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Vilma E. Molnar, steel secretary

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

William B. Noe, electric furnace

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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, co-owned the Midway Inn

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

READYPA: Web page offers safety tips

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

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 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 and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.

Robert A. Loch, woodworker

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.