Bethlehem Press

Monday, October 22, 2018

Juan F. Carrasquillo Jr., Holy Infancy Church member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Juan “Paco” F. Carrasquillo Jr. 54, of Bethlehem, died suddenly on July 23, 2018. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, he was a son of Juan F. Carrasquillo Sr. and the late Gladys (Cintron). He was the husband of Militza (Garcia) Carrasquillo.

He had earned a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, and was currently working towards a master’s degree.

He was an accounts payable clerk employed by B. Braun Medical.

He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Margaret M. Bachochin, Western Electric retiree

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret M. Bachochin, 88, of Bethlehem, died July 23, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Bachochin.

She retired in 1993 from the former Western Electric after 43 years.

She attended Holy Ghost Parish.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Helen Bachochin; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by seven siblings, Veronica Frey, Elizabeth Meza, Mary Ferrani, Helen Batley, Anna Brase and Steven and Michael Bachochin.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Jose Alejandro Diaz, born in Villalba, P.R.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jose Alejandro Diaz, 46, of Bethlehem, died July 18, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Villalba, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Gregorio and Ana M (Matos) Diaz. He was the husband of Nancy (Colon) Diaz for 18 years.

He will be remembered for his contagious smile and uplifting spirit. A fisherman, he loved to go he also became a “fisher of men” for his church.

He was a member of Koinonia House of Worship, Whitehall.

David R. Frankenfield, computer programmer

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

David R. Frankenfield, 75, of Lansdale, died July 22, 2018, at Abington Lansdale Jefferson Hospital. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Armand and Laura (DeWalt) Frankenfield. He was the husband of (Henry) Michael Zellner for the past four years.

He earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics at Moravian College.

He was a computer programmer for more than 36 years for IMS Health.

He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Lansdale.

He was a member of a model train club.

Rosemarie P. Deutsch, OLP Church member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Rosemarie P. Deutsch, 92, formerly of Fountain Hill, died July 21, 2018, at Sunrise of Exton Senior Living. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Salvador and Margaret (Thomas) Ponticelli. She was the wife of the late William L. Deutsch Sr.

She worked in the alumni department of Lehigh University for many years until retirement.

She was a member of the former Our Lady of Pompeii Church and its Holy Rosary Sodality. She was active in the Fountain Hill community, played bridge and supported Lehigh University athletics.

Robert Keith Allam, Crosspoint Church member

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert Keith Allam, 47, died July 23, 2018, after a long illness. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Anne Allam.

He was educated through the Bethlehem Area School District.

He began working at Laneco through BASD’s employment program, and worked there for 12 years. He later was an associate at Walmart, Bethlehem, for 15 years, where, in 2012, he received an employment achievement award.

He was a member of Calvary Wesleyan Church, now CrossPoint Church, where he attended Sunday School for many years and was in CYC and VBS while growing up.

Dorothy F. Taglang, Bethlehem Steel escort

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy F. Taglang, 85, of Bethlehem, died July 19, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Barbara (Madzik) Kokosky. She was the wife of James B. Taglang Sr. for 65 years.

She was an escort for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. and a homemaker.

She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

She was a bowler. Of Slovak heritage, she loved baking, especially kiffles, pies, and nut rolls.

Jean L. Stoll, loan officer

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jean L. Stoll, 85, of Bethlehem, died July 15, 2018, while in the care of the St. Luke’s Hospice House. She was the wife of the late James L. Stoll and the companion of Arthur Piatt of Bethlehem.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late James W. and Margaretta (Purcell) Cope.

She was a 1951 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic HS.

She was a loan officer at First Star Savings Bank for 18 years before she retired in 1995. She had worked previously at Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.