Dorothy “Dot” J. Brensinger, 76, of Walnutport, died on Nov. 14, 2018. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George and Lillian (Ward) Lindenmuth. She was the wife of Donald B. Brensinger for 53 years.
She was a member of St. Paul’s U.C.C., Indianland.
She was a receptionist and assembler at Gebhardt Bowling Supply for more than 20 years.
Elizabeth Mary Toth, 91, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Holy Family Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Helen (Cikel) Kovacs. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Toth for 32 years.
She worked in various jobs.
She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township, prior to moving to Holy Family Manor.
She is survived by nieces; nephews; and extended family.
She was predeceased by three sisters; and two brothers.
Doris M. Hartzell, 92, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 11, 2018, at Weston Senior Living, Emmaus. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy (King) and Albert Fritzinger.
She was the wife of the late William Hartzell for 48 years.
She was a member of Notre Dame Church.
She was a member of the 55 Plus Club and the Senior Club at Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Joanne B. Schuler; a son, David J. and his wife Betsy; former son-in-law, Frederick Schuler; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Grace K. Fella, 94, of Katy, Texas, and formerly of Bethlehem, died Oct. 24, 2018, while in the care of The Grace Care Center of Katy. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Kline) Kelly. She was the wife of the late Edward S. Fella for 48 years.
She was a 1942 Hellertown High School graduate.
She was in the U. S. Army during World War II.
She was a bookkeeper at Fella Studios; she and her husband purchased, from his brother, the Calvin and Fella Studio, Allentown. She worked there until she retired.
Ilma Torres, 59, of Allentown, and formerly of Bethlehem, died Oct. 13, 2018, in ManorCare of Allentown after a long illness. Born in Neptune, N.J., she was a daughter of Carmen (Rivera) Torres of Florida and the late Herminio Torres.
She attended Holy Infancy R. C. Church, Bethlehem.
Susan Ford, 63, of Fountain Hill, died Oct. 24, 2018, while in the care of ManorCare, Bethlehem. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late James P. and Elizabeth (Ianelli) Dugan.
She was an Allen High School graduate.
She was an Allen High School secretary for many years until she retired due to illness.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Pauline Elizabeth Beinema, 101, of Bethlehem, died in her home on Oct. 8, 2018. Born in Worcester, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Esther (Carlson) Anderson. She was the wife of the late Marvin Beinema.
She graduated from high school and business school.
She was a secretary for several years at the New England Conservatory of Music. She was later the director of the Bath Senior Center and the voice of the Weather Service, sponsored by the former Union Bank and Trust, both for many years.
Elisangie Feliciano Castillo, 40, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 26, 2018, after a long illness in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of Jesus Feliciano and Carmen Castillo of Arecibo.
She was a graduate of The American University in Puerto Rico.
She was a special education teacher for several years in Puerto Rico.
She was of the Catholic faith.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Marlene Feliciano Castillo, in Puerto Rico; and many relatives and friends here in the United States and in Puerto Rico.
Frank J. Melanson Jr., of Bethlehem, and formerly of Passaic County, NJ, died Oct. 6, 2018, in Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. Born in Warwick Township, Bucks County, he was a son of the late Frank J. Sr. and Frances (Johnson) Melanson. He was the husband of the late Lorraine (Schrouder) Melanson.
He was in the U. S. Army during the occupation of Okinawa.
He was a typesetter for Hawthorne Press for many years before retiring.
He was a former member of Grace United Methodist Church, Wyckoff, N.J.
Mary A. Vidonya, 88, of Bethlehem, died Nov.1, 2018, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Swedesburg, she was a daughter of the late William and Sophia (Niznik) Yenca. She was the wife of the late Stephen L. Vidonya for 52 years.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was active in the Women’s Guild, St. Joseph’s Society and several other church groups.