John J. Malok, 81, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 1, 2012, in his daughter's home. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Anna (LePosa) Malok. He was the husband of the late Gloria (Banks) Malok.
He was a lineman for PP&L for many years.
He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
He was a former board member of the Lower Saucon Sportsmen's Club. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W.), the West End Republican Club and the Grover Cleveland, 540 and the Jefferson Democratic Clubs.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road.
The program is "My American Freedom Via Amateur Radio" by AC7HU. The speaker is a local man who escaped from Cuba on a raft a few years ago. Because of ham radio operators, he was literally able to survive until he established himself as a productive citizen.
Foster F. Frable Sr., 98, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 24, 2012, in Kirkland Village. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Adam Q. and Mary (Borger) Frable. He was the husband of the late Beatrice (Reiss) Frable for 67 years.
He was a graduate of Liberty HS, Bethlehem Business College and Penn State University.
He worked for Weston Dodson, which later merged with Lehigh Coal and Navigation. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1979 after 45 years in the coal industry.
Shakespeare's "Henry VIII" and "Measure for Measure" will receive their first productions at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in the company's summer season of 2013.
The season will also include Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," the award-winning comic-thriller, "The 39 Steps," and Rodgers and Hammerstein's legendary musical, "Oklahoma!"
The season opens May 31 and runs through Aug. 4 in the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University.
Thursday, January 3
Muslims and Christians United potluck supper and program, "The Myths and Realities of Jihad", 6:30 p.m. Wesley Church, 2540 Center St. http://muslimschristiansunited.blogspot.com; 610-866-1734.
Delaware Lehigh Amateur Radio Club, "My American Freedom via Amateur Radio," 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road. Visit www.dlarc.org or email KE3AW@ARRL.NET or call 610-432-8286.
Friday, January 4
First Friday, South Bethlehem, 6 to 10 p.m. between Third, Fourth and South New streets. Call 610-841-5831.
Elizabeth (Baughan) Buck, 81, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 9, 2012. Born in Abingdon, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Foster) Baughan. She was the wife of the late Paul J. Buck.
She was a kindergarten teacher at Holy Infancy School for 17 years.
She was a member of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church where she was active in the 55 and over club.
Notre Dame: FBLA students excel
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members attended the regional leadership conference at Lehigh Carbon Community College.
Online, home site and performance testing first place winners were Z. Hogan, Business Law; M. Capella, Computer Applications; K. Capella, Intro to Business Communication; and A. Marone, Public Speaking I;
Seconds place honorees are J. Petrakovic, Business Communication; and K. Wertz, Ms. FBL.
Francesca Susan Steingroewer, 81, of Bethlehem, died December 12, 2012. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Antonina Dato. She was the wife of the late Hans G. Steingroewer for 38 years.
She was a registered nurse.
She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem for 40 years, where she was a member of the 55 Plus Club.