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Students craft origami gifts for cancer patients

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News

A number of Fountain Hill Elementary School students donated their time and care to patients at St. Luke's University Hospital Cancer Center recently, hand-making 1,000 paper cranes for patients in the hospital.

Hospital Marketing and Public Relations Director Sue Ross said in a release the five girls decided to do a special project with the help of their art teacher, Susan Berkenstock.

Leo R. Rheiner Jr.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

electrician, security person

Leo R. Rheiner Jr., 81, of Bethlehem, died July 14, 2012, at his residence. Born in Bethlehem, he was son of the late Leo Sr. and Mary (Henry) Rheiner. He was was the husband of Phyllis (DeLong) Rheiner for 55 years.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served aboard the USS Damato during the Korean War.

He was employed by Bethlehem Steel as an electrician. He later worked in corporate security at both Martin Tower and the Homer Research facilities.

He was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.

Sancho P. Bryant Jr.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethlehem

Sancho P. Bryant Jr., 65, of Bethlehem, died July 31, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., he was the son of the late Sancho P. Sr. and Mary Ann (Dunlap) Bryant. He was the husband of Deborah (Posten) Bryant.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Desiree Bryant of Bridgeport; eight nephews; a niece; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Stella Mae Scipio and Louise "Lizzie" Bryant; and a brother, Tyrone Coleman.

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

Mary Bolza Horwath

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

office clerk

Mary Bolza Horwath, 91, of Bethlehem, died July 18, 2012, at Blough Health Care Center, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rocchina (Mastropieri) Bolza. She was the wife of Raymond T. Horwath for 68 years.

She was a 1938 graduate of Liberty HS and a graduate of Bethlehem Business School.

She was an office clerk for Bethlehem Steel, and worked in the main office. She was also the private secretary to Laura Gross.

She was a parishioner of University Parish of Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Judith Lee Martin

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethlehem

Judith Lee Martin, 64, of Bethlehem, died July 30, 2012, in Holy Family Manor. Born in Huntington, N..Y, she was a daughter of the late Wilder and Grace (Crawford) Pray.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra and Wendy Broughton, both in California; two sons, Christopher Broughton and Aaron Martin, both in Massachusetts; two sisters, twin Joyce Hittinger of Bethlehem Township and Joan Hansson of Connecticut; two brothers, Wilder Pray of California and David Pray of Richmond, Va.; and five grandchildren.

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

Robert C. Gundrum

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Fountain Hill

Robert C. Gundrum, 78, of Bethlehem, died July 23, 2012, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Albert and Madolin (Bryson) Gundrum.

He was a graduate of Liberty HS class of 1952 and Lehigh University class of 1956.

He was in the U.S. Army and was discharged with the rank of SP4.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corporation and New Jersey Zinc Company. He then worked for Preston Trucking Company, retiring after 20 years of service.

He volunteered at several local animal shelters.

SCHOOL NEWS

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in School

Holy Infancy: New principal named

Holy Infancy's new principal, Virgilio Ogando, has dual masters degrees in bilingual education and building leadership from Mercy College in the Bronx, N.Y. Before coming to Holy Infancy, he was the principal of a Holy Spirit School in the Bronx. His first meeting with the parents of Holy Infancy students is scheduled for Aug. 22.