Bethlehem Press

Monday, March 30, 2020

Dorothy (Johnson) Fremstad, 4,000-hour St. Luke’s volunteer

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy (Johnson) Fremstad, 92, of Bethlehem, died March 10, 2020. Born in Whitehall, Wisconsin, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Clarissa (Linnell) Johnson. She was the wife of the late Bennie A. Fremstad.

She volunteered more than 4,000 hours at St. Luke’s, Bethlehem.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Fremstad and her companion Ron Post, and Sandra Ann Robinson and her husband Andrew; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Ben A. Fremstad; and a daughter, Kristen Fremstad.

John M. Sunday, Elite co-owner; funeral director

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

John M. Sunday, 67, of Whitehall, died suddenly March 11, 2020, at Penn State Health - Saint Joseph, Bern Township. Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late John G. and Helen M. (Michaelcavage) Sunday.

He was a 1970 graduate of Minersville Area HS; a graduate of Lehigh-Carbon Community College, Schnecksville; and a graduate of the American Academy McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science, New York, New York.

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.

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.

Dorothy (Johnson) Fremstad, 4,000 hour St. Luke’s volunteer

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy (Johnson) Fremstad, 92, of Bethlehem, died March 10, 2020. Born in Whitehall, Wisconsin, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Clarissa (Linnell) Johnson. She was the wife of the late Bennie A. Fremstad.

She volunteered more than 4,000 hours at St. Luke’s, Bethlehem.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Fremstad and her companion Ron Post, and Sandra Ann Robinson and her husband Andrew; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Ben A. Fremstad; and a daughter, Kristen Fremstad.

Siglinde R. Agentis , OLPH Church member

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Siglinde “Mutti” R. Agentis, 93, of Bethlehem, died March 6, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. Born in Rüsselsheim, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Georg and Lisette (Hornung) Reining. She was the wife of the late Arthur Agentis.

She was a seamstress and a cook, and sold potato pancakes at the Allentown Fair and Musikfest for many years.

She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Robert J. Willgruber, mail carrier

Tuesday, March 10, 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 High School.

He was in the United States Navy. Bob 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.

Patricia M. Roemersma, Bon-Ton HR manager

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Patricia “Trish” M. Roemersma, 69, of Lopatcong Township, died March 1, 2020, in the Brakeley Park Center, Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Born in Queens, New York, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Margaret (Flood) Seiferheld. She was the wife of Wim Roemersma for 47 years.

She was a human resources manager with the former Bon-Ton, Phillipsburg.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Alpha.

Ronald E. Gonzalez, formerly of Bethlehem

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Ronald E. Gonzalez, 89, of Linwood and formerly of Bethlehem, died Feb. 29, 2020. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Nicanor and Rebecca (Montemayor) Gonzalez. He was the husband of the late Anne H. (Comer) Gonzalez.

He was in the US Army during the Korean War.

He worked for over 40 years with the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

He is survived by a son, Ronald R. Gonzalez; a brother-in-law, Martin Comer and his wife Patsy; nieces; nephews; cousins; and extended family.