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Anna (Tyciak) Kalata, Sokols member

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Anna (Tyciak) Kalata, 95, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 9, 2013, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. She was the wife of the late George E. Kalata for 67 years.

Born in Ormrod, she was the daughter of the late Wasyl "Charles" and Pauline (Bobelak) Tyciak. She was amember of the former Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.

She was a member of the Catholic Sokols Wreath #32.

Mildred E. Wright, 102

Thursday, January 24, 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.

Joseph M. Oravec, owned meat market

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Joseph M. Oravec, 94, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 18, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Steven and Johanna (Check) Oravec. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Mitch) Oravec for 70 years.

He owned and operated Oravecs Grocery and Meat Market for many years.

He was a member of Incarnation of Our Lord Parish and of its Holy Name Society.

He was a president of the Lincoln Fire Company Auxiliary.

Kathaleen McDonald, First Presbyterian Church member

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Kathaleen McDonald, 89, formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 4, 2013. Born in New York, N.Y., she was a resident of Bethlehem for 62 years until moving to York due to health issues. She was the wife of the late John K. McDonald for 57 years.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem.

She volunteered at St. Luke's Hospital for many years and had given over 7,000 hours of service. She delivered Meals on Wheels and volunteered in the Health Center at Moravian Village.

Robert J. Bambu, postal service

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert J. Bambu, 85, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 7, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Ferdinado and the late Anna (Tondi) Bambu. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Kluge) Bambu for 46 years and of the late Betty T. Masteller Bambu.

He worked for the postal service for 35 years.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Allentown.

He was a 4000 hour volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital.

Mary Ann V. (Pasco) Zakszeski, clerk

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary Ann V. (Pasco) Zakszeski, 84, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 30, 2012. Born in Shamokin, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anastasia "Nettie" (Coveleski) Pasco. She was the wife of the late William J. Zakszeski.

She was a 1946 graduate of Liberty HS and a 1951 graduate of Bethlehem Business School.

She was a clerk for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation until she retired after 28 years.

She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.

Marion E. Gray, stamp, coin shop manager

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Marion E. Gray, 90, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 23, 2012, at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Gray.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Raymond E. Frederick and Lillian M. (Weaver) Frederick Border, and the stepdaughter of the late Francis Border.

She worked in a local silk mill. She worked with her husband at Bob's Photo Shop and Bethlehem Stamp and Coin as a manager and bookkeeper until retiring in 1994.