Bethlehem Press

Monday, December 10, 2018

Richard Stephen Mugione, Custom Homes owner

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard Stephen Mugione, 79, of Bethlehem, died April 9, 2013. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., he was a son of the late Bartholomew F. and Mary (Korosecz) Mugione. He was the husband of Dolores Angela (Orban) Mugione for 57 years.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a graduate of Moravian College and earned a master's degree from Lehigh University.

He retired from the Bethlehem Steel Corporation after more than 25 years as a computer system analyst. He founded and was the owner and operator of Custom Homes.

Lydia E. Kuhn, Christ Church U.C.C. member

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Lydia E. Kuhn, 95, of Hanover Township, died April 7, 2013, at her home. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Albert G. and Lydia (Keck) Perkins. She was the wife of the late Frederic A Kuhn.

She graduated from business school.

She was employed by the law firm of Piper, Andrew and Sherwood, Buffalo, N.Y., as a secretary. She was the recorder of meetings for the developing Hanover Township planning commission.

Elizabeth T. Pepas, hospital aide

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Elizabeth T. Pepas, 85, of Bethlehem, died April 09, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. Born in Beaver Brook, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Catherine (Michaels) Harris. She was the wife of the late John S. Pepas for 50 years.

She was a psychiatric aide in the Allentown Hospital.

She was a parishioner of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

She was active with the VFW Post 3094 and was a past president of their women's auxiliary for many years. She was a past president of VFW District 20.

Robert "Bobby" W. Martin, Martin's Maintenance owner

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert "Bobby" W. Martin, 58, of Bethlehem, died April 8, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital- Fountain Hill. Born in Leithsville, he was the son of Frank A. Martin of Freemansburg and the late Ella Mae (Leith) Martin. He was the husband of Vicki (Lorrah) Martin for 30 years.

He was a 1972 graduate of Freedom HS.

He worked for several lumber companies including Triangle Lumber, MRD Lumber, Georgia Pacific and Eastern Engineered Wood Products. He was the owner of Martin's Maintenance.

Edward Faulstick, Cigna employee

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Edward Faulstick, 81, formerly of Bethlehem, died April 4, 2013, in Alexandria, Va. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Dewey and Isabel (Furry) Faulstick. He was the husband of the late Carole (Stoerrle) Faulstick.

He was a graduate of Liberty HS and Lehigh University.

He was in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1956.

He worked for Cigna Insurance, Philadelphia.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Southampton.

He was a member of American Legion Post 24, Alexandria.

He is survived by a son, Scott.

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