Vilma E. Molnar, 83, of Bethlehem Township, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Alexandria Manor, Bethlehem. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Ropsky) Paller. She was married to the late Joseph Molnar for 59 years.
She was a graduate of Liberty High School.
She was a secretary in the manifest department of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
She was a former parishioner of St. John Capistrano Catholic Church and was a member of the sodality. She was recently a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
The 2013 Kenner Lecture with former Secretary of State of the United States Dr. Madeleine Albright will be held at 8 p.m. Feb. 12. The free and open to the public event will be held in Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center. For information, call 610-758-3996 or email incasip@ lehigh.edu.
Luis I. Torres, 94, died Jan. 15, 2013. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Geraldo and Luisa (Colon) Benetiz. He was the husband of the late Margarita Torres de Ortiz for 72 years.
He worked in the beam yard for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of the United Steelworkers, Local 2599.
Judy Horning, 91, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 10, 2013. She was a daughter of the late Frank and Anne (Tibalo) Kern. She was the wife of the late Frederick Horning.
She is survived by a son and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son.
Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.
William B. Noe, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Hancz) Noe. He was the husband of the late Veronica A. (Gumlock) Noe.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was an electric furnace melting first helper at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He retired in 1980 after 39 years of service.
He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
He made pysanky eggs.
Gale A. Paulus, 77, of Bethlehem, died January 10, 2013, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Robert Itterly and the late Anna J. Walk. She was the wife of the late Kenneth D. Paulus for 60 years.
She and her late husband owned and operated The Midway Inn, Hellertown, from 1975 - 1978. She later worked as manager of Orr's Monocacy Room Restaurant. She was an infant room supervisor at Creative Kids Club.
There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website ReadyPA.org to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.
Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at ReadyPA.org and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.
Arthur A. Ross Jr., 93, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 29, 2013. Born in Carbondale, he was a son of the late Arthur Sr. and Loretta (French) Ross. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Falbo) Ross and of Loretta (Beahm) Ross.
He was a U.S. Army 109th Infantry veteran of World War II.
He was retired from the Bethlehem Steel.
Robert A. Loch, 50, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 13, 2013, at home. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of the late Norman and Elizabeth (Gubb) Loch.
He was a graduate of Easton HS, where he attended Vo-Tech School in the woodworking program.
He worked for Eisenhardt Mills for 20 years. He was an independant custom woodworker and craftsman.
He volunteered with the Trinity Episcopal Church soup kitchen.