Bethlehem Press

Monday, December 10, 2018

Robert A. Loch, woodworker

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert A. Loch, 50, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 13, 2013, at home. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of the late Norman and Elizabeth (Gubb) Loch.

He was a graduate of Easton High School, where he attended Vo-Tech School in the woodworking program.

He worked for Eisenhardt Mills for 20 years. He was an independant custom woodworker and craftsman.

He volunteered with the Trinity Episcopal Church soup kitchen.

Vilma E. Molnar, steel secretary

Thursday, January 24, 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.

Rona Lee Ezar, hospital volunteer

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Rona Lee Ezar, 67, of Bethlehem, died Jan.12, 2013, in ManorCare. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late William and Gladys Engle. She was the wife of Richard Ezar for 40 years.

She was a 1965 graduate of Liberty High School.

She volunteered for many years at the former Muhlenberg Hospital.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother, William H. Engle of Union City, N.J. and many cousins.

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

Edward W. Vogel, machinist

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.

Luther L. Snyder, Trinity U.C.C. Church member

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Luther L. Snyder, 85, of Freemansburg, died Jan. 6, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Luther R. and Mable (Wartman) Snyder. He was the husband of Marie (Mory) Snyder for 63 years.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He worked many years at Bethlehem Steel, from which he retired.

He was a member of Trinity U.C.C. Church, Freemansburg .

Margaret (Popovich) Klucsik, worked for Groman's

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret (Popovich) Klucsik, 89, formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 8, 2013. Born in Dante, Va., she was a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Dudash) Popovich. She was the wife of the late Frank C. Klucsik for 60 years.

She was a parishioner of St. John Capistrano Catholic Church.

She retired in 1979 after 27 years in the food industry. She worked for Food Fair, Pantry Pride and Groman's Bakery.

Doris "Dot" A. LaBar, Emmanuel E.C. Church member

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Doris "Dot" A. LaBar, 89, of Hellertown, died Jan. 7, 2013, at the St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Elsie (Lynn) Huber. She was the wife of the late Chester P. LaBar.

She worked for the former Burron Medical Products and for Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

She was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical Congregational Church, Bethlehem.

Rose E. Winch, 100

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

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.