Bethlehem Press

Friday, August 17, 2018

Margaret M. Bachochin, Western Electric retiree

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret M. Bachochin, 88, of Bethlehem, died July 23, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Bachochin.

She retired in 1993 after 43 years working at the former Western Electric.

She attended Holy Ghost Parish.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Helen Bachochin; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by seven siblings, Veronica Frey, Elizabeth Meza, Mary Ferrani, Helen Batley, Anna Brase, Steven Bachochin and Michael Bachochin.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Mark R. Miller, Calvary Baptist Church member

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Mark R. Miller, 57, of Bethlehem, died July 30, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenburg. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Richard C. and Theresa (Jezick) Miller. He was the husband of Margaret (Sabo) Miller.

He was a 1979 graduate of William Allen High School.

He was a service technician with Verizon before he retired.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bethlehem.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Mark R. Jr. and Michael D.; a daughter, Sarah N.; and a sister, Karen Benjamin.

Judith M. Miller, Holy Cross E.L.C. member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Judith M. Miller, 79, of Bethlehem, died July 28, 2018, while in the care of Lehigh Valley Hospice, Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Rev. Richard L. Miller. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Helen (McKinley) Dotterer.

She was a 1957 graduate of Pottstown High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education in 1961 from the Philadelphia Museum College of Art.

Juan F. Carrasquillo Jr., Holy Infancy Church member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Juan “Paco” F. Carrasquillo Jr. 54, of Bethlehem, died suddenly on July 23, 2018. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, he was a son of Juan F. Carrasquillo Sr. and the late Gladys (Cintron). He was the husband of Militza (Garcia) Carrasquillo.

He had earned a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, and was currently working towards a master’s degree.

He was an accounts payable clerk employed by B. Braun Medical.

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

Margaret M. Bachochin, Western Electric retiree

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret M. Bachochin, 88, of Bethlehem, died July 23, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Bachochin.

She retired in 1993 from the former Western Electric after 43 years.

She attended Holy Ghost Parish.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Helen Bachochin; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by seven siblings, Veronica Frey, Elizabeth Meza, Mary Ferrani, Helen Batley, Anna Brase and Steven and Michael Bachochin.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Jose Alejandro Diaz, born in Villalba, P.R.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jose Alejandro Diaz, 46, of Bethlehem, died July 18, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Villalba, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Gregorio and Ana M (Matos) Diaz. He was the husband of Nancy (Colon) Diaz for 18 years.

He will be remembered for his contagious smile and uplifting spirit. A fisherman, he loved to go he also became a “fisher of men” for his church.

He was a member of Koinonia House of Worship, Whitehall.

David R. Frankenfield, computer programmer

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

David R. Frankenfield, 75, of Lansdale, died July 22, 2018, at Abington Lansdale Jefferson Hospital. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Armand and Laura (DeWalt) Frankenfield. He was the husband of (Henry) Michael Zellner for the past four years.

He earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics at Moravian College.

He was a computer programmer for more than 36 years for IMS Health.

He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Lansdale.

He was a member of a model train club.

Rosemarie P. Deutsch, OLP Church member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Rosemarie P. Deutsch, 92, formerly of Fountain Hill, died July 21, 2018, at Sunrise of Exton Senior Living. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Salvador and Margaret (Thomas) Ponticelli. She was the wife of the late William L. Deutsch Sr.

She worked in the alumni department of Lehigh University for many years until retirement.

She was a member of the former Our Lady of Pompeii Church and its Holy Rosary Sodality. She was active in the Fountain Hill community, played bridge and supported Lehigh University athletics.