Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Rita Augugliaro, blood donor coordinator

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Barbara Ann Monfre, 66,of Stockertown, died in St. Luke’s Hospital - Anderson Campus, Palmer Towship, on, June 4, 2019. Born in Yonkers, New York, she was a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Anna Lou (Barrett) Sheehan.

She was a book keeper for many years before retiring.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by two sons, Dominic and his wife Brandice of Fountain Hill and Michael of Woodhaven, New York; a daughter, Alison of Bethlehem; three brothers, John, Joseph and Timothy; four sisters, Liz, Ruth, Theresa and Evelyn; and three grandchildren.

Rita Augugliaro, blood donor coordinator

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Rita Augugliaro, 86, of Bethlehem, died May 31, 2019, while in the care of her family and the staff of Alexandria Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Manhattan, New York, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Enrica (Pretti) Paternoster. She was the wife of the late Joseph Augugliaro.

She was a blood donor coordinator at Maimonides Medical Center, New York, for many years before retiring in 1998.

She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Patricia Ann Skulteti, Notre Dame parishioner

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Patricia Ann Skulteti, 76, of Bethlehem, died June 5, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Pauline (Keglovits) Mikols. She was the wife of Richard John Skulteti for 50 years.

She was a graduate of Central Catholic HS.

She worked for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company for more than 20 years.

She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.

Casimir Lapinski, worked at steel company

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Casimir Lapinski, 95, of Bethlehem Township, died May 29, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Kazimerz and MaryAnn (Luczaj) Lapienski. He was the husband of the late Anna M. (Pinter) Lapinski.

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

He retired from the Bethlehem Steel Corporation after 42 years as a leader of mill buildups.

He is survived by two sons, Charles and Gary Lapinski; and a brother, Anthony Lapinski.

He was predeceased by three siblings, Stanley, Edward and Sophia.

Joseph C. Horwath, OLPH church member

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Joseph C. Horwath, 83, of Bethlehem, died May 27 2019, in his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Mary (Albert) and Charles Horwath. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Lazorik) Horwath for 64 years.

He was a 1953 graduate of Liberty HS.

He worked at UGI until he retired after 39 years.

He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bethlehem Township.

Richard J. Kruk, material handling supervisor

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard J. Kruk, 70, of Bethlehem, died May 23, 2019. Born in Oberlahnstein, Germany, he was a son of Justyna (Melnyk) Kruk and the late Stanley Kruk. He was the husband of Sharon E. (Crockett) Kruk for 46 years.

He was a 1966 Dieruff HS graduate.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967-70.

He was a material handling supervisor at Mack Truck, from which he retired after 42 years.

He was a member and trustee of the Polish American Citizens Society.

Roxanne Albanese, Minsi Trail Inn waitress

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Roxanne Albanese, 88, of Bethlehem Township, died May 24, 2019, in her residence. Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Elizabeth (Karoly) Rockovits.

She was a waitress for many years at the Minsi Trail Inn, Bethlehem. Later, she was a personal care assistant for Country Meadows Nursing Home. She retired when she was in her early 80s.

She is survived by a granddaughter, Dena Rae Gaughran and her fiancé Kennie Day of Morton; a brother, Stephen and his wife Marie Rockovits of North Carolina; and friends.

Margaret A. Reilley

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

executive assistant

Margaret “Peggy” A. Reilley, 83, of Bethlehem Township, died May 4, 2019. Born in Centralia, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (McCullion) Hinchey. She was the wife of the late William R. Reilly.

She was a 20 year plus executive assistant at and retired from Victaulic.

She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

She is survived by a daughter, Sharon and her husband Eric Timm of Bordentown, N.J.; a son, James of Bethlehem; a sister, Joan Costello of California; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Margaret A. Reilley

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

executive assistant

Margaret “Peggy” A. Reilley, 83, of Bethlehem Township, died May 4, 2019. Born in Centralia, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (McCullion) Hinchey. She was the wife of the late William R. Reilly.

She was a 20 year plus executive assistant at and retired from Victaulic.

She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

She is survived by a daughter, Sharon and her husband Eric Timm of Bordentown, N.J.; a son, James of Bethlehem; a sister, Joan Costello of California; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Richard W. Smith

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

roll shop superintendent

Richard W. Smith, 96, of Bethlehem, died April 26, 2019, at Moravian Hall Square. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William and Helen (Meyers) Smith. He was the husband of the late Marion (Horner) Smith for 50 years.

He was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a superintendent at Saucon Roll Shop and head roll designer for Bethlehem Steel Corp.

He was a member at St. Stephen’s Church, Bethlehem.