Steven James Wasilewski, 69, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 4, 2018, at his residence. Born in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Benedict and Beatrice (Shea) Wasilewski.
He was the husband of Ellen K. (Kusenda) Wasilewski.
He was in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
He was a bricklayer for the former Bethlehem Steel Corp.
Denise M. Harry, 63, died Dec. 11, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. She was a daughter of the late Carl and Nancy Moats. She was the wife of Carl Harry for 43 years.
She was a 1973 graduate of Whitehall High School. She earned a degree in nursing from Saint Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing.
She was home nurse for Rx Home Care. She co-owned Bethlehem Ice Service.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Melissa and Carl Jr.; and her two granddaughters, Kira and Hailee.
She was predeceased by a brother, Douglas Moats.
Robert J. “Spike” Holowka, 65, of Hellertown, died Dec. 9, 2018, at his residence. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Stanley and Johanna J. (Laky) Holowka.
He worked in the rigger department of the Bethlehem Steel for many years.
He is survived by two sisters, JoAnn H. Smith of Horseheads, N.Y. and Gloria H. and her husband Frank D. Nastasee of Hellertown.
There are no calling hours. Services are private.
Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.
Joseph E. Motil, 100, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 12, 2018, at Moravian Village, Bethlehem. Born in Williams Township, he was a son of the late Anna (Mauer) and Alexander Motil. He was the husband of the late Goldie C. (Kovacs) Motil for 65 years.
He worked in the Laros and Bethlehem Silk Mills and for the Bethlehem Steel in the soaking pits and other departments for 40 years.
George J. Libricz Sr., 92, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 10, 2018. He was a son of the late Mary (Samenig) and Charles Libricz. He was the husband of the late Mary Louise (Grossett) Libricz.
He was a member of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
He worked for the Bethlehem Steel and the Reading and Conrail Railroads.
He volunteered at Radprin Radio at Northampton Community College; the Da Vinci Center; WDIY Radio as a laborer and on air host; Boys Scouts of America; and the North Central Little League.
George Francis Reisteter, 93, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 9, 2018, at Sacred Heart Senior Living. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Josef and Suzanna (Svecz) Reisteter. He was the husband of Mary Theresa Reisteter for 66 years.
He was a World War II combat veteran in the U.S. Army. He was aboard the troopship SS Léopoldville that was torpedoed and sank in the English Channel Dec. 24, 1944. He saw combat action in France. He was a purple heart recipient.
He was a draftsman with the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He was employed at Fuller Engineering Corporation.
Mary H. Goodwillie, 94, died Nov. 15, 2018, in her home at Normandie Ridge, York. She was the wife of the late James Macfarlane Goodwillie.
Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Helen Ruth Hurd.
She was a 1942 graduate of Moravian Preparatory School, Bethlehem. She earned a certificate of oral hygiene from the University of Pennsylvania.
She was a dental hygienist.
Thomas B. Payonk, 50, of Salisbury Township, died unexpectedly at home on Dec. 2, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Bernard B. and Irene K. Payonk, with whom he lived and cared for as she aged.
He was a 1985 graduate of Salisbury High School.
He worked for Laneco and then for Piramal Critical Care, where he worked until he was no longer able.
He was a member of the Fountain Hill Republican Club, Fountain Hill Democratic Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Fountain Hill Hose Company.
Barbara F. Peabody, 87, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 24, 2018. Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late C. Leonard and Muriel (Sutcliffe) Fisher. She was the wife of the late Jack Peabody.
She worked for 30 years in the labor relations division of the Bethlehem Steel Corp. until she retired in 1982.
She is survived by a daughter, Beth and husband Powers Smith of Lexington, N.C.; a son, John E. of Bethlehem; five grandchildren, David and Joanna, Ben and Ashley, and Becky; and three great-grandchildren, Anna and Asia and Lily, on the way.
Ronald Walter Utley, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 22, 2018. He was the husband of Sandra (Holtz) Utley for 58 years.
Born Rutland, Vt., he was a son of the late Cecil and Laura Utley.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering, from the University of Texas at El Paso and earned a master’s degree in mineral preparation from Penn State University.
He was a project manager with the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, a marketing manager for the Fuller Company and a general manager for FFE Minerals USA Inc.