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.
Luis I. Torres, 94, died Jan. 15, 2013. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Geraldo and Luisa (Colon) Benetiz. He was the husband of the late Margarita Torres de Ortiz for 72 years.
He worked in the beam yard for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of the United Steelworkers, Local 2599.
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 B. Noe, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Hancz) Noe. He was the husband of the late Veronica A. (Gumlock) Noe.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was an electric furnace melting first helper at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He retired in 1980 after 39 years of service.
He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
He made pysanky eggs.
Gale A. Paulus, 77, of Bethlehem, died January 10, 2013, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Robert Itterly and the late Anna J. Walk. She was the wife of the late Kenneth D. Paulus for 60 years.
She and her late husband owned and operated The Midway Inn, Hellertown, from 1975 - 1978. She later worked as manager of Orr's Monocacy Room Restaurant. She was an infant room supervisor at Creative Kids Club.
Arthur A. Ross Jr., 93, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 29, 2013. Born in Carbondale, he was a son of the late Arthur Sr. and Loretta (French) Ross. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Falbo) Ross and of Loretta (Beahm) Ross.
He was a U.S. Army 109th Infantry veteran of World War II.
He was retired from the Bethlehem Steel.
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 HS, 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.
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.
Robert John Boletz, 69, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 25, 2013, in his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late John and Helen (Scheidler) Boletz.
He was a 1961 Liberty HS graduate.
He was in the U. S. Navy and served in Viet Nam.
He was a chef at the former Bethlehem Steel Club for several years. Later, he was an executive chef for many years at the Tropicana Hotel and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. He was a taxi driver in Bethlehem before retiring in 2005. He is survived by a son, Christopher and his wife Silvija of Bensenville, Ill.; and a grandson, John.
Pauline M. Casamassa, 81, of Bethlehem Township, died Jan. 29, 2013. Born in Perkasie, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Delilah (Weikel) Stahr. She was the wife of the late Anthony D. Casamassa.
She was a graduate of the Sacred Heart School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse for many years.
She was a member of the former Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church.