Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

William P. Bosak, BASD head custodian

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

William “Billy” P. Bosak, 59, of Bethlehem, died May 19, 2019. He was a son of Anna Marie (Olay) Bosak and the late William A. Bosak.

He was a head custodian for the Bethlehem Area School District for 27 years.

He was a member of the Bethleon Blue Jays of the Blue Mountain League and was inducted into the league’s Hall of Fame in 2006.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Jeffrey and his wife Michelle Bosak; two nephews, Jared and Brett; and two nieces, Carly and Alejandra.

Susan M. Cunningham, communications manager

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Susan M. Cunningham, 76, of Bethlehem, died May 22, 2019, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Charles B. and Sophie B. (Hudak) Cunningham.

She was a 1960 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

She was a communications manager for the Bethlehem Steel for many years. Later, she worked for EDS and also was a receptionist for Cedarbrook Fountain Hill.

She was a parishioner of St. Ursula Catholic Church, Fountain Hill.

Estella R. Koszi, bindery worker

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Estella R. Koszi, 92, of Bethlehem Township, died May 19, 2019, at her residence. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Charles Henry and Eva May (Moyer) Bowers. She was the wife of the late Louis “Al” Koszi.

She was a bindery worker for Valley Printing, from which she retired in 1988 after 25-plus years.

She is survived by six children, Patricia Masteller, Judith Yanko, Susan Remaley, Deborah Csrenko, Joe Krasnai and Sandra Solis; a sister, Eleanor; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Priscilla L. Huertas, Holy Infancy R.C. Church catechist

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Priscilla L. Huertas, 78, of Bethlehem, died May 21, 2019. Born in Patillas, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late Marcelina Laboy and Evangelio Diaz. She was the wife of Jenaro Huertas for 58 years.

She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, where she was a catechist for 22 years and led several rosary groups in the community.

Eric Llewellyn Bergman, DoPW retiree, teacher’s aide

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Eric Llewellyn Bergman, formerly of Bethlehem, died May 16, 2019. He had Parkinson’s Disease and was diagnosed in 2011. He was the husband of Sylvia Sue Bergman for 52 years.

Born in Bloomington, Illinois, he was a son of the late Kathleen and Allen Bergman and was raised in Champaign, Illinois.

He graduated from Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee and earned a master’s degree in history from the University of Tennessee.

Edward R. Weaver, Steel product specialist

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Edward R. Weaver, 76, of Bethlehem, died May 16, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Raymond and Marie (Nicholas) Weaver. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Blood) Weaver for 52 years.

He was a 1960 Allentown High School graduate.

He was in the U.S. Air Force until 1965.

He was a product specialist in the sales department of the Structural Steel division of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation until he retired. He then worked for 13 years as a shuttle driver for Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Mary A. Bauer, former St. Joseph’s R.C. Church member

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary A. Bauer, 95, of Bethlehem, died at home on May 17, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Sumer) Szvetecz. She was the wife of the late John J. Bauer Sr. for 69 years.

She was a long-time member of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was active with the Sodality and Women’s Guild. She was a current member of Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church, promoted keeping Catholic and Slovenian traditions and customs.