Bethlehem Press

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Mary Kovacs, Warner/Laros office worker

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary Kovacs, 93, of Allentown died Nov. 13, 2012, at St. Lukes Hospice House, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Skubenich) Skrip. She was the wife of the late Louis Kovacs for 60 years.

She worked for Warner/Laros Company, Bethlehem, office for many years.

She was a former member of Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Thomas Tracy O'Haire, played minor league baseball

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Thomas Tracy O'Haire, 81, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 18, 2012, at Cedarbrook-Fountain Hill Nursing Home. Born in Pittston, he was a son of the late Leo and Mary (Tracy) O'Haire. He was the husband of the late Marie M. O'Haire

He was a U.S. Army, 11th Airborne division, veteran of the Korean War. He was a Purple Heart recipient.

He was an assembler at U.S. Gauge, Sellersville, until retiring.

He was a driver for Muhlenberg Hospital. He played minor league baseball in the 1950s and coached children's baseball, basketball and softball teams.

Wilbur C. Haas, cold saw operator

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 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.

Irene (Huyter) Lippert, cafeteria supervisor

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Irene (Huyter) Lippert, 97, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 10, 2012, at ManorCare Health Services I, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Horvath) Huyter. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. Lippert.

She was a cafeteria supervisor at Moravian College for 20 years.

She was a member of the former St. John Capistrano Church and of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

She helped with the Hungarian Club, Bethlehem.

Violet M. (Lynn) Janzso, First Church of the Nazarene member

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Violet M. (Lynn) Janzso, 88, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 14, 2012, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. Born in Freemansburg, she was a daughter of the late Reuben and Clara (Wheeler) Lynn. She was the wife of the late Geza J. Janzso.

She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by three daughters, Clara and her husband Ronald Hodgkins of Bethlehem Township, Nancy Cope of Bethlehem and Violet Reccek of Bethlehem; a son, Geza and his wife Diane of Bethlehem; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Rosemary E. Devers

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Anne's Catholic Church member

Rosemary E. Devers, 90, of Bethlehem, died Nov.11, 2012. Born in Hazleton, she was a daughter of the late Hugh J. and Edith M. (Mulhearn) Devers.

She retired from Bell of Pennsylvania, where she worked as an operator for 40 years, in 1982.

She was a parishioner of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Bethlehem, and was a member of the church's Sodality.

She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

She is survived by a niece, Elizabeth Devers of Bethlehem; and two nephews, Jay York of Wilkes-Barre and Chad York of Bethlehem.

She was predeceased by three brothers.

Mary M. Marshall, born in McAdoo

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary M. Marshall, 92, of Bethlehem, died Nov.13, 2012, in Country Meadows. Born in McAdoo, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Sockocy) Mayshock. She was the wife of the late David G. Marshall for 47 years.

She is survived by two sons, David G. Jr. and his wife Hue of Bethlehem and William J. and his wife Lori of Riegelsville; a daughter-in-law, Joan Marshall of Bethlehem; a sister, Julia Bozer of McAdoo; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, John.

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