Bethlehem Press

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Carol A. Smith, payroll log analyst

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Carol A. Smith, 57, of Allentown, died Sept. 26, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Marlene (Erb) Souders.

She was a payroll log analyst for many years with Community Health Systems, Bethlehem.

She is survived by a son, Zachary R. Smith; and a brother, Charles Souders.

Funeral services will be private.

Contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society-Lehigh Valley, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

James R. Muschlitz, Schoenersville Inn manager

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

James R. Muschlitz, 87, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 23, 2018, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Mary (Rupple) and Clarence Muschlitz. He was the husband of the late Regena “Reggie” Muschlitz for 21 years.

He attended Penn State and Lehigh University and was a 1958 graduate of Kutztown State University. He earned a Master’s Degree from Temple University.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

Donald M. DeLong, U.S.W. Local 2600 member

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Donald M. DeLong, 75, died on Sept. 25, 2018, in Palmetto, Fla., after a brief illness. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Clarence and Eleanor DeLong. He was the husband of Donis DeLong for 57 years.

He was an U.S.A.F. veteran.

He worked for the Bethlehem Steel for 33 years.

He was a member of U.S.W. Local 2600, and was a recording secretary for several years.

Patricia A. Carballo, nurse aide

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Patricia A. Carballo, 78, of Bethlehem Township, died Sept. 14, 2018, while in the care of the St. Luke’s Hospice House. She was the wife of Ramon “Cholo” Carballo for 44 years. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Helen (Devereaux) Cannon.

She was a nurse aide at Cedarbrook Fountain Hill for 20 years until she retired in 1995. She also worked for the Allentown State Hospital and Sacred Heart Hospital.

She was a member of the Heights A.A.

Nevin Sterling Yeakel, St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church member

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Nevin Sterling Yeakel, 90, of Bethlehem, died in his home on Sept. 15, 2018. He was the husband of Audrey (Donaghy) Yeakel for 68 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Russell and Esther Yeakel.

He graduated from Bethlehem Technical High School.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He worked for Philadelphia Bethlehem and New England Railroad for 37 years, until he retired as a supervisor of transportation in 1985.

James R. Fahr III, Steel Horse Charities founder

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

James R. Fahr III, 48, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 14, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. Born in El Centro, Calif., he was a son of James R. Fahr Jr. of Bangor and Doris (Smith) Bersch of Bethlehem.

He was a 1987 graduate of Liberty HS; and of Cornell University.

He was an engineer and designer programmer for Air Products for 23 years until he took retirement.

Amelia M. Rostkowski

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Anne’s Catholic Church member

Amelia M. Rostkowski, 92, of Bethlehem, died Sept.16, 2018. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late William and Marie (Bosi) Venanzi. She was the wife of the late Stanley J. Rotkowski for 58 years.

She worked in food service at Lehigh University from 1975 until she retired in 2012.

She was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Gerald H. Hartzell, machinist

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Gerald “Jerry” H. Hartzell, 71, of Northampton, and formerly of Bethlehem, died Sept. 15, 2018, at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Harry J. Hartzell of Northampton, and the late Helen I. (Edelman) Hartzell.

He was a 1966 graduate of Liberty High School.

He was in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.

He was a machinist for 29 years with Spirax-Sarco Engineering, formerly of Allentown. He later worked for B. Braun Medical, Bethlehem, until he retired in 2009.

Wanda Sue (Davis) Moyer, lab analyst

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Wanda Sue (Davis) Moyer, 72, of Walnutport, died Sept. 16, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest. She was the wife of Joseph R. Moyer Sr. for 56 years.

Born in Max Meadows, Va., she was a daughter of the late John Clark Davis and Rhiney Elizabeth (Arnold) Davis.

She was a lab analyst at Kraft Foods, formerly in Fogelsville, for 22 years before she retired in 2001.

She was a member of Trinity E.C. Church, Berlinsville -Walnutport.