Irene Grace Bukvics, 94, of Bethlehem, died Jan.18, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pecsek. Irene was the wife of the late Louis F. Bukvics.
She was born in the U.S. and educated in Yugoslavia. She worked in New York City as a governess. She later was a seamstress for the former Chickadee Dress Company after relocating in the Bethlehem area .
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was a member of the Women's League.
Sharon J. Beitler, 66, of Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township, died January 29, 2013. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Marion (Czar) Gerber and a step daughter of the late Frank Czar.
She was a member of Rosemont Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.
She is survived by a brother, William Czar of Schnecksville, three nieces, Crystal, Kathryn and Chelsea Czar; a nephew, Ben Czar; and an aunt, Sandy Pyle of Md.
Contributions may be made to the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 501 Third St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20001.
Mary L. (Laudenslager) Lellyo, 80, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 20, 2013, in her home. Born in Orefield, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Lulu (Schrader) Laudenslager. She was the wife of Charles R. Lellyo for 57 years.
She was the manager of food services at B Braun Medical, Allentown, for 26 years until she retired in 1995.
She was a member of St. John's Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.
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 .
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.
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.
Kenneth L. Goff, 77, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 2, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late George and Eleanor (Delaney) Goff. He was the husband of Lorraine J. (Shupp) Goff.
He was retired from ConRail. He was a real estate broker for Hartzell Real Estate and Insurance Company, Hatfield.
He was a member of Rosemont Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.
Anna (Tyciak) Kalata, 95, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 9, 2013, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. She was the wife of the late George E. Kalata for 67 years.
Born in Ormrod, she was the daughter of the late Wasyl "Charles" and Pauline (Bobelak) Tyciak. She was a member of the former Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.
She was a member of the Catholic Sokols Wreath #32.
Francis T. Martin, 89, of Bethlehem, died Jan.13, 2013, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis P. Martin and Caroline T. (Szoke) Martin. He was the husband of the late Helen O. (Wetenko) Lomonski Martin.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was in the Pacific Theatre.
He for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He was an inspector for the City of Bethlehem and later worked for Muhlenberg College.
He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
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.