Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Alfred Gelber, self-employed salesman

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Alfred Gelber, 88, of Bensalem, died June 14, 2018, in his home. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late David and Frieda Gelber. He was the husband of Joan (Shapiro) Gelber for 58 years.

He was self-employed, for most of his life, in sales of various types throughout the Bucks County, Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia areas.

He was of the Jewish faith and last attended the former Congregation Bnai Brith, Philadelphia.

Helen Berezny Vargo, co-owned luncheonette

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Helen “Penny” Berezny Vargo, 98, of Bethlehem, died June 12, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Antolik) Chando. She was the wife of the late Edward Berezny and the late Julius Vargo.

She was the co-owner of Washington Lunch and Bowling, Southside Bethlehem.

She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, where she made pierogi until she was 96 years old.

NORCO Farmers Market coupons available

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior farmers market coupons worth a total of $20 will be available in June to Northampton County residents age 60 and older with proof of residence and age who meet income guidelines.

The Northampton County Area Agency on Aging will distribute the coupons, which persons may use only once during the program, for use from June 5 through Sept. 27. Proxy forms are available at senior centers and at the NCAA, 2801 Emrick Blvd., or by visiting www.northamptoncounty.org.

Evelyn E. Hole, FPC church member

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Evelyn E. Hole, 99, of Bethlehem, died June 15, 2018, in Westminster Village, Allentown. Born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Roland and Lillian (Johnson) Carman. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Lee Hole for 49 years.

She was a teacher for several years.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem.

She is survived by a daughter, Sue Fuller; three grandchildren, Susan Michaels, Chris Long and Mark Fuller; and three great grandchildren, Alexander, Ian and Ryan.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Long.

Book sale June 28, 30

Saturday, June 16, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Allentown

Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, is hosting a used book “bag sale” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 28 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 30 in the book sale room at the library.

Shoppers may purchase a brown paper bag from the library for a small fee and fill it up with books.

There will be an assortment of used books on all topics to choose from at the sale.

All proceeds benefit the library.

Information: allentownpl.org

Male-Rice:

Saturday, June 16, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Male, of Moore Township, announce the engagement of their daughter, Theresa, to Jason Rice, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Rice, of Lehigh Township.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Northampton Area High School and Mansfield University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

She works for Lehigh Valley Health Network-Pocono.

Her fiance is also a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

He works for Mauser Brothers-Homes by Wasyl.

The couple is planning a Sept. 1 wedding.