Bethlehem Press

Monday, October 14, 2019

Phillip E. Doddy. Frinzi Brothers bass player

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Phillip E. Doddy, 89, of Hellertown, died Aug. 31, 2019, at his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis J. Sr. and Evelyn C. (Betge) Doddy. He was the husband of Rosemarie R. (Ricci) Doddy for 66 years.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He worked for the local Carpenters Union for many years.

He was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Hellertown, where he sang in the choir and was a past president of the Holy Name Society.

Edgar Carmelo Negron Sr., cook in local restaurants

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Edgar Carmelo Negron Sr., 65, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 3, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Carmelo Negron and of Ana Santiago. He was the husband of Rita Werkheiser for more than 25 years.

He was a Liberty HS graduate.

He was a talented cook and worked in local restaurants.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Edgar Manuel Jr.; a daughter, Chrissy; and a granddaughter, Michelae Negron.

He was predeceased by three siblings, Carmelo Negron Jr., Jose Negron and Eledes Davis.

Raymond J. Sagl, U.S.P.S. accountant

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Raymond J. Sagl, 86, of Center Valley, died September 7, 2019. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late August and Emma (Feichtel) Sagl. He was the husband of Elsie R. (Bauer) for 61 years.

He was a Central Catholic High School graduate.

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was an accountant for the United States Postal Service until he took retirement.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Michael J. Conelias, battled multiple sclerosis

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael “Mikey C.” J. Conelias, 50, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 1, 2019. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Trent and Joanne (Groller) Conelias of Bethlehem.

He attended Freedom HS where he played basketball and baseball. He attended the University of Delaware where he was a pitcher for the baseball team and a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Phillip E. Doddy, Frinzi Brothers bass player

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Phillip E. Doddy, 89, of Hellertown, died August 31, 2019, at his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis J., Sr. and Evelyn C. (Betge) Doddy. He was the husband of Rosemarie R. (Ricci) Doddy for 66 years.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He worked for the Local Carpenter’s Union for many years.

He was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Hellertown, where he sang in the choir and was a past president of the Holy Name Society.

Guadalupe Ocampo, Holy Infancy Catholic Church member

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Guadalupe “Lupe” Ocampo, 92, of Bethlehem, died at her residence Aug. 27, 2019. Born in Ameca Jalisco, Mexico, she was a daughter of the late Wenceslao Sanchez Ruiz and Catalina (Alvarez) Ruiz. She was the wife of the late Eliseo “Leo” Ocampo for 70 years. She was proud to be a citizen of the United States.

She was a seamstress and was a sewing machine operator for local factories in the Lehigh Valley for over 27 years until she retired in 1978.

She was a parishioner of Holy Infancy Catholic Church.

She was a member of the ILGWU.

Ada Josephine Giampetro, member of St. Theresa’s Church

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Ada Josephine Giampetro, 97, of Hellertown, died Aug. 13, 2019, at Weston Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Luigi and Angela Rose (Prosperi) DeBerardinis. She was the wife of the late John Giampetro.

She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Hellertown, and of the former Our Lady of Pompeii Most Holy Rosary, where she was a past president of The Mother of Sorrows Sodality.