David N. Klinger, 70, of Dade City, Fla., and formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Floyd N. and Kathryn (Repsher) Klinger. He was the husband of Susan (Carrington) Klinger for 46 years.
He was a 1959 Central Catholic High School graduate.
He was in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
He retired from the Bethlehem Steel after 26 years. He then worked at Brown Daub of the Lehigh Valley until he retired.
He was a former member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
Peter Angstadt, 86, of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus. Born in Albany, N.Y., he was the son of the late Marion and Beatrice (Oliver) Angstadt. He was the husband of the late Kathleen (Dwyer) Angstadt.
He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He worked at the former Bethlehem steel for 31 years until he retired in 1983.
He attended St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.
He volunteered for the Bethlehem Area Public Library book sales and the New Bethany Ministries meal kitchen.
Joseph M. Oravec, 94, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 18, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Steven and Johanna (Check) Oravec. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Mitch) Oravec for 70 years.
He owned and operated Oravec's Grocery and Meat Market for many years.
He was a member of Incarnation of Our Lord Parish and of its Holy Name Society.
He was a president of the Lincoln Fire Company Auxiliary.
Edward W. Vogel, 90, of Bethlehem, died Jan.18, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Frederick and Lydia (Papp) Vogel. He was the husband of the late Mary (Rosko) Vogel.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served during World War II. He was a plank owner of the U.S.S. Randolph.
He was as a machinist in the #2 Machine Shop for 42 years with the Bethlehem Steel from which he retired in 1983.
He was a member of Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church. He was a member of the former St. John Capistrano Catholic Church, where he was an officer in the Holy Name Society.
Arthur A. Ross Jr., 93, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 29, 2013. Born in Carbondale, he was a son of the late Arthur Sr. and Loretta (French) Ross. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Falbo) Ross and of Loretta (Beahm) Ross.
He was a U.S. Army 109th Infantry veteran of World War II.
He was retired from the Bethlehem Steel.
William B. Noe, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Hancz) Noe. He was the husband of the late Veronica A. (Gumlock) Noe.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was an electric furnace melting first helper at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He retired in 1980 after 39 years of service.
He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
He made pysanky eggs.
Helen "Nana" Slivka, 95, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 26, 2013, at home. Born in Olyphant, she was a daughter of the late Wasyl and Tessie (Cucura) Tarby. She was the wife of the late Michael T. Slivka.
She was a 1935 graduate of Olyphant High School.
She worked on the assembly line at Burron Medical for 27 years. She retired in 2005 from Queens Nutritional Products after 16 years as a packer.
She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.
Luis I. Torres, 94, died Jan. 15, 2013. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Geraldo and Luisa (Colon) Benetiz. He was the husband of the late Margarita Torres de Ortiz for 72 years.
He worked in the beam yard for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of the United Steelworkers, Local 2599.
Rose E. Winch, 100, formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 15, 2013, in Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Peter and Anna Molodkovitz. She was the wife of the late Harry G. C. Winch.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Bethlehem.
She was a member of the Bethlehem Garden Club and she won numerous awards and ribbons from the Allentown Fair.
She is survived by two daughters, Grace and her husband John Nemetz of Bethlehem and Linda Marcincin of Lower Saucon; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Ronald J. Silvoy Sr., 68, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 25, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Andrew M. Silvoy Jr. and Anna (Vatza) Silvoy. He was the husband of Rosanne (Ryder) Silvoy for three years and of the late Phyllis Silvoy.
He was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.
He served 20 years in the U.S. Army.
He retired from the Lehigh County Prison work program management.
He was a member of numerous organizations throughout the community.