Bethlehem Press

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Walene Mary Baunach

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

NEMS teacher

Walene Mary Baunach, 89, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 25, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Walter W. and Irene M. (Griffin) Duffy. She was the wife of the late Arnold M. Baunach for 38 years.

She was a 1951 graduate of Immaculata College and in 1955 earned a master’s degree from Lehigh University.

She was a secondary English and Reading teacher at Northeast Middle School in the Bethlehem Area School District until she retired in 1991. From 1996 until the age of 84, she was a GED and English as a Second Language instructor at Northampton Community College.

Carolyn June Bennick

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

code enforcement officer

Carolyn June Bennick, 67, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 25, 2018. Born in Frostburg, Md., she was a daughter of the late Robert Henry and June Josephine (Senn) Skidmore. She was the wife of Edward E. Bennick.

She was an office assistant and then a code enforcement officer for Bethlehem Township. She was a former owner of Goosey Gander 4, Hellertown.

She was a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, where she held the highest position ever by a woman within the union at that time.

Janice E. Worman - Miller

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Newhard Farms clerk

Janice E. Worman - Miller, 89, of Bethlehem and formerly of Whitehall, died Nov. 26, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Ray A. and Elva (Case) Worman. She was the wife of the late Paul A. Miller.

She was a clerk for several years at Newhard Farms store before she retired.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt.

Robert J. Sabo

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Steel security worker

Robert J. Sabo, 72, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 26, 2018, while in the care of Saucon Valley Manor. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth M. (Kuti) Sabo.

He was a graduate of Bethlehem High School.

He was in the United States Army.

He worked in security for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 36 years.

He was a former member of St. John Capistrano Catholic Church.

He is survived by two brothers, John J. and his wife Barbara Sabo and Edward and his wife Mary Sabo, all of Bethlehem; nieces; and nephews.

Barbara F. Peabody

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked in labor relations

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.

Elizabeth Mary Toth, Sacred Heart Catholic Church parishioner

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Elizabeth Mary Toth, 91, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Holy Family Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Helen (Cikel) Kovacs. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Toth for 32 years.

She worked in various jobs.

She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township, prior to moving to Holy Family Manor.

She is survived by nieces; nephews; and extended family.

She was predeceased by three sisters; and two brothers.

Dorothy J. Brensinger, Gebhart receptionist

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy “Dot” J. Brensinger, 76, of Walnutport, died Nov. 14, 2018. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George and Lillian (Ward) Lindenmuth. She was the wife of Donald B. Brensinger for 53 years.

She was a member of St. Paul’s U.C.C., Indianland.

She was a receptionist and assembler at Gebhardt Bowling Supply for more than 20 years.

Dorothy J. Brensinger, Gebhart receptionist

Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy “Dot” J. Brensinger, 76, of Walnutport, died on Nov. 14, 2018. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George and Lillian (Ward) Lindenmuth. She was the wife of Donald B. Brensinger for 53 years.

She was a member of St. Paul’s U.C.C., Indianland.

She was a receptionist and assembler at Gebhardt Bowling Supply for more than 20 years.

Elizabeth Mary Toth, Sacred Heart Catholic Church parishioner

Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Elizabeth Mary Toth, 91, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Holy Family Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Helen (Cikel) Kovacs. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Toth for 32 years.

She worked in various jobs.

She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township, prior to moving to Holy Family Manor.

She is survived by nieces; nephews; and extended family.

She was predeceased by three sisters; and two brothers.

Doris M. Hartzell, Notre Dame Church member

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Doris M. Hartzell, 92, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 11, 2018, at Weston Senior Living, Emmaus. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy (King) and Albert Fritzinger.

She was the wife of the late William Hartzell for 48 years.

She was a member of Notre Dame Church.

She was a member of the 55 Plus Club and the Senior Club at Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Joanne B. Schuler; a son, David J. and his wife Betsy; former son-in-law, Frederick Schuler; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.