: St. John’s United Church of Christ in Germantown, Ohio; First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Norwich, NY; and Bethany, United Church of Christ in Bethlehem…

  • Bethlehem,  Fountain Hill

    Theresa (Rudy) Lauer

    Theresa (Rudy) Lauer, 81, of Freemansburg, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Friday, June 8, 2018. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Lauer, who died in 1993. Born in Mary-D, Theresa was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emily (Dolzani) Rudy. She enjoyed raising her family, and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Survivors: children David Lauer of Freemansburg, Judith Williams and her husband Alan of Freemansburg, Robyn Ingarao and her husband Santo of Bethlehem, Mar…