Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 15, 2017

Ronald J. Silvoy Sr., L.C.P. work management

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Ronald J. Silvoy Sr., 68, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 25, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Andrew M. Silvoy Jr. and Anna (Vatza) Silvoy. He was the husband of Rosanne (Ryder) Silvoy for three years and of the late Phyllis Silvoy.

He was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Army.

He retired from the Lehigh County Prison work program management.

He was a member of numerous organizations throughout the community.

Carl R. Jones, millwright supervisor

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

Irene Grace Bukvics, seamstress

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Irene Grace Bukvics, 94, of Bethlehem, died Jan.18, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pecsek. Irene was the wife of the late Louis F. Bukvics.

She was born in the U.S. and educated in Yugoslavia. She worked in New York City as a governess. She later was a seamstress for the former Chickadee Dress Company after relocating in the Bethlehem area .

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was a member of the Women's League.

Marlene "Linny" Fowler, humanitarian

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Marlene "Linny" Fowler, 73, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 4, 2013, at home. Born in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Harold F. and Miriam "Dickey" Oberkotter. She was the wife of Beall Fowler for 51 years.

She graduated from Skidmore College in 1961 with a bachelor's degree in biology.

She worked in urology research in Rochester, N.Y. She helped to found a nursery school in the segregated African-American section of Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.

Priscilla Payne Hurd, philanthropist

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Priscilla Payne Hurd, 93, of Riegelsville and formerly of Bethlehem, died Feb. 5, 2013. Born in Evanston, Ill.. she was a daughter of the late Frank E. and Seba B. Payne of Chicago, Ill. She was the wife of the late George A. Hurd Sr. for 56 years.

She attended the North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, Ill., The Madeira School in McLean, Va. and Finch College, New York City.

Mildred E. Wright, 102

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Mildred E. Wright, 102, of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Jennie (Lagleter) Quier. She was the wife of the late Philip H. Wright.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, where she sang with the choir for many years.

She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Meldrum of Bethlehem and Judith Burke of Titusville, Fla.; three grandsons, Keith, James and Brian; and two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Christopher.

Francis T. Martin, city inspector

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Francis T. Martin, 89, of Bethlehem, died Jan.13, 2013, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis P. Martin and Caroline T. (Szoke) Martin. He was the husband of the late Helen O. (Wetenko) Lomonski Martin.

He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was in the Pacific Theatre.

He worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He was an inspector for the City of Bethlehem and later worked for Muhlenberg College.

He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.

Ronald J. Silvoy Sr., L.C.P. work management

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Ronald J. Silvoy Sr., 68, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 25, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Andrew M. Silvoy Jr. and Anna (Vatza) Silvoy. He was the husband of Rosanne (Ryder) Silvoy for three years and of the late Phyllis Silvoy.

He was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Army.

He retired from the Lehigh County Prison work program management.

He was a member of numerous organizations throughout the community.

Peter Angstadt, BAPL volunteer

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Peter Angstadt, 86, of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus. Born in Albany, N.Y., he was the son of the late Marion and Beatrice (Oliver) Angstadt. He was the husband of the late Kathleen (Dwyer) Angstadt.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He worked at the former Bethlehem steel for 31 years until he retired in 1983.

He attended St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.

He volunteered for the Bethlehem Area Public Library book sales and the New Bethany Ministries meal kitchen.