Bethlehem Press

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Laura Jean Perlow , St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church member

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Laura Jean Perlow, 88, of Bethlehem, died March 4, 2013, at home after a short illness. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of Joseph and Ksaweryna (Wadolna) Pakelo. She was the wife of the late Peter P. Perlow for 53 years.

She attended school in the Bethlehem School District.

She worked at the Bethlehem Steel and in the garment industry.

She was a member of Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church.

Sharon C. Yonak, licensed practical nurse

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Sharon C. Yonak, 65, of Bethlehem, died March 7, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Olva (Peters) Rauber. She was the of the late Nicholas Yonak.

She worked for Allentown State Hospital and various nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley as a licensed practical nurse.

She is survived by a son, Nicholas J.; a daughter, Lori Henninger and her boyfriend Scott Moyer; a brother, Leo (John) Rauber; a sister, Patricia Cicero; and two grandchildren, Zane Henninger and Tyler Moyer.

Tammy L. Giambruno, Spanish, ESL teacher

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Tammy L. Giambruno, 51, of Bethlehem, died March 6, 2013 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia. Born in Mt. Clemens, Mich., she was a daughter of Kenneth W. Blankenship of Friendsville, Tenn., and Nordine J. (Lanza) Postiglione of Hellertown. She was the wife of Anthony Giambruno for 27 years.

She was a Spanish teacher in Delaware and Pennsylvania for many years and taught English as a Second Language, adult classes in Allentown.

She was of the Catholic faith.

William J. Heske, former BASD school board member

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

William J. Heske, 77, of Hanover Township, died Feb. 26, 2013. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Koffel) Heske.He was the husband of Barbara A. (Black) Heske for 55 years.

He was a 1953 graduate of Liberty High School. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

He was in the U.S. Air Force and retired as a colonel after 26 years of service.

He was a member of Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, where he was a sacristan, a former vice chairperson of elders and an usher.

Martha H. Peterson, First Presbyterian Church member

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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, St. Joseph's Catholic Church member

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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, machine shop

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

Lawrence G. Shea, Sr. , St. Ursula Catholic Church member

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.