Bethlehem Press

Monday, December 11, 2017

Elizabeth J. Onyskiw, bank clerk

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Elizabeth J. Onyskiw, 84, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 26, 2017, at the St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Helen and Emil “Jack” Seifert. She was the wife of the late Lawrence M. Onyskiw Sr. for 43 years.

She was a clerk for and was retired from Nazareth National Bank. She worked later for Seniors Helping Seniors.

She was a member of St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Janny (Snyder) Graver, AT&T nurse

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Janny (Snyder) Graver, 86, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 23, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Lehighton, she was raised by her grandparents, the late Anne Kline Snyder and Ambrose Snyder. She was the wife of Stanley G. Graver Jr. for 66 years.

She was a graduate of Lehighton High School and of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from East Stroudsburg University.

She most recently was an industrial nurse at Western Electric/AT&T, Allentown.

She was a member of Rosemont Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

Richard C. Rutledge Sr., safety officer

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard “Dick” C. Rutledge Sr., 86, of Bethlehem Township, died Nov. 25, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospice. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he was a son of the late Bernice (Stevenson) and Charlie Lee Rutledge. He was the husband of Betty J. (Zawadski) Rutledge for 62 years.

He was a 1950 graduate of Scott High School, Toledo., Ohio. He attended the University of Toledo for one year.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Richard J. Facinelli, phone company installer

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard J. Facinelli, 90, of Bethlehem Township, died Nov. 20, 2017. Born in Hazleton, he was a son of the late William and Esther (Rossi) Facinelli. He was the husband of Marie A. (Garganta) Facinelli for 61 years.

He was a truck driver and mechanic in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in the Philippines.

He was an installer for Bell Telephone Company until he retired in 1989 after 33 years of service.

He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Lillian R. Gaul, worked at Laros and Schoenen’s

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Lillian “Lil” R. Gaul, 101, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 24, 2017, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Fountain Hill. Born in South Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Mary (Peter) and Joseph Kerso. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Repsher and the late Anthony Gaul.

She worked for R.K. Laros Silk Mill and for Schoenen’s Market, both in Bethlehem.

She was a member of the former St. John’s Hungarian Catholic Church and recently of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was a member of the Sodality.

She volunteered with the church and at St. Luke’s Hospital.

Terrence Emil Jones, maintenance mechanic

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Terrence Emil Jones, 42, of Bethlehem and formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., died Nov. 18, 2017. He was the husband of Stephanie (Quiles) Jones for 19 years. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Marvie Wollaston of Brooklyn.

He was a maintenance mechanic at Just Born Inc., Bethlehem, for several years.

He was a member of Life In Christ Church, Bethlehem.

George F. Guldner Jr., worked at steel’s home office

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

George F. Guldner Jr., 90, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 16, 2017, at home. Born in Belleville, N.J., he was a son of the late Elizabeth (Partington) and George F. Guldner Sr. He was the husband of Barbara (Thompson) Guldner.

He was a 1944 graduate of Nutley High School, Nutley, N.J., and, in 1951, from Rider University.

He was a member of the United States Navy during World War II in the South Pacific.

He worked for 32 years with the Bethlehem Steel Corporation at the home office.

Fay R. Lutte, Christ Church U.C.C. member

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Fay R. Lutte, 76, of Bethlehem, died Nov.10, 2017, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of Frederick R. Lutte. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Herma Kelchner.

She was a 1958 graduate of Liberty HS, a 1961 graduate of the Hackensack School of Nursing and a 1981 graduate of Cedar Crest College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree.

She was a registered nurse for 34 years at Lehigh Valley Hospital and retired in 1998.

Martha E. Cornish, BASD cafeteria worker

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Martha E. Cornish, 90, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 13, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Lance and Virginia (Graves) French. She was the wife of the late Edwin Cornish.

She lived in Oklahoma for several years and had recently returned to the Lehigh Valley.

She was a cafeteria worker in the Bethlehem Area School District for many years.

She was a former member of St. Paul’s Baptist Church and later of the Second Baptist Church.

John A. Alogna, Fuller, FLSmidth executive

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

John A. Alogna, 74, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 5, 2017. Born in Wethersfield, Conn., he was a son of Ella Corinne Maturo and Michael Paul Alogna. He was the husband of Winifred (Wink) Alogna for 49 years.

He attended the Williston Northampton School,Easthampton, Mass., and Dickinson College, Carlisle. He earned a master’s degree in business administration and a Juris Doctorate degree from Temple University.