Bethlehem Press

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Anne J. Gralka, accountant

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Anne J. Gralka, 95, of Bethlehem, died Dec.18, 2012. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Theresa (Mahl) Kauker. She was the wife of the late Gustave A. Gralka.

She was employed for 30 years as an accountant and retired in 1979 from A&P Markets.

She was a member of the former St. John Capistrano Catholic Church and of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

She was a member of the Northampton County Senior Citizens Center. She volunteered to walk dogs at animal shelters.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Jose Cruz-Pabon, fabricator laborer

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Jose Cruz-Pabon, 81, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 31, 2012. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Alberto Cruz and Tomasa Pabon Cruz.

He was a laborer for Bethlehem Fabricators.

He was a parishioner of Holy Infancy Catholic Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Lisa Cruz, Vivian Maldonado and Melinda Cruz; three sons, Manny, Alberto and Joseph Cruz; four sisters, Luz Maria, Evangelina, Carmen and Andrea; two brothers, Juan and Rogelio; 24 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Matias and Natividad.

Jeffrey T. Snyder, LHS graduate

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Jeffrey T. Snyder, 55, of Bethlehem, formerly of Mesa, Ariz., died Dec. 28, 2012. He was the son of Eugene W. and Jacqueline M. (Wuchter) Snyder.

He was a graduate of Liberty HS and Cochise College and studied airframe maintenance.

He was employed for many years at Olsen Car Care, Mesa, as a mechanic before returning to Bethlehem due to illness.

He was a former member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.


Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, January 9

Bethlehem Township Zoning Board, 7 p.m., Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Fountain Hill Planning Commission, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.

Saucon Valley School Board, 7 p.m., Audion Building, 2097 Polk Valley Road.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. public hearing room, Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Thursday, January 10

Bethlehem Water Authority, 3 p.m., City Hall, 10 E. Church St.

Bethlehem Planning Commission, 4 p.m., City Hall, 10 E. Church St.

Lehigh County senior menus

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Wednesday, Jan. 2: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Jan. 3: Roasted turkey breast with gravy, bread stuffing, French green beans, wheat bread, orange.

Friday, Jan. 4: Dilled baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, multigrain bread, banana.

Monday, Jan. 7: Spaghetti with meat sauce, broccoli, garlic bread, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Jan. 8: Breaded chicken breast, roasted potatoes, wax beans, wheat bread, applesauce.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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Melvin A. Dilliard Jr. , part-owner, Beth-Hanover Supply

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Melvin A. Dilliard Jr., 76, of Lower Nazareth Township, died Dec. 2, 2012, in his home at Promised Land. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Melvin A. Dilliard Sr. and Bertha (Sterner) Dilliard. He was the husband of Elaine "Sis" (Buss) Dilliard for 57 years.

He was a graduate of Wilson Area HS.

He worked at the Green Pond Country Club Golf Course. He was a project estimator for C. B. Haney. He was part owner of Beth-Hanover Supply Company until retiring.

He was a member of Dryland U.C.C. Church, Nazareth.