Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Eduardo T. Garcia, auto mechanic

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Eduardo T. Garcia, 87, of Allentown, died on his birthday, May 5, while in the care of Westminster Village. Born in Bonao, Dominican Republic, he was a son of the late Rafael and Heroina (Ramirez) Garcia. He was the husband of Carmen (Estevez) Garcia for 57 years.

He was a line operator for Mack trucks for many years.

He was an auto mechanic, a piano restorer, and made his own clothing.

Judith Sara Lobach, clerk, office assistant

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Judith Sara Lobach, 75, of Bethlehem, died May 8, 2018. She was the wife of Ronald George Lobach for 49 years.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Alice “Elsie” Quier.

She was a Liberty High School graduate.

She was a clerk for Hess’s Dept. Store and an office assistant for SureFit Inc. She later was a mail clerk for Spectrum Administrators, from which she retired.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

Taylor L. Hutnick, Days Inn general manager

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Taylor L. Hutnick, 26, of Palmerton, died May 8, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, as a result of a vehicular accident. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Kris R. (Pascoe) and her husband Aaron G. Leibovitz of Whitehall and Daniel S. and his wife Jessica (Conely) Hutnick of Bethlehem. She was the fiancée of Jason M. Orlando, with whom she resided.

She was a 2009 graduate of Northampton HS.

She was the general manager of the Days Inn - Airport Road, Allentown.

Patricia A. Koch-Lutseo, ASH psychiatric nurse

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Patricia A. Koch-Lutseo, 79, of Allentown, died May 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, in Fountain Hill. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas Schuler.

She was a graduate of Liberty HS.

She was a psychiatric nurse for Allentown State Hospital for many years until she retired.

She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Arthur A. Ronberg, worked at Kraft Foods

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Arthur A. Ronberg, 77, of Fountain Hill, died May 8, 2018, at his home. Born in Negaunee, Michigan, he was a son of the late Arthur A. and Aili (Louma) Ronberg. He was the husband of Helga (Popilas) Ronberg for 45 years.

He was a graduate of Oaklawn Community High School.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He worked at Kraft Foods for many years until he retired.

Gregory J. Colosi, HSF senior vice-president

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Gregory J. Colosi, 71, of Bethlehem Township, died May 3, 2018, while in the care of Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia. Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., he was a son of the late Natale and Camille (Sarno) Colosi.

He attended West Chester Community College and Wagner College in Staten Island.

He was a commercial real estate broker for Hemsley Spear and Friedland Realty, where he was the senior vice-president.

He was member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Adelina Guerra Simões, Sacred Heart Church

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Adelina Guerra Simões, 92, of Bethlehem Township, died May 8, 2018. Born in Forninhos, Portugal, she was a daughter of the late Abel and Maria (Guerra) Andrade. She was the wife of the late John Simões.

She was a sewing machine operator for 22 years, with Chickadee Manufacturing Company, until she retired in 1977.

She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Miller Heights.

She was a member of the The International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.

Robert G. Fray, accountant

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert G. Fray, 78, of Bethlehem, died May 13, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services I, Bethlehem. Born in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late George W. and Marjory (Magee) Fray. He was the husband of the late Margaret “Maggie” R. (Schlamb) Fray for six years.

He was an accountant for Fluidics Company, Philadelphia, for 15 years before he retired in 2017.

He was a member of Bethany Weslyan Church, Cherryville, where he assisted with the church work crew.

He was a member of “The Fight Club” of the Bethlehem cancer support group.

Damon A. Cole, ‘Earthquake’ bass player

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Damon A. Cole, 48, of Bethlehem, died suddenly on May 5, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late James Cole and Gail (Smith) Cole of Bethlehem. He was the husband of Gretchen (Flanagan) Cole for 18 years.

He attended Liberty HS.

He worked in construction for the local #1174 Laborers Union.

He played bass in his band, “Earthquake”.

Mark A. Gill, counter top fabricator

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Mark A. Gill, 44, of Northampton, died of natural causes on May 4, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. Born in Huddersfield, England, he was a son of the late Antony Gill and Diane E. Crossland of Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was the fiancé of Tammy Palacios.

He was a counter top fabricator for Stofanak Custom Cabinetry, Bethlehem.

He was a 1992 graduate of Freedom HS.