Martha H. Peterson, 88, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 23, 2013, at the Hospice House of St. Luke's. Born in Chicago, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Milton and Elsie (Phelps) Hendrie. She was the wife of the late Rehn C. Peterson.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem, where she was a deacon and an elder. At the church, she participated in the Koinonia group and the prayer group and was on many committees.
She volunteered at Kirkland Village, St. Luke's Hospital and the Miller Blood Bank.
Helen Rose Trivisano, 97, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 27, 2013, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Bokan) Korpics. She was the wife of the late Albert Trivisano.
She was employed by Gamet Manufacturing for 25 years and retired in 1978.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
She was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
Margaret M. McKeever, 87, of Bethlehem, died February 26, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Ruth (Topfer) Grube. She was the wife of the late Edward J. McKeever for 67 years.
She worked in the machine shop at the Bethlehem Steel Company during World War II.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.
She is survived by a son, James of Nazareth; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Ruth Ann Smullin;and a son, Patrick.
Anna R. Fenicle, 86, of Freemansburg, died Feb. 26, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Herman and Anna (Gutman) Sommer. She was the wife of the late Dean "Diz" F. Fenicle for 55 years.
She retired from the former Durkee Foods, Bethlehem, after 25 years.
She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Miller Heights.
Lawrence G. Shea Sr., 85, of Fountain Hill, died Feb. 15, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Foster) Shea. He was the husband of Alma M. (Dapp) Shea.
He was retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years. He served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
He retired from the Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he was a hydraulic engineer, in 1990 after 20 years.
He was a parishioner of St. Ursula Catholic Church and was a member of the Holy Name Society.
Leon P. Pearson, 81, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 26, 2013, in Moravian Village. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late Paul and Lucinda (Laubach) Pearson. He was the husband of Dorothy (Wildgen) Pearson for 45 years.
He was in the U.S Army during the Korean War.
He was a firefighter for the City of Bethlehem before retiring.
Grace V. Enns, 92, formerly of Bethlehem, died Feb. 27, 2013, in Fellowship Terrace, Whitehall. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Robert F. and Mary (Pearson) Jones. She was the wife of Richard H. Enns for 66 years.
She was a graduate of Bethlehem Business College.
She was a secretary at Hauser's Chevrolet. She later was an executive secretary at Sure-Fit until retiring in 1985.
She was a member of Ebenezer Bible Fellowship Church where she served as superintendent and Sunday school teacher for 40 years. She was a pianist.
Helen A. Rohal, 88, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 7, 2013, at the Old Orchard Health Center. Born in Berlinsville, she was a daughter of the late Constantine and Catherine (Volvo) Gerkovich. She was the wife of Francis A. Rohal for 68 years.
.During World War II, she was a shell inspector at the Bethlehem Steel.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society.During WWII, she was a shell inspector at the Bethlehem Steel.
Walter Lata, 98, of Bethlehem Township, died Feb.18, 2013, at Country Meadows Nursing Home.He was a son of the late George and Bertha (Kadtka) Lata. He was the husband of the late Katherine (Szuter) Lata.
He was an electric furnace operator at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
He will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by three sisters, Mary Horwath, Irene Gawell and Amelia Tadayesky.
Contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
Naomi "Jimmy" A. Dreifert, 95, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 8, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice House. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Kipp) Herman. She was the wife of the late James J. Dreifert.
She was of the Lutheran faith.
She is survived by a daughter, Terry and her husband Charles Walter of Bethlehem; two grandsons, Judd and his wife Rachel of Bethlehem and Jacob and his wife Melanie of Boston; and a niece, Molly and her husband Ron Slack of Langhorne.