William W. Wolfe Sr., 80, died Feb. 20, 2017, at Lehigh Valley-Muhlenberg Hospital. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late Harry and Marion (Searfoss) Wolfe. He was the husband of the late Nancylee M. (Hahn) Wolfe for 25 years.
He was a paratrooper in the U. S. Army.
He is survived by two sons, William Jr. and Daniel; four daughters, Sondralee and April Wolfe, Rachel Rasley and Darlene Shannon; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a son, David Wolfe.
Lynda L. Marks, 55, of Whitehall, died Feb. 22, 2017, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. Born in Sunbury, she was a daughter of June (Keller) Tomb of Whitehall and of the late Forrest “Ray” Tomb.
She was the wife of Anthony “Tony” S. Marks for more than 33 years.
She was a 1979 graduate of Whitehall HS. She was a graduate of Lehigh Carbon Community College and Cedar Crest College with high honors.
Russell Keller Laros Jr., M.D., 81, died Feb. 17, 2017, in hospice care, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i. He had struggled with dementia for several years. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Russell K. and Helen K. Laros of Bethlehem.
He was the husband of wife Abigail Stone Laros for 59 years.
Paul “Pauly” Matthew Senick II died Feb. 22, 2017, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Paul and Jill (Wieser) Senick.
He was a 1994 graduate of Freedom HS, where he participated in football and wrestling.
He was the owner and operator of Paul Senick Farms hauling and excavating company and a Christmas tree farm.
He donated five dollars per sold tree to the Pediatrics Department of St. Luke’s Hospital.
Dale E. Newhart, 91, of Bethlehem and formerly of Treichlers, died Feb. 17, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. Born in Treichlers, he was a son of the late Elvin G. and Stella M. (Bossard) Newhart. He was the husband of the late Phoebe Lillian (Simpson) Newhart for 53 years.
He was a 1943 graduate of Northampton HS. He earned a degree in business administration from Muhlenberg college.
He was in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was a radio-telephone operator at Johnston Island.
Elaine R. Brosious- Domitrovits, 85, of Neffs, died Feb. 18, 2017, in Above & Beyond Senior Living, Allentown. Born in Springtown, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Edna (Mease) Smith. She was the wife of the late Daniel Robert Brosious and the late Joseph Domitrovits.
She earned an early childhood education degree from Northampton Community College.
She was a professional nanny for several families throughout Lehigh and Berks counties. She retired in 1985 from St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, having worked in the accounting department for 17 years.
David Carl Van Doren, 66, of Whitewater, died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 13, 2017, at his home in Whitewater, Wisc. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of Annamae (Barr) Van Doren of Broken Arrow, Okla., and the late George Van Doren. He was the husband of Pamela Smith for 42 years.
He was a 1968 graduate of Liberty HS. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counselor education from Lehigh University and a doctorate in counselor education from the University of Maine.
Mary M. Morecz, 102, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 23, 2017, at her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Polt) Ripper. She was the wife of the late Stephen Morecz for 49 years.
She was a secretary for Roller Smith and Just Born Candy Company, Bethlehem, and an executive secretary at Moravian College for 25 years until she retired in 1978.
She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.
Aurelia A. Albertson, 92, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 22, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Katalina Konya. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Albertson Sr.
She is survived by four sons, Joseph S. Jr. and his wife Jeannine; Bernie, widower of the late Jennifer; Rick and his wife Jacqueline; and John and his wife Karin Cziraki; a daughter, Sharon and her husband Pete Melendez; grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by two daughters, Joanne Emery and Debbie Albertson.
Bertha B. Nagy Ference, 89, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 17, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Barbara (Lawrence) and John Carnish. She was the wife of the late Joseph C. Ference Jr. and the late William Nagy.
She was a member of Incarnation of Our Lord Church.
She was a former member of The Young at Heart Club at St. Andrew’s Church, Catasauqua.
She attended game night at the Moravian House.