Bethlehem Press

Sunday, May 28, 2017

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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.

Mae Jonathan Lopez, St. Paul’s R.C. Church member

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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.

MEETING BOARD

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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, Rosemont Lutheran Church member

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

Mary M. Kenahan, OLPH church member

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

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, layout operator

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

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.