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.
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 Oravecs 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.
Kathaleen McDonald, 89, formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 4, 2013. Born in New York, N.Y., she was a resident of Bethlehem for 62 years until moving to York due to health issues. She was the wife of the late John K. McDonald for 57 years.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem.
She volunteered at St. Luke's Hospital for many years and had given over 7,000 hours of service. She delivered Meals on Wheels and volunteered in the Health Center at Moravian Village.
Judy Horning, 91, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 10, 2013. She was a daughter of the late Frank and Anne (Tibalo) Kern. She was the wife of the late Frederick Horning.
She is survived by a son; and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son.
Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.
William H. Gorman Sr., 86, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 5, 2013. Born in Ardmore, he was a son of the late Edward W. and Ruth N. (Stanton) Gorman. He was the husband of Ceinwen (Nicholas) Gorman of Bethlehem for 64 years.
He was in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a staff sergeant in the Pacific Theatre.
Robert J. Bambu, 85, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 7, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Ferdinado and the late Anna (Tondi) Bambu. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Kluge) Bambu for 46 years and of the late Betty T. Masteller Bambu.
He worked for the postal service for 35 years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Allentown.
He was a 4000 hour volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital.
Mary Ann V. (Pasco) Zakszeski, 84, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 30, 2012. Born in Shamokin, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anastasia "Nettie" (Coveleski) Pasco. She was the wife of the late William J. Zakszeski.
She was a 1946 graduate of Liberty HS and a 1951 graduate of Bethlehem Business School.
She was a clerk for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation until she retired after 28 years.
She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.
Marion E. Gray, 90, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 23, 2012, at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Gray.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Raymond E. Frederick and Lillian M. (Weaver) Frederick Border, and the stepdaughter of the late Francis Border.
She worked in a local silk mill. She worked with her husband at Bob's Photo Shop and Bethlehem Stamp and Coin as a manager and bookkeeper until retiring in 1994.
Anna E. Hludzik, 91, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 2, 2013. Born in Hazleton, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Anna (Petrisko) Hopeck. She was the wife of the late Andrew Hludzik.
She worked for Just Born Inc. and for Sure Fit Products, both in Bethlehem.
She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church.
Mary L. Gahagan , 84, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 3, 2013, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Grant J. and Mary (Kuronya) Wert Sr. She was the wife of the late James P. Gahagan Jr.
She was a licensed public accountant and worked with her husband in private practice from 1976 until she retired in 1981. She was previously a front end manager at the former Food Fair.
She was a member of St. Ursula's R.C. Church, Fountain Hill.