Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Georgine M. (Achey) Williams, apartment building co-superintendent

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Georgine M. (Achey) Williams, 99, of Bethlehem, died Nov.6 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice, Muhlenberg. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Bessie (Evans) Achey. She was the wife of the late George C. Williams.

She and her husband were the building superintendents at Parkhurst Apartments for over 30 years.

She was a member of Edgeboro Moravian Church, Bethlehem.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Russell Hoysan Sr., electrician

Russell Hoysan Sr., 87, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 10, 2019, at Phoebe Health Center. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Salak) Hoysan. He was the husband of Olga (Beleykanich) Hoysan.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was later with the National Guard.

He was an electrician at and was retired from the Bethlehem Steel. He then worked as a courier for Quest Diagnostics.

He was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Raymond T. Young Jr., worked at Bethlehem Steel

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Raymond T. Young Jr., 67, died unexpectedly on Nov. 8, 2019, at home. He was born in Bethlehem. He was the husband of Linda R. Young for 45 years.

He was a graduate of Moravian College.

He worked at the Bethlehem Steel, Modern Concrete and Home Star prior to his retirement.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Emily Aragona-Young and her wife Jeralyn Aragona-Young of Blakeslee and Ellen Young of Bethlehem; and two granddaughters, twins Mya and Leo.

Elizabeth R. Warjas, Sacred Heart Church member

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Elizabeth “Liz” R. Warjas, 93, of Bethlehem, died November 7, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospice House. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Kay (Molnar) Casciano.

She was the wife of the late Andrew “Doc” E. Warjas.

She was a 1944 graduate of Liberty High School.

She was a sewing machine operator. She worked for Pathmark and Giant Foods until she was upwards of 80 years old.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Church where she was the last president of the Altar Rosary Society.

Linda M. Jeffery, worked at Moravian Academy

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Linda M. Jeffery, 69, of Moravian House Apartments, Bethlehem, died November 1st, 2019. Born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, she was a daughter of Marian W. Jeffery and the late Charles R. Jeffery of Bethlehem.

She attended the Swain School, Allentown, and Ellen Cushing Junior College, Bryn Mawr.

She was a housekeeper for many years for Moravian Academy, Bethlehem.

She was a one-time member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem.

Sally S. (Matheny) Kisner, worked in learning support

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Sally S. (Matheny) Kisner, 83, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 30, 2019, while in the care of Westminster Village. Born in Mannington, West Virgina, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Veda (Arnett) Matheny. She was the wife of the late George E. Kisner.

She earned a bachelor of science degree in social work and a degree in elementary education from West Virginia University.

She owned and operated Learn ‘n Play toy store, Bethlehem. She worked in learning support at Governor Wolf ES.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Bethlehem.

Jeannette G. Williamson, office worker

Thursday, October 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Jeannette G. Williamson, 90, of Lower Saucon Township, died October 23, 2019, at Moravian Village, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of Harold B. and Edith J. Garland (nee Allam). She was the wife of Rae R. Williamson for 69 years.

She was a 1947 graduate of Liberty High School and attended Temple University, from which she received an honorary certificate.

Judith Ann Gibson, formerly of Hellertown

Thursday, October 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Judith Ann Gibson, 76, of Little Rock, Arkansas, and formerly of Hellertown, died October 21, 2019. Born n Paynesville, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late James and Helen (Abrahamson) Dominish.

She was a specialized professional caregiver employed by Lehigh University.

She was predeceased by a sister, Paulette McKee of Anacortes, Washington.