Bethlehem Press

Monday, August 20, 2018

Judith M. Miller, Holy Cross E.L.C. member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Judith M. Miller, 79, of Bethlehem, died July 28, 2018, while in the care of Lehigh Valley Hospice, Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Rev. Richard L. Miller. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Helen (McKinley) Dotterer.

She was a 1957 graduate of Pottstown High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education in 1961 from the Philadelphia Museum College of Art.

Juan F. Carrasquillo Jr., Holy Infancy Church member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Juan “Paco” F. Carrasquillo Jr. 54, of Bethlehem, died suddenly on July 23, 2018. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, he was a son of Juan F. Carrasquillo Sr. and the late Gladys (Cintron). He was the husband of Militza (Garcia) Carrasquillo.

He had earned a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, and was currently working towards a master’s degree.

He was an accounts payable clerk employed by B. Braun Medical.

He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Margaret M. Bachochin, Western Electric retiree

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret M. Bachochin, 88, of Bethlehem, died July 23, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Bachochin.

She retired in 1993 from the former Western Electric after 43 years.

She attended Holy Ghost Parish.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Helen Bachochin; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by seven siblings, Veronica Frey, Elizabeth Meza, Mary Ferrani, Helen Batley, Anna Brase and Steven and Michael Bachochin.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

VETERANS Persian Gulf bonus deadline Aug. 31

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Eligible veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 to Aug. 31, 1991 are eligible to collect a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice.

Applications for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus are due by Aug. 31, 2018.

The bonus program, administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, pays $75 per month for qualifying, active-duty service members, up to a $525 maximum.

Jose Alejandro Diaz, born in Villalba, P.R.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jose Alejandro Diaz, 46, of Bethlehem, died July 18, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Villalba, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Gregorio and Ana M (Matos) Diaz. He was the husband of Nancy (Colon) Diaz for 18 years.

He will be remembered for his contagious smile and uplifting spirit. A fisherman, he loved to go he also became a “fisher of men” for his church.

He was a member of Koinonia House of Worship, Whitehall.