Winifred M. Washco, 93, of Bethlehem, died March 14, 2017, at Alexandria Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Col. Leonard E. Washco.
She was a registered nurse and worked for St. Luke’s Hospital and for The Bethlehem Corporation.
She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and was on several committees throughout the years.
She volunteered in the community for various nursing and health care needs, and participated in the Visiting Nurses Association.
Margaret E. Yankovic, 107, of Bethlehem, died March 5, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Donchez) Yankovic.
She was a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital and retired as the head nurse of the IV team.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
She is survived by a niece, Jo-Ellen and her husband Ron Batarick; a nephew, Charles and his wife Joyce Yankovich; and a great-niece, Catherine Yankovich.
Theresa Schoenberger, 76, of Bethlehem, died March 4, 2017, in her home. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Mary (Zawadski) and Adolph Dalint. She was the wife of Norman Schoenberger for 49 years.
She was a dietary aide at St. Luke’s Hospital.
She was a member of Wesley Methodist Church, Bethlehem.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Christine McGary; two sisters, Josephine and her husband Albert Cech and Mary Bossard; two grandsons, Dalton and Hunter; nieces; and nephews.
Fern A. Gilly, 94, formerly of Bethlehem, died March 4, 2017, at her residence at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John D. and Margaret (Brewen) Artz. She was the wife of the late Michael F. Gilly.
She was a 1942 Liberty HS graduate.
She worked in packaging and assembly for BBraun Medical, Bethlehem, for many years before she retired. During World War II, she worked in the offices of Bethlehem Steel Corp.
She was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church, North Catasauqua, for many years.
Elsie (Chismarich) Vargo, 96, of Bethlehem, died March 14, 2017, at Alexandria Manor, Bath. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Anton and Amelia Chismarich. She was the wife of the late Joseph Vargo.
She was a Liberty HS graduate.
She is survived by a daughter, Nancy and her husband Dennis Stoepker; and a nephew, Stephen.
Services will be private.
Contributions may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 521 E. Locust St. Bethlehem, PA 18018.
Arrangements were made by Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem.
Robert W. Ruhf, 59, of Bethlehem, died March 15, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill.
Born in Fountain Hill, Pa., he was a son of Theresa A. (Villani) Ruhf of Bath and the late Theodore T. Ruhf Sr.
He was a 1975 graduate of Freedom HS and attended Penn State University.
He was a vice-president of Certified Testing Labs, Bethlehem, for 35 years.
Frances Nellie Brown, 99, previously of Bethlehem, died March 12, 2017, in Nazareth. Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (Bochnak) Zima.
She was the wife of the late Joseph Gregory Brown Jr.
She was a waitress for 25 years at the former Walp’s Restaurant, Allentown.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Enice G. Konschnik, 92, of Bethlehem, died March 4, 2017, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Weston, she was a daughter of the late Mary (Reitmeyer) and Arthur Nause. She was the wife of the late Archie Konschnik for 43 years.
She was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was active in the altar society.
She is survived by a son, Archie “Bud” and his wife Linda; two daughters, Marion Connor and Theresa and her husband Steve Wilson; a sister, Marion Neville; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Lawrence M. Wilson, 59, of Bethlehem, died unexpectedly on March 5, 2017. Born in Sellersville, he was a son of the late David and Genevieve Wilson. He was the husband of Susan J. (Ott) Wilson for 35 years.
He worked in sales for more than 25 years, most recently with Electronic Security Solutions.
He was a member of Silver Creek Country Club and Hartefeld National Golf Club.
Gerald C. Snyder, 67, of Bethlehem, died March 3, 2017. He was a son of the late Beatrice (Keller) and Charles “Jack” Snyder. He was a 1957 graduate of Liberty HS. He earned both bachelor and master degrees from Allegheny College.
He worked for the Social Security Administration for many years in Los Angeles, Calif.
He sang in choral groups and choirs.