Bethlehem Press

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Karen C. Cantelmi

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Karen C. Cantelmi, 74, formerly of Fountain Hill, died Aug. 19, 2018, at her son Dino’s home in Bethlehem, where she resided. Born in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Christine R. (Woolcock) Warmkessel. She was the wife of the late Dino P. Cantelmi.

She was a graduate of Shamokin High School and the Harrisburg Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse for St. Luke’s Hospital and Cedarbrook Nursing Home.

Stanley Granville Graver Jr., fabricators plant manager

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Stanley Granville Graver Jr., 89, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 9, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Nazareth, he was a son of the late Stella (Kromer) Graver Henn and the late Stanley G. Graver Sr. He was the husband of the late Janny M. Graver.

He was a World War II veteran and was in the U.S. Navy.

He earned a degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.

He was a plant manager at Bethlehem Fabricators. He was a professional engineer, and was a drafting/surveyor manager with Nicholas Bouras Inc., from which job he retired.

Marilyn Correa, wrote poetry

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Marilyn Correa, 40 of Bethlehem, died Aug. 21, 2018, after a long illness. She was a daughter of Cecilia Correa, with whom she resided, and the late Jose Correa

She enjoyed singing and writing poetry.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by three children, Malaynee, Randy and Osiani; three sisters, Mayra, Julie and Jenny; one step sister; and two step brothers.

Arrangements were made by James Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.

George W. Kline, B. Braun engineer

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

George W. Kline, 73, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 5, 2018, at his home. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Margaret (Danner) Kline of Allentown and the late Richard Kline. He was the husband of Roberta (Kempfer) Kline for 31 years.

He was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was an engineer at B. Braun Medical, Bethlehem.

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

Richard Vincent Sciarra, auto glass technician

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard “Rick” Vincent Sciarra, 73, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 11, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late James and Mabel (Gross) Sciarra. He was the husband of Dolores “Dee” (Jennings) Sciarra for 15 years.

He was a self employed auto glass technician. He also worked for several local glass companies and at New World Aviation.

He was a member of Notre Dame Church of Bethlehem.

He was a life member of the North End Wanderers Association. He was a fast pitch softball pitcher for many years and played in pool leagues.

Ronald B. Grammes, drafter

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ronald B. Grammes, 68, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 16, 2018, at Good Shepherd Hospital, Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Robert H. and Doris H. (Shankweiler) Grammes of Manheim.

He was 1968 Freedom HS graduate.

He was a drafter for the former Koenig Pre Pemco, Allentown, for 20 years until he retired in 2006.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Kay L. and her husband Richard Macsi of Ronks; a daughter, Rhonda of Furnace; a nephew, Brian; a niece, Rebecca; and two great-nephews, Tyler and Gavin.

Esther C. Weitknecht, of Bethlehem

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Esther C. Weitknecht, of Bethlehem

Esther C. Weitknecht, 91, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 10, 2018, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Stephan and Rose (Koszar) Lancsek. She was the wife of the late Marvin C. Weitknecht.

She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey J. and his wife Carol of Northampton and Richard W. of Bethlehem; three grandchildren, Jarrett Weitknecht and his fiancé Stacey Lang and Jeffrey and Jess Weitknecht; two great-grandchildren Jayden and Jordyn; and a sister, Eleanor and husband Nicholas Perrett of Fountain Hill.

Jane S. Lukowicz, formerly of Bethlehem

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jane S. Lukowicz, 51, of Kempton and formerly of Bethlehem, died Aug. 1, 2018, in ManorCare Health Services, Allentown, after a long illness. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Joann (Teman) Lewis and the late Charles Kester. She was the stepdaughter of David Lewis of Kempton.

She attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing.

She was a visiting nurses’ aide with hospice. She then became a hair stylist and worked at various shops in the area.

She was of the Lutheran faith and last attended St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

William F. Coulton, care giver

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

William F. Coulton, 59, of Bethlehem, died Aug.1, 2018, at home. Born in Trenton, N.J., he was a son of the late Marjorie (Coulton) Messina.

He was a personal caregiver for several years for Recovery Partnership, Bethlehem, until leaving due to illness.

He was raised in the Catholic faith.

He is survived by a brother, Jeffrey and his wife Dawn Messina of Sellersville; a sister, Angel Aguilar-Castro of Trenton; aunts; uncles; nieces; and nephews.

Contributions may be made to Recovery Partnership, 70 W. North St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Mark R. Miller, Calvary Baptist Church member

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Mark R. Miller, 57, of Bethlehem, died July 30, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenburg. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Richard C. and Theresa (Jezick) Miller. He was the husband of Margaret (Sabo) Miller.

He was a 1979 graduate of William Allen HS.

He was a service technician with Verizon before he retired.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bethlehem.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Mark R. Jr. and Michael D.; a daughter, Sarah N.; and a sister, Karen Benjamin.