Dorothy Latham, 87, of Bethlehem, died May 11, 2017. Born in Manchester, England, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ada (Bagshaw) Bailey. She was the wife of the late Thomas Latham.
She was a sewing machine operator for Muriel Dress Factory and a cake icer at Groman’s Bakery.
She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, where she was on the altar guild.
She is survived by a son, Francis Thomas; nieces; nephews; and a friend, Brian Glancy.
Margaret Holland, 91, of Nazareth, died April 21, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Sikora) Racz. She was the wife of the late Robert G. Holland.
She worked for 30 years in the faculty dining room at Moravian College.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nazareth.
She is survived by two daughters, Diane and her husband Andrew Pieszala and Debra and her husband Richard Blakely; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Bill.
William “Bill” T. Lynch, 89, of Bethlehem and Venice, Florida, died April 29, 2017, at his home in Venice. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Bernard J. and Anna (Connell) Lynch. He was the husband of Dolores (Seaman) Lynch for 26 years and of the late Josephine (Keretz) Lynch for 35 years.
He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran.
He worked in the personnel department of Western Electric for 36 years.
He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Roman Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where he was a lector and a bingo caller for many years.
HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES needs volunteers for its “Rooms to View“ House and Garden Tour June 3. Contact Tavia Minnich, 610-882-0450 x20, email@example.com.
BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs one-day volunteers for annual Aquatics Invitational on Saturday, May 20. Volunteers will help escort athletes to their correct lanes, help with lunch, and other areas. Contact Dana Lindsay, 267-221-7740, volunteers@BethlehemSOPA.org.
FHS Talent night set for May 19
There will be a Freedom HS talent show night at 7 p.m. May 19 at the school, 3149 Chester Ave.
The Freedom’s Got Talent show features music, dancing and fun by FHS students, including many of the “Peter Pan” cast members.
There is a cost which will be collected at the door.
Anastasia “Ann” D. Rahn of Bethlehem, died May 3, 2017. She was the wife of the late Hilton Rahn Jr.
She was retired curator and registrar of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society for 16 years. She was earlier a Kemerer Museum volunteer guide and gift shop manager.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem.
She was a member of the Pennsylvania Jazz Society, Historic Bethlehem Partnership, the Sun Inn and the Allentown Art Museum auxiliary.
Elizabeth J. Pavlish, 88, of Bethlehem, died May 12, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Walter Kuhns and Margaret (Edwards) Tomlinson.
She was a 1946 graduate of Fountain Hill High School. She was a 1952 graduate of Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia.
She was a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital for 35 years before she retired.
She was a member of Fritz Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was a member of the Bethlehem Senior Center.
Robert L. Kern Sr., 78, of Bethlehem Township, died May 9, 2017, in his home. Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Raymond F. Kern and late Cula Annamae (Fehr) Kern. He was the husband of Mary Ann Kern (Horvath) for 58 years.
He was a 1956 graduate of Liberty HS.
He was in the United States Navy.
He was a painter and welder at Mack Trucks.
He was a member of Ebenezer Bible Fellowship Church.
Peter Allen Melly, 73, of Moravian House 1, Bethlehem, died May 9, 2017, in Old Orchard Health Care Center, Palmer Township. Born in Paterson, N.J., he was a son of the late Peter and Ethel (Allen) Melly.
He was in the U. S. Army during the Cuban missile crisis.
He was an electrician in the communications field for many years until he took retirement.
He was raised in the Catholic faith.
He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Melly of California; a sister, Elizabeth Klein of Bethlehem; a grandson, Gregory; and two nephews, Kenneth Grundstein and Shane Melly.
Marion “Miny” L. Lenner, 79, of Bethlehem, died May 3, 2017, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Abner and Marion (Allam) Still. She was the wife of the late Vincent “Reds” J. Lenner for 58 years.
She worked in the billing department of and was retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp.
She was a member of Advent Moravian Church, Bethlehem.
She is survived by a brother, Abner Jr. and his wife Lucia Still; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; great-great nieces; and great-great nephews.