BACH Events for May 19, 20
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will hold the final weekend of the 110th annual spring festival from May 19 and 20 at Lehigh University and in Historic Downtown Bethlehem, Moravian Community.
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and Bach Choir Orchestra performing the Mass in B Minor, chamber music, a relaxed German-inspired coffee house and the Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre will be featured.
For information, visit http://www.bach.org.
Jonathan Morales Lopez, 19, of Bethlehem, died due to injuries from an automobile accident on May 10, 2017. Born in Guatemala, he was a son of Noe and Marcela (Lopez) Morales of Bethlehem.
He was a 2016 graduate of Freedom HS. He had planned to attend Northampton Community College this coming fall.
He was a server at Tuscana Pizza.
He was a member of St. Paul’s R. C. Church, Allentown.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by three sisters, Leslie, Jasmine and Jayden Morales; uncles; aunts; and cousins.
Burial will be in Guatemala.
Edith F. Ettwein, 101, of Bethlehem Township, died April 23, 2017, in her home. Born in Waterford Township, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Salvadore and Lucy (Delmonaco) Balson. She was the wife of the late John C. Korpics and the late Edward Ettwein.
TOPTON Flea market set for May 19
The Lutheran Home at Topton is holding a free community-wide flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19 and 8 a.m. to noon May 20 on the main campus, 1 S. Home Ave., Topton, 19562.
Items for sale will include crafts, jewelry, household goods, tools and collectibles. Seller tables are available for a cost.
For more information, call 610- 682-1413.
Chamber Italian fest set for June 17
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce is hosting the second annual Italian Festival from noon to 8 p.m. on June 17 in downtown Historic Bethlehem.
There will be a wine trail with 14 wines curated by South Italy Imports. The Italian Food Trail will include The Brick, Tapas on Main, Twisted Olive, Colony Meadery and more. Music will be provided by Trouble City All-Stars, Cunningham & Associates, Sunshine Symphony and street musicians.
Wednesday, May 17
Bethlehem City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 10 E. Church St. (change of date due to primary elections)
Fountain Hill Council Council, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.
Thursday, May 18
City of Bethlehem Redevelopment, 4:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.
Bethlehem Twp. Municipal Authority, 6:30 p.m. municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.
Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Monday, May 22
BASD regular Board Meeting, 7 p.m., East Hills M.S. auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.
Ronald B. Schoch, 71, of Bethlehem, died April 25, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Richard and Edith (Larosh) Schoch of Bethlehem.
He worked for many years at Tarkett Flooring Company. After he took retirement, he worked for three years at Wegman’s, Bethlehem.
He was a member of Rosemont Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Randy and his wife Karen Schoch; and two nephews, Eric and Kevin.
HBMS Tour set for June
Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites will hold the 25th annual Rooms to View House Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3. The tour will include restorations, estates and backyard retreats in Bethlehem, Center Valley, and Coopersburg.
Mary M. Kenihan, 93, of Bethlehem and formerly of Laurel, Md., died April 24, 2017 at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in White Haven, she was a daughter of the late John and Honore (Caffrey) Martini. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. Kenihan for 45 years.
She was a 1941 graduate of White Haven High School, White Haven. She attended post graduate classes at Liberty HS and at Bethlehem Business College.
She worked for various telephone companies throughout the United States. During World War II, she worked at Vultee Aircraft, Allentown.
Helen O. Rayner, 88, of Bethlehem, died May 4, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Zemlansky) Osio. She was the wife of Frank L Rayner for 50 years.
She was a layout operator for 34 years until she retired from Western Electric.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother-in-law, Steven and his wife Phyllis Rayner; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, George Osio.