Bethlehem Press

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Sharon J. Beitler, Rosemont Lutheran Church member

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Sharon J. Beitler, 66, of Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township, died January 29, 2013. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Marion (Czar) Gerber and a stepdaughter of the late Frank Czar.

She was a member of Rosemont Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She is survived by a brother, William Czar of Schnecksville, three nieces, Crystal, Kathryn and Chelsea Czar; a nephew, Ben Czar; and an aunt, Sandy Pyle of Maryland.

Cecelia Sauer, OLPH charter member

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Cecelia Sauer, 91, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 18, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. Born in Austria, she was a daughter of the late Franz and Cecelia Yost. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Sauer.

She attended Liberty (formerly Bethlehem) High School.

As a teenager, she worked in the dining room at Moravian College. She later worked for Laros Company.

She was a member of St. Anne's Church, Bethlehem, and later of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bethlehem Township, where she and her husband were charter members.

Mary L. (Laudenslager) Lellyo, food services manager

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary L. (Laudenslager) Lellyo, 80, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 20, 2013, in her home. Born in Orefield, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Lulu (Schrader) Laudenslager. She was the wife of Charles R. Lellyo for 57 years.

She was the manager of food services at B Braun Medical, Allentown, for 26 years until she retired in 1995.

She was a member of St. John's Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

Josephine Ann Long, Sacred Heart Church member

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Josephine Ann Long, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Media. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Stella Maculesky. She was the wife of the late Victor Paul Long.

She was a seamstress and tailor.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and was active for many years in the annual charity bazaar workshop.

Carmen D. Barletta, crane operator

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Carmen D. Barletta, 89, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 7, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon. Born in Atlas, he was a son of the late Thomas and Mary (Fabrizio) Barletta. He was the husband of Bernice (Shuck) Barletta for 64 years.

He was veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was in World War II and took part in the invasion of Normandy.

He was employed by the Bethlehem Steel where he was a crane operator in the beam yard.

He was a parishioner of the Assumption BVM Church, Colesville.

Vilma E. Molnar, Steel secretary

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Vilma E. Molnar, 83, of Bethlehem Township, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Alexandria Manor, Bethlehem. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Ropsky) Paller. She was married to the late Joseph Molnar for 59 years.

She was a graduate of Liberty High School.

She was a secretary in the manifest department of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

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

George "Buck" K. Wysong Jr., 'Voice of Eastern Airlines'

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

George "Buck" K. Wysong Jr., 87, of Bethlehem and formerly of Miami, Fla., died Feb. 9, 2013. Born in Charles Town, W.V., he was a son of the late George Kearsley, Sr and Judith Ball Thomas Wysong. He was the husband of Marianne Dozer Wysong for 53 years.

He was educated at West Virginia University and American University, where he studied Journalism and Business Administration. He held a private pilot license.

Dorothy M. Lester, East Hills Moravian Church member

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy M. Lester, 96, formerly of Bethlehem, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Whitehall Manor, Whitehall. Born in Hazleton, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Gertrude (Acker) Faust. She was the wife of the late Meredith D. Lester.

She was a 1935 graduate of Girardville High School and a graduate of McCann School of Business.

She worked for the Jedo-Highland Coal Company for several years. She later worked for Fashion Flair, Bethlehem, until her retirement.

Mildred E. Wright, 102

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Mildred E. Wright, 102, of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Jennie (Lagleter) Quier. She was the wife of the late Philip H. Wright.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, where she sang with the choir for many years.

She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Meldrum of Bethlehem and Judith Burke of Titusville, Fla.; three grandsons, Keith, James and Brian; and two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Christopher.

Althea B. Stauffer, worked at Boise Cascade

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Althea B. Stauffer, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 2, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of the late Earl V. Stauffer.

Born in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Emma (Mobers) Barick.

She was an employee of Boise Cascade and Made-Well envelopes for 26 years.

She is survived by a daughter, LeAnna Haas, in Fla.; and companion, Arthur R. Snyder Jr.

She was predeceased by a son, Stephen Yagielski.

Arrangements were made by Pearson Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.