Bethlehem Press

Friday, April 19, 2019

Dorothy P. Rader, United Way secretary

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy P. Rader, 94, of Bethlehem, died January 31, 2019, in her home. Born in her family home, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Mabel (Peters) Apple She was the wife of the late Richard Rader.

She was a secretary for the United Way for a number of years.

She was active with the USO during World War II, entertaining soldiers who served our country.

Rosalyn (Hernandez) Clore, garden clubs member

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Rosalyn Clore, 89, of Bethlehem Township, died at home Jan. 25, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Eva (Castano) and Fred Hernandez. She was the wife of Lester O. Clore for 55 years.

She graduated from St. Ursula’s Academy, San Antonio, Texas.

She worked at the customer service desk in the Lehigh Valley Mall for many years.

She was a member of the Allentown and Bethlehem Garden Clubs, the Steelworkers’ Archives and the Heights A.A.

Rosalyn (Hernandez) Clore, garden clubs member

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Rosalyn Clore, 89, of Bethlehem Township, died at home on Jan. 25, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Eva (Castano) and Fred Hernandez. She was the wife of Lester O. Clore for 55 years.

She graduated from St. Ursula’s Academy, San Antonio, Texas.

She worked at the customer service desk in the Lehigh Valley Mall for many years.

She was a member of the Allentown and Bethlehem Garden Clubs, the Steelworkers’ Archives and the Heights A.A.

Mary Ann C. (Dancs) Milkowich, parochial school teacher

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary Ann C. (Dancs) Milkowich, died Jan. 16, 2019, at her home in Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Rezsek) Dance. She was the wife of the late James H. Milkowich for 48 years.

She was a 1964 graduate of Kutztown University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

She was a kindergarten teacher in the Allentown School District for five years. Later, she taught first grade at the Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena School, Diocese of Allentown, for twenty-three years before she retired in 2001.

Mary K. Patterson, school guidance counselor

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary K. Patterson, 90, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 15, 2019. Born in Williamsport and raised in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Knowles.She was the wife of the late Ralph E. Patterson Jr. for 62 years.

She was a graduate of Seton Hall College and earned a master’s degree from Lehigh University.

She was a guidance counselor for 10 years at Bethlehem Catholic H. S. She was later a real estate agent for five years after moving to Hershey. She then retired to Pinehurst, N.C., for the next 30 years.

Glenn Curtis Kern, L.S.T. formed council member

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Glenn Curtis Kern, 62, of Lower Saucon Township, died in his home Dec. 30, 2018. Born in Morristown, N.J., he was a son of the late Herbert E. and Joan C. (Curtis) Kern. He was the husband of Claudia (Errickson) Kern for 37 years.

He earned a B.S. degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida and a Masters degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University Santa Monica.

He was the owner of Integrity AV Designs.

Glenn served for 17 years on the Lower Saucon Township Council of which he was the president for eight years.

Thomas E. Ford, transmission specialist

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Thomas E. Ford, 52, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 12, 2019 in his home. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a son of the late Thomas Edward and Cherrye Anne (Carter) Ford and was raised by his grandparents, the late Willie Jr. and Dorothy Faye (Carter) Peacock. He was the husband of Maribel (Martinez) Ford.

He was an advanced automobile mechanic and transmission specialist.

He was a former member of the Church of God of Prophecy, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Michael H. Scheerer, Assumtion B.V.M. Catholic Church member

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael H. Scheerer, 77, of Center Valley, died Jan. 2, 2019. Born in Baltimore, Md., he was a son of the late Albert and Mary (Hayes) Scheerer. He was the husband of Katharine “Kathy” (Oran) Scheerer for 49 years.

He graduated from Frostbrug State University, where he was the founding president of TKE fraternity. He earned a master’s of education from Loyola University and a master’s in business Amdinistration from Mount St. Mary’s College.

Martin J. Hildenberger, FHDC, St. Bernard’s member

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Martin J. Hildenberger, 72, of Fountain Hill, died Jan. 6, 2019, while in the care of St. Luke’s Hospice House. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Joseph G. and Catherine C. (Bender) Hildenberger.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He last worked for many years in sales for F. L. Schmidt Co. (formerly Fuller Company) until he retired.

He was of the Catholic faith and most recently belonged to Assumption BVM Church, Bethlehem.

He was a member of the Fountain Hill Democratic Club and St. Bernard’s.