Bethlehem Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

William W. Wolfe Sr., born in Freemansburg

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

William W. Wolfe Sr., 80, died Feb. 20, 2017, at Lehigh Valley-Muhlenberg Hospital. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late Harry and Marion (Searfoss) Wolfe. He was the husband of the late Nancylee M. (Hahn) Wolfe for 25 years.

He was a paratrooper in the U. S. Army.

He is survived by two sons, William Jr. and Daniel; four daughters, Sondralee and April Wolfe, Rachel Rasley and Darlene Shannon; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, David Wolfe.

William T. Lynch, OLPH church member

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

William “Bill” T. Lynch, 89, of Bethlehem and Venice, Florida, died April 29, 2017, at his home in Venice. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Bernard J. and Anna (Connell) Lynch. He was the husband of Dolores (Seaman) Lynch for 26 years and of the late Josephine (Keretz) Lynch for 35 years.

He was an U.S. Coast Guard veteran.

He worked in the personnel department of Western Electric for 36 years.

He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Roman Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where he was a lector and a bingo caller for many years.

Nemesio A. Padua, worked in banking

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Nemesio A. Padua, 83, of Bethlehem, died recently at home. Born in New York City, he was a son of the late Nemesio A. and Alice (Krick) Padua. He was the husband of Dorothy S. (Santa Maria) Padua for 61 years.

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

He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corporation and later worked for more than 43 years in the banking industry.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Michele Andrews and Lynn and her husband Peter Matthews, all of Bethlehem; two grandchildren, Jacob and Emma; nieces; and nephews.

Anastasia D. Rahn, NCHGS curator, registrar

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Anastasia “Ann” D. Rahn of Bethlehem, died May 3, 2017. She was the wife of the late Hilton Rahn Jr.

She was retired curator and registrar of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society for sixteen years. She was earlier a Kemerer Museum volunteer guide and gift shop manager.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem.

She was a member of the Pennsylvania Jazz Society, Historic Bethlehem Partnership, the Sun Inn and the Allentown Art Museum auxiliary.

Catherine A. Weaver, Christ Church U.C.C. member

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Catherine A. Weaver, 93, of Bethlehem, died May 4, 2017, at Westminster Village. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Stanley O. and Anna M. (DeLong) Solt. She was the wife of the late Carlton S. Weaver.

She was a member of Christ Church U.C.C., where she sang with the choir under the director and organist (her late husband).

She was a peanut maker at the church.

She is survived by four nieces and nephews, Rick Steely, Barbara Powell and Debra and Tim Steely.

Marion L. Lenner, Advent Moravian Church member

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Marion “Miny” L. Lenner, 79, of Bethlehem, died May 3, 2017, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Abner and Marion (Allam) Still. She was the wife of the late Vincent “Reds” J. Lenner for 58 years.

She worked in the billing department of and was retired from Bethlehem Steel.

She was a member of Advent Moravian Church, Bethlehem.

She is survived by a brother, Abner Jr. and wife Lucia Still; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; great-great nieces; and great-great nephews.

John Micolochick, worked for manufacturing company

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

John Micolochick, 87, of Hellertown, died April 21, 2017. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late John and Helen (Kolinchak) Micolochick. He was the husband of Evelyn (Schaeffer) Micolochick for 63 years.

He was an U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean conflict.

He worked for Hellertown Manufacturing Company and later worked for Giant Food Stores, Hellertown.

He was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Maryanne; and a brother, Andrew.

Margaret Holland, faculty dining room worker

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret Holland, 91, of Nazareth, died April 21, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Sikora) Racz. She was the wife of the late Robert G. Holland.

She worked in the faculty dining room for 30 years at Moravian College.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nazareth.

She is survived by two daughters, Diane and her husband Andrew Pieszala and Debra and her husband Richard Blakely; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Bill.

Mary M. Kenahan, OLPH church member

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary M. Kenihan, 93, of Bethlehem and formerly of Laurel, Md., died April 24, 2017 at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in White Haven, she was a daughter of the late John and Honore (Caffrey) Martini. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. Kenihan for 45 years.

She was a 1941 graduate of White Haven High School, White Haven. She attended post graduate classes at Liberty High School and at Bethlehem Business College.

She worked for various telephone companies throughout the United States. During World War II, she worked at Vultee Aircraft, Allentown.