Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Alfred Gelber, self-employed salesman

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Alfred Gelber, 88, of Bensalem, died June 14, 2018, in his home. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late David and Frieda Gelber. He was the husband of Joan (Shapiro) Gelber for 58 years.

He was self-employed, for most of his life, in sales of various types throughout the Bucks County, Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia areas.

He was of the Jewish faith and last attended the former Congregation Bnai Brith, Philadelphia.

Helen Berezny Vargo, co-owned luncheonette

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Helen “Penny” Berezny Vargo, 98, of Bethlehem, died June 12, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Antolik) Chando. She was the wife of the late Edward Berezny and the late Julius Vargo.

She was the co-owner of Washington Lunch and Bowling, Southside Bethlehem.

She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, where she made pierogi until she was 96 years old.

Evelyn E. Hole, FPC church member

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Evelyn E. Hole, 99, of Bethlehem, died June 15, 2018, in Westminster Village, Allentown. Born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Roland and Lillian (Johnson) Carman. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Lee Hole for 49 years.

She was a teacher for several years.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem.

She is survived by a daughter, Sue Fuller; three grandchildren, Susan Michaels, Chris Long and Mark Fuller; and three great grandchildren, Alexander, Ian and Ryan.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Long.

Betty J. Eisenhard, garment worker, presser

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Betty J. Eisenhard, 87, of Nazareth and formerly of Weaversville, died June 3, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Beersville, she was a daughter of the late Harry L. and Lillian (Miller) Reimer. She was the wife of the late William H. Eisenhard Jr.

She was a garment worker and presser for Miss Robin Dress Company, Allentown, for many years until she took retirement.

She was a member of Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

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

William F. Zaun Jr., Assistant Public Defender

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

William F. Zaun Jr., 76, of Lehigh Township, died June 4, 2018, at home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William S. and the late Mae A. (Ziegler) Zaun. He was the husband of Til Marie (Valente) Zaun for 40 years.

He was a 1959 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic HS, a 1963 graduate of Georgetown University and a 1964 graduate of Villanova Law School.

He was, for six years, in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Carol-Anne Muller, administrative assistant

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Carol-Anne Muller, 73, of Bethlehem Township, died June 8, 2018, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg Campus. Born in Queens, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Walter E. and the late Anna L. (Rath) Gray Sr. She was the wife of the late Francis E. Muller Sr. for 41 years.

She attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

She was, for many years, an administrative assistant in New York.

Barton Jack Grimm machine shop operator

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Barton Jack Grimm, 84, of Bethlehem and formerly of Catasauqua, died June 5, 2018, at home. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Walter and Ellen (Strunk) Grimm.

He was a machine shop operator for the Fuller Company for many years before retiring.

He is survived by two sons, Timothy and his wife Rebecca and Thomas and his wife Sharon Ferrucci; a sister, Sarah Jane Hedgecock; four grandchildren, Megan, Heather, Julia and Marisa; and two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Elli.