Rona Lee Ezar, 67, of Bethlehem, died Jan.12, 2013, in ManorCare. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late William and Gladys Engle. She was the wife of Richard Ezar for 40 years.
She was a 1965 graduate of Liberty HS.
She volunteered for many years at the former Muhlenberg Hospital.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother, William H. Engle of Union City, N.J. and many cousins.
Arrangements were made by Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.
Josephine Ann Long, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Media. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Stella Maculesky. She was the wife of the late Victor Paul Long.
She was a seamstress and tailor.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and was active for many years in the annual charity bazaar workshop.
Helen "Nana" Slivka, 95, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 26, 2013, at home. Born in Olyphant, she was a daughter of the late Wasyl and Tessie (Cucura) Tarby. She was the wife of the late Michael T. Slivka.
She was a 1935 graduate of Olyphant High School.
She worked on the assembly line at Burron Medical for 27 years. She retired in 2005 from Queens Nutritional Products after 16 years as a packer.
She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.
Carl R. Jones, 86, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 22, 2013 at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Bangor, he was a son of the late Charles and Belle (Shoup) Jones. He was the husband of the late Kathyrine (Morris) Jones.
He was in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He worked in the construction trade as a millwright supervisor.
He was of the Lutheran faith.
Vilma E. Molnar, 83, of Bethlehem Township, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Alexandria Manor, Bethlehem. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Ropsky) Paller. She was married to the late Joseph Molnar for 59 years.
She was a graduate of Liberty High School.
She was a secretary in the manifest department of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
She was a former parishioner of St. John Capistrano Catholic Church and was a member of the sodality. She was recently a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
Luis I. Torres, 94, died Jan. 15, 2013. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Geraldo and Luisa (Colon) Benetiz. He was the husband of the late Margarita Torres de Ortiz for 72 years.
He worked in the beam yard for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of the United Steelworkers, Local 2599.
Judy Horning, 91, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 10, 2013. She was a daughter of the late Frank and Anne (Tibalo) Kern. She was the wife of the late Frederick Horning.
She is survived by a son and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son.
Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.
William B. Noe, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Hancz) Noe. He was the husband of the late Veronica A. (Gumlock) Noe.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was an electric furnace melting first helper at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He retired in 1980 after 39 years of service.
He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
He made pysanky eggs.
Gale A. Paulus, 77, of Bethlehem, died January 10, 2013, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Robert Itterly and the late Anna J. Walk. She was the wife of the late Kenneth D. Paulus for 60 years.
She and her late husband owned and operated The Midway Inn, Hellertown, from 1975 - 1978. She later worked as manager of Orr's Monocacy Room Restaurant. She was an infant room supervisor at Creative Kids Club.
Arthur A. Ross Jr., 93, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 29, 2013. Born in Carbondale, he was a son of the late Arthur Sr. and Loretta (French) Ross. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Falbo) Ross and of Loretta (Beahm) Ross.
He was a U.S. Army 109th Infantry veteran of World War II.
He was retired from the Bethlehem Steel.