Ronald John Fradeneck, 82, of Bethlehem, died May 20, 2017, after a brief illness. He was the husband Patricia (Bilsak) for 61 years.
He was in the United States Army.
Since 1953, he worked in engineering and technical management positions at the Homer Research Laboratory of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a lifetime member of Saint Anne Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
He was a longtime executive of the Lehigh Southside Boosters Club.
Family members: Stephen (father), Rebecca (mother), Mary Ellen (sister), Joel (brother)
Favorite subject: Any science-related subject because the more I learn about the world, the more I realize how little we know; that, to me, is intriguing.
Activities: NHS treasurer, student leader of Freedom HS Fellowship of Christian Athletes, cross country, track and field
Next steps: I intend to pursue an undergraduate degree in kinesiology and a master’s in nutrition.
Hellertown resident is a Who’s Who
Kelsey Payung of Hellertown, a bachelor of science in health science major at Lebanon Valley College, received the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award.
The national program honors outstanding senior campus leaders for their academic, leadership, volunteerism and other co-curricular achievements.
Bethlehem man is new Eagle Scout
The City of Bethlehem has released the 2017 update of the city park rules. The following are prohibited / banned: swimming, alcohol (permitted in pavilions by permit), portable grills or open fires, tents or temporary structures and generators.
The Saucon Park and Monocacy Park Recreation Areas have special parking regulations. Parking fines in these areas are doubled between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
State Senator Lisa Boscola announced that the City of Bethlehem has received $25, 000 out of a total of $75,000 for state Keystone Communities grants aimed at curbing blight and improving a community’s downtown business district.
The remainder of the grant monies have been given to the Greater Easton Development Partnership for its Keystone Main Street project.
Richard A. Mattern, 91, of Walnutport and formerly of Emmaus, died May 19, 2017, at Palmerton Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ruth M. (Stosh) Mattern.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Arthur A. and Mabel (Eastman) Mattern.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was an assistant postmaster in Allentown and the director of finance at the Lehigh Valley facility of the U.S. Postal Service for 35 years until he retired in 1980.
He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus, and was a former church council member.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
BASD: Iron Pigs fundraiser June 9
There will be a Bethlehem Area School District pediatric cancer mini-thon fund raiser at the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs on June 9. The game begins at 7:05 p.m. but come out early for all the festivities and the Friday night fireworks afterwards. Email email@example.com for information.
Freedom HS: Scholarship winners