Bethlehem Press

Saturday, February 23, 2019

LaRue Meda Kleintop, Christ Church U.C.C. member

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

LaRue Meda Kleintop, 87, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 29, 2019, in Holy Family Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Nevin and Helen (Smith) Landis. She was the wife of the late Wilbur J. Kleintop.

She was a member of Christ Church U.C.C., Bethlehem.

She is survived by a son, Jonathan O. of Bethlehem; a son-in-law, Todd Wesne; and four grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Christ Church U.C.C., 75 E. Market St., Bethlehem, 18018

Arrangements were made by James Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.

Mary Louisa Shade, worked at Moravian Book Store

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary Louisa “Lou” Shade, 78, died Feb. 1, 2019. Born in New York City, she was a daughter of the late William Spaight Langford and Caryl (Skinner) Langford. She was the wife of the late Professor Emeritus William G. Shade, Ph.D.

She was a graduate of St. Agnes Prep Schol. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.

She worked for 34 years at the Moravian Book Shop where she was a book buyer.

She was a member of Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, where she sang in the sanctuary and chapel choirs.

Dorothy P. Rader, United Way secretary

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy P. Rader, 94, of Bethlehem, died January 31, 2019, in her home. Born in her family home, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Mabel (Peters) Apple She was the wife of the late Richard Rader.

She was a secretary for the United Way for a number of years.

She was active with the USO during World War II, entertaining soldiers who served our country.

Rosalyn (Hernandez) Clore, garden clubs member

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Rosalyn Clore, 89, of Bethlehem Township, died at home Jan. 25, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Eva (Castano) and Fred Hernandez. She was the wife of Lester O. Clore for 55 years.

She graduated from St. Ursula’s Academy, San Antonio, Texas.

She worked at the customer service desk in the Lehigh Valley Mall for many years.

She was a member of the Allentown and Bethlehem Garden Clubs, the Steelworkers’ Archives and the Heights A.A.

Rosalyn (Hernandez) Clore, garden clubs member

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Rosalyn Clore, 89, of Bethlehem Township, died at home on Jan. 25, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Eva (Castano) and Fred Hernandez. She was the wife of Lester O. Clore for 55 years.

She graduated from St. Ursula’s Academy, San Antonio, Texas.

She worked at the customer service desk in the Lehigh Valley Mall for many years.

She was a member of the Allentown and Bethlehem Garden Clubs, the Steelworkers’ Archives and the Heights A.A.

Mary Ann C. (Dancs) Milkowich, parochial school teacher

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary Ann C. (Dancs) Milkowich, died Jan. 16, 2019, at her home in Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Rezsek) Dance. She was the wife of the late James H. Milkowich for 48 years.

She was a 1964 graduate of Kutztown University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

She was a kindergarten teacher in the Allentown School District for five years. Later, she taught first grade at the Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena School, Diocese of Allentown, for twenty-three years before she retired in 2001.

Mary K. Patterson, school guidance counselor

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary K. Patterson, 90, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 15, 2019. Born in Williamsport and raised in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Knowles.She was the wife of the late Ralph E. Patterson Jr. for 62 years.

She was a graduate of Seton Hall College and earned a master’s degree from Lehigh University.

She was a guidance counselor for 10 years at Bethlehem Catholic H. S. She was later a real estate agent for five years after moving to Hershey. She then retired to Pinehurst, N.C., for the next 30 years.

Glenn Curtis Kern, L.S.T. formed council member

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Glenn Curtis Kern, 62, of Lower Saucon Township, died in his home Dec. 30, 2018. Born in Morristown, N.J., he was a son of the late Herbert E. and Joan C. (Curtis) Kern. He was the husband of Claudia (Errickson) Kern for 37 years.

He earned a B.S. degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida and a Masters degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University Santa Monica.

He was the owner of Integrity AV Designs.

Glenn served for 17 years on the Lower Saucon Township Council of which he was the president for eight years.

Thomas E. Ford, transmission specialist

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Thomas E. Ford, 52, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 12, 2019 in his home. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a son of the late Thomas Edward and Cherrye Anne (Carter) Ford and was raised by his grandparents, the late Willie Jr. and Dorothy Faye (Carter) Peacock. He was the husband of Maribel (Martinez) Ford.

He was an advanced automobile mechanic and transmission specialist.

He was a former member of the Church of God of Prophecy, Brooklyn, N.Y.