Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Jacqueline LaRose Bartek, Orr’s store buyer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Jacqueline LaRose Bartek, 89, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 14, 2017, at Holy Family Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Bernadine (McGovern) and LeRoy LaRose. She was the wife of the late Charles J. Bartek for 55 years.

She was a buyer for the children’s department at Orr’s Department Store.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Bethlehem.

She was, for many years, a Musikfest volunteer.

She is survived by two sons, David and his wife Mariann and Michael and his wife Dawn; two daughters, Diane and her husband Tom Herstich and MaryAnn and her husband, David Green; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, LeRoy and his wife Nancy LaRose; a sister-in-law, Dolores Bartek; and a brother- in-law, Joseph Bartek.

Contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice House, c/o development office, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015; or to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE First St., Miami, Fla. 33131.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.