Bethlehem Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Marion Catherine Jones, formerly of Bethlehem

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Marion Catherine Jones, 98, of Littleton, Colo. and formerly of Bethlehem, died on July 13, 2018, while in the care of Columbine Assisted Living, Littleton, Colo. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Marion (Humble) Jones.

She was a 1941 Liberty HS graduate.

She worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 34 years until she retired in 1982.

She was a former member of the First Baptist Church, Bethlehem.

She was a member of the Christian Women of Bethlehem and the Golden Age of the Salvation Army, Bethlehem.

Ralph W. Miller, 100 years old; machine operator

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ralph W. Miller, 100, of Lancaster and formerly of Bethlehem, died July 13, 2018, at his son’s home in Lancaster. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late John S. and Elsie (Spengler) Miller. He was the husband of the late J. Louise (Mason) Miller.

He was a 1937 graduate of Liberty HS.

He was in the United States Army during World War II.

He was a machine operator at Bethlehem Steel for 37 years until he retired in 1978.

He was a member of Emmanuel E.C. Church, Bethlehem.

Francis A. Rohal Sr., contractor

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Francis A Rohal Sr., 94, of Bethlehem, died July 14, 2018, at Sacred Heart Senior Living, Center Valley. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary Rohal. He was the husband of the late Helen (Gerkovich) Rohal for 68 years.

He was employed for many years by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation and AB&E Refrigeration. He was a self-employed contractor.

He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.

Eleanor (Slavicz) Roth, St. John’s Windish ELC member

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Eleanor (Slavicz) Roth, 80, of Bethlehem, died July 19, 2018, in her home. who died in 2010. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Sebjanics) Slavicz. She was the wife of the late Robert R. Roth.

She worked for a number of area companies, including Bethlehem Steel Corporation, General Electric and Western Electric.

She was a member of St. John’s Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Dorothy F. Taglang, Bethlehem Steel escort

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy F. Taglang, 85, of Bethlehem, died July 19, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Barbara (Madzik) Kokosky. She was the wife of James B. Taglang Sr. for 65 years.

She was an escort for Bethlehem Steel and a homemaker.

She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

She was a bowler. Of Slovak heritage, she loved baking, especially kiffles, pies, and nut rolls.

Ethel M. Harvey, Grace Church member

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ethel M. Harvey, 90, of Lower Saucon Township, died July 6, 2018, in her home. Born in Wilmington, Del., she was a daughter of the late Marguerite (Baugh) and Kenneth Mowlds. She was the wife of Fred G. Harvey for 68 years.

She graduated from A.I. duPont High School and Goldey Beacom Business College, Wilmington, Del.

She volunteered with several non-profit organizations including St. Luke’s Hospital, the American Cancer Society and Meals on Wheels.

She was a member of Saucon Valley Country Club and had a hole-in-one on the 14th hole of the Old Course.

Ronald J. McDowell, processing engineer

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ronald J. McDowell, 86, of Moore Township, died July 5, 2018. Born in Davis City, Iowa, he was a son of the late Fred and Pauline (Craig) McDowell. He was the husband of Elizabeth “Beth” A. (Hollywood) McDowell for 34 years.

He was a 1956 graduate of Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa.

He was in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He worked for 40 years in the cement industry until he retired as a senior processing engineer with Cemex, Wampum, in 1956.

He was a member of the Coaldale American Legion Post #0170.

Jacqueline M. Fetsko, printing ink tech expert

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jacqueline M. Fetsko, 92, of Bethlehem, died recently. She was the daughter of the late Alexander R. and Susanna (Yosko) Fetsko.

She was a 1946 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a master of science degree in chemistry from Lehigh University.

She was associated with the National Printing Ink Research Institute at Lehigh University for 55 years when she retired in 2004. She had been a supervisor of printing research, an assistant research director, and, since 1974, director of technical services.