Bethlehem Press

Monday, March 30, 2020

Robert J. Willgruber, mail carrier

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert J. Willgruber, 72, of Bethlehem, died March 3, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Lorraine Willgruber. He was the husband of Lorelei Willgruber.

He attended Liberty HS.

He was in the United States Navy. Willgruber was employed as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service, Bethlehem, until he retired.

He was a member of the North End Republican Club, West Side Republican Club and Rosemont Fire Company.

Lehigh Co. Senior Centers close

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services has issued the following statement:

Lehigh County wants to assure all residents that we are taking every precaution when it comes to our vulnerable elder population. As such, we will be closing our senior centers starting from March 13 through March 23.

For any questions or concerns regarding elder safety, contact the Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services directly at 610-782-3034.

Hilda K. Wolfe, executive secretary

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Hilda “Hildy” K. Wolfe, 92, of Bethlehem, died March 10, 2020. Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Ignatz and Julia (Groller) Kopfer. She was the wife of Paul R. Wolfe for 43 years.

She was an executive secretary for 26 years until she retired from Western Electric.

She was a lifelong member of St. John’s Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Lewis and Alfred Kopfer; and three sisters, Rose Kochan, Julia Kremus and Anne Bealer.

volunteers

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY OF THE GLV, Allentown is hosting a 2020 Volunteer Kick-Off 6:30-8pm on March 19th at our office, where new and existing volunteers can learn about the many volunteer opportunities that will be available, such as our special events, office and clerical, health and wellness fairs, walk/run group that will participate in local races, outreach, and general facility maintenance. Call Nancy Petite, 610-861-7555 ext. 39, npetiet@cancersupportglv.org.

One-day garden workshops planned

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension Lehigh Valley Master Gardeners present the Home Gardener Conference, a one-day event filled with workshops for the gardener that will help participants find their new year garden inspiration, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

Get energized and free your mind at the optional morning yoga session, and learn about Backyard Invasive Pests from keynote speaker Dr. Amy Korman, horticulture extension educator.