Bethlehem Press

Monday, April 23, 2018

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.

Mary L. Gahagan, public accountant

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary L. Gahagan , 84, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 3, 2013, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Grant J. and Mary (Kuronya) Wert Sr. She was the wife of the late James P. Gahagan Jr.

She was a licensed public accountant and worked with her husband in private practice from 1976 until she retired in 1981. She was previously a front end manager at the former Food Fair.

She was a member of St. Ursula's R.C. Church, Fountain Hill.

Wilbur C. Haas, cold saw operator

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Wilbur C. Haas, 89, of Bethlehem, died Dec.18, 2012, in his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late George M. and Olive (Good) Haas. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Mumma) Haas.

He was a cold saw operator at the beam yard of the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation, from which he retired after 44 years.

He volunteered at the Burnside Plantation.

He is survived by a sister, Eloise Kovalovsky of Bethlehem Township; and a brother George R. Haas of Saylorsburg.

He was predeceased by a son, Dale C. Haas; and a sister, Geraldine V. Thomas.

Edward J. McKeever, plant security department

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Edward J. McKeever, 89, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 23, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. Born in Catasauqua, he was the son of the late Oliver and Martha (Gersbach) McKeever. He was the husband of Margaret M. (Grube) McKeever for 67 years.

He was a U.S. Navy and World War II veteran.

He was employed in the plant security department, Bethlehem Steel Company, for 33 years and retired in 1983.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Catasauqua.

Richard D. Frey Jr., baseball umpire

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard D. Frey Jr., 62, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 30, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Richard and Delphine (Hagerty) Frey. He was the husband of Jean (Brunovsky) Frey.

He was a 1969 Liberty HS graduate and attended Kutztown University.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps as a sergeant and was a Vietnam War veteran.

He was employed at Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He was the manager warehouse for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.