Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Rose P. (Saurino) Hugitz, 100 years old

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Rose P. (Saurino) Hugitz, 100, of Fountain Hill, died September 13, 2019, at Cedarbrook, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late John A. Hugitz. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Carrie (DeNofa) Saurino.

She was a manger at Grant’s 5&10 and then at McCrory Corporation for over 43 years before she retired.

She was a former member of Our Lady of Pompeii Church, Bethlehem.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Lena; and three brothers, Jack, Thomas and Joseph.

Hilda Curet, sewer at Debbie Sue

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Hilda Curet, 87, of Bethlehem, died September 12, 2019. Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late Andreas and Juana (Rodriguez) Delgado. She was wife of the late Felix Curet Torres.

She was a sewer at the former Debbie Sue Fashion.

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

She is survived by three children, Mildred Curet, Jose F. Curet and Ivette Gracia; 10 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Contributions can be made to Holy Infancy Church, 312 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, PA 18015.

Nancy C. Ihle, SVSD food service manager

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Nancy C. Ihle, 78, of Bethlehem Township, died Sept. 11, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Frances (McGoldrick) Kametz. She was the wife of the late Robert Rackawack and the late Leonard Ihle.

She waitressed for many years at different restaurants, including Twin Lakes Country Club, Collins and the Bushkill Center Hotel. She was an integral part in the startup of the former Candlelight. Later she was a food service manager for the Saucon Valley School District until she retired in 2008 after 22 years.

Phillip E. Doddy. Frinzi Brothers bass player

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Phillip E. Doddy, 89, of Hellertown, died Aug. 31, 2019, at his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis J. Sr. and Evelyn C. (Betge) Doddy. He was the husband of Rosemarie R. (Ricci) Doddy for 66 years.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He worked for the local Carpenters Union for many years.

He was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Hellertown, where he sang in the choir and was a past president of the Holy Name Society.

Edgar Carmelo Negron Sr., cook in local restaurants

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Edgar Carmelo Negron Sr., 65, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 3, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Carmelo Negron and of Ana Santiago. He was the husband of Rita Werkheiser for more than 25 years.

He was a Liberty HS graduate.

He was a talented cook and worked in local restaurants.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Edgar Manuel Jr.; a daughter, Chrissy; and a granddaughter, Michelae Negron.

He was predeceased by three siblings, Carmelo Negron Jr., Jose Negron and Eledes Davis.

Raymond J. Sagl, U.S.P.S. accountant

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Raymond J. Sagl, 86, of Center Valley, died September 7, 2019. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late August and Emma (Feichtel) Sagl. He was the husband of Elsie R. (Bauer) for 61 years.

He was a Central Catholic High School graduate.

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was an accountant for the United States Postal Service until he took retirement.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Michael J. Conelias, battled multiple sclerosis

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael “Mikey C.” J. Conelias, 50, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 1, 2019. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Trent and Joanne (Groller) Conelias of Bethlehem.

He attended Freedom HS where he played basketball and baseball. He attended the University of Delaware where he was a pitcher for the baseball team and a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Phillip E. Doddy, Frinzi Brothers bass player

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Phillip E. Doddy, 89, of Hellertown, died August 31, 2019, at his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis J., Sr. and Evelyn C. (Betge) Doddy. He was the husband of Rosemarie R. (Ricci) Doddy for 66 years.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He worked for the Local Carpenter’s Union for many years.

He was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Hellertown, where he sang in the choir and was a past president of the Holy Name Society.

Guadalupe Ocampo, Holy Infancy Catholic Church member

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Guadalupe “Lupe” Ocampo, 92, of Bethlehem, died at her residence Aug. 27, 2019. Born in Ameca Jalisco, Mexico, she was a daughter of the late Wenceslao Sanchez Ruiz and Catalina (Alvarez) Ruiz. She was the wife of the late Eliseo “Leo” Ocampo for 70 years. She was proud to be a citizen of the United States.

She was a seamstress and was a sewing machine operator for local factories in the Lehigh Valley for over 27 years until she retired in 1978.

She was a parishioner of Holy Infancy Catholic Church.

She was a member of the ILGWU.