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Charles Fisher Snyder Jr., hospital medical chief

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Dr. Charles Fisher Snyder Jr., 91, of Bethlehem, died April 2, 2013. Born in Bellefonte, he was a son of the late Charles Fisher and Bertha Mae (Dietrich) Snyder. He was the husband of Louise Estelle (Kokolias) Snyder for 51 years and of the late Charlotte (Kienzy) Snyder.

He was in the U.S. Army. He was the 25th Medical Battalion commander in the Korean War. He was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.

He earned a degree in orthopedic medicine from the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

John J. Poukish Jr., Wesley U.M. Church member

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

John J. Poukish Jr., 82, of Bethlehem, died April 7, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Williamsport, he was a son of the late John J. Sr. and Helen (Stoviak) Poukish. He was the husband of Rosemarie (Mascio) Poukish for 59 years.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Penn State and master's degrees from Penn State and New York University.

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was employed as an electrical engineer at Bell Laboratories for 32 years until he retired in 1992 as a supervisor.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem.

Jeffrey L. Bream, OLPH Church member

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Jeffrey L. Bream, 56, of Bethlehem, died April 11, 2013, at his residence. Born in Gettysburg, he was a son of Lillie T. (Sites) Bream of Dundalk, Md. and the late Stanley C. Bream. He was the husband of Connie (Cabral) Bream for 36 years.

He was an engineer employed by AT&T from 1980 to 2002.

He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.

Michael Buonassi, LHS coach, athletic director

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael Buonassi, 89, died March 30, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Vincent Buonassi and Michelina (Malfese) Buonassi. He was the husband of the late Eleanor (Sniscak) for 57 years.

He was in the U.S. Navy 91st Battalion Seabee Division in the Pacific Islands during World War II.

He earned master's degrees from both Baylor and Lehigh Universities

Wilbur John Kleintop, pharmacist

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Wilbur John Kleintop, 86, of Bethlehem, died April 2, 2013. Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Luther and Ida (Smith) Kleintop. He was the husband of LaRue Kleintop.

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

He was a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia.

He was a pharmacist for Hess's Pharmacy, Bethlehem.

He was a member of Christ Church UC.C., Bethlehem.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Jonathan and his wife Kerry of Fogelsville; a son-in-law, Todd Wesner; and four grandchildren.

Anna E. Walker, Just Born retiree

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Anna E. Walker, 93, of Bethlehem, died April 04, 2013. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Nazzio and Maria (Mazolino) Cetta. She was the wife of the late Harold Walker.

She was employed by Just Born until she retired in the late 1970s.

She is survived by a son, Richard and his wife Jean; two grandchildren, Stacey and her husband Greg Marino and Jeffrey and his wife Aimee Walker; and four great-grandchildren, Ashley and Tyler Marino and Gavin and Rhyan Walker.

Maurice "Mike" Van De Putte, Christ Church U.C.C. member

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Maurice "Mike" Van De Putte, 80, of Bethlehem, died March 29, 2013. He was the husband of Dorine W. Van De Putte for 58 years.

He was a member of Christ Church U.C.C., Bethlehem, where he did art work for vacation Bible school.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Jahn Maurice and his wife Karen of Largo, Fla., and Paul Stewart and his wife Tracey of Richmond, Va.; six grandsons, Justin, Ryan, Derek, Daniel, Joshua and Andrew; and a granddaughter, Tia Rachel.

Contributions may be made to the church, 75 E. Market St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Marianne Goodwin, formerly of Coopersburg

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Marianne Goodwin, 80, of Allentown and formerly of Coopersburg, died April 3, 2013, at her home. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Easton, she was a daughter of the late John Anthony and Mary Ruppert. She was the wife of John J. Goodwin Jr., M.D. for 58 years.

She was a graduate of Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital Nursing School.

She worked for Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown.

Joseph J. Dozpat Jr. , #6 Machine Shop crane

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Joseph J. Dozpat Jr., 91, of Bethlehem, died March 29, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph J. Sr. and Julia (Laczo) Dozpat. He was the husband of the late Margaret M. (Geld) Dozpat for 58 years.

He was in the U.S Army during World War II and served in the European Theatre from 1944 to 1946. Prior to his discharge, he served on a committee to benefit the United Nations Conference for International Organization.

E. Louise Auchenbach, missionary

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

E. Louise Auchenbach, 90, of Bethlehem, died April 2, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. She was born in Reading.

She was a graduate of Albright College and Columbia University.

She taught in the Wilson School District, West Lawn. She was a missionary teacher in Japan through the Women's Guild of the Evangelical and Reformed Church for more than 17 years.

She was a member of Christ Church U.CC., Bethlehem, where she coordinated Share Care and was a member of the Prayer Circle and the choir.