Family members: In addition to my mom and dad, I have three siblings ages 15, 13 and 10, and a cat named Thelonious Monk (after the jazz pianist). My family challenges me to be the best I can be, which has helped me achieve numerous awards and accomplishments.
Robert C. Leith, 77, of Bath, died April 9, 2018, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Charles and Christina (Duh) Leith. He was the husband of Carol A. (Nepa) Leith for 34 years.
He was an U.S. Marine in the national reserves during peace time.
Jumbars chef wins award
Paul Hoffert, chef-owner of Jumbars, Bethlehem, has been named a Combray Creative Chefs LLC / Combray Award winner. The breakfast and lunch only restaurant, which uses local suppliers and seasonal ingredients, was recognized for “Excellence of a Chef-owned restaurant.”
The monetary award is meant to ease the financial pressures of maintaining the excellence of a small restaurant and to provide flexibility to a creative chef.
Ruth Addie Kunsman, 86, of Bethlehem Township, died in her home on April 6, 2018. Born in Phillipsburg, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Semple and Evelyn (Messinger) Rush. She was the wife of George M. Kunsman for 66 years.
She was a 1952 graduate of Easton Hospital School of Nursing.
She was a registered nurse and was a pediatric nurse at Easton Hospital for several years and later at Warren Hospital, New Jersey.
She was a former member of Greenwich Presbyterian Church, Stewartsville, N.J.
BOUTIQUE AT THE RINK, Bethlehem, is right around the corner (4/30-6/4) and many volunteers are needed to make this annual fundraiser successful. Contact Jen Gibbs, 610-861-7556, email@example.com.
GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Allentown, needs volunteers to help with registration, activities, refreshments and event set-up / clean-up for their free community event, Healthy Kids Day April 21. Contact Maribel Tandazo, 610-351-9622, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:
Bethlehem City Hall Rotunda: Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission curated invitational mixed media exhibition, “Putting It Together,” April 22 to May 31. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Rotunda,10 E. Church St. Visit http://bfac-lv.org/.
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Bereavement event April 25
The Littner Memorial Lecture Series for Bereavement and St. Luke’s Health Network community event: “Grief Is A Journey: Finding Your Path Through Grief” with Dr. Kenneth J. Doka. 7:30 p.m. Central Moravian Church sanctuary, 73 W. Church St. A limited number of free tickets are available at the church office. Visit: www.sluhn.org/littnerlectureseries.
Networked recognized for innovation
Liberty HS is home to many motivated young adults. A group of these students came together this year with the intention of hosting a voter registration drive to register as many eligible Liberty students as possible.