Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Richard Henry Kresge, band leader; Steel payroll clerk

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard Henry Kresge, 86, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 8, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Henry J. and Dorothy M. (Frank) Kresge. He was the husband of Lorraine H. (Wenzl) Kresge for 65 years.

He was a 1948 graduate of Liberty H.S. and a 1950 graduate of Bethlehem Business College.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and played in the 243rd Army Band.

He was a payroll clerk at Bethlehem Steel for 33 years before retiring.

Bernadine C. Bednar, Sokols, FC member

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Bernadine “Bernie” C. Bednar, 91, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 22, 2018, at Holy Family Manor. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Sabota) Kuruc. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Bednar.

She worked for Western Electric for 32 years until she retired in 1987.

She was a member of Incarnation of Our Lord Parish.

She was a member of the Slovak Catholic Sokol and of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Associations.

Michael J. Isbansky, St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church member

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael J. Isbansky, 50, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 28, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice House after a long illness. Born in Nova Scotia Canada, he was a son of Michael H. and Shirley (Zoksseski) Isbansky. He was the husband of Cindy (Daneels) Isbansky.

He worked in construction and was a handyman for many years until he became ill.

He was a former member of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Bethlehem; and, more recently, a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Catasauqua.

Grace G. (Schaffer) Walp

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

Grace G. (Schaffer) Walp, 94, of Bethlehem and formerly of Catasauqua, died Feb. 17, 2018, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Henry Schaffer and the late Edith (Trumbauer) Schaffer-Becker. She was a stepdaughter of the late Herbert Becker. She was the wife of the late Albert A. Walp.

She worked at the ribbon mill, and cleaned at the Universal Pants and Clyde Shirt Company, Northampton.

Eileen Rebecca Pors

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Guardian Life

Eileen Rebecca Pors, 66, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 19, 2018, at the St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Helen Goldberg and Richard Dubrow. She was the wife of John “Jay” Pors for 43 years.

She was a 1969 graduate of Lower Merion High School and a 1973 graduate of Kutztown University, where she earned a degree in Psychology.

She worked for and retired from Guardian Life, Bethlehem.

Steve Todd Moyer

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethlehem

Steve Todd Moyer, 44, of Bethlehem died Feb.19, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenburg, Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Ann L. (Schadler) Moyer of Bethlehem and the late Gerald W. Moyer.

He was a 1991 graduate of Northampton High School, where he was a wrestler.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Wayne S. and wife Ilaina Moyer of Cherry Hill, N.J., and Leroy C. and wife Tina Moyer of Slatington; and four nieces and nephews, Zachary, Emily, Parker and Reed Moyer.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Betty J. (Stokes) Reppert

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Moravian House

Betty J. (Stokes) Reppert, 90, of Moravian House, Bethlehem, died Feb. 15, 2018, at Old Orchard Healthcare Center, Easton. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Florence (Rabenold) Stokes. She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Reppert Sr.

She was an opener for the Magnetic Windings Company, Easton, for 30 years until she retired.

She was a member of St. Andrew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Easton.

Patricia A. Snyder

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owned boutique

Patricia A. Snyder, 61, of Allentown, died Feb. 6, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late William and Margaret (Cabak) Zettlemoyer. She was a Kutztown University graduate.

She was a former co-owner and operator of the Adam N’ Eve Boutique in Allentown and Bethlehem. She worked most recently at Mattress Warehouse.

She is survived by a brother, Ed and his wife Susan Zettlemoyer; a sister, Kathleen Zettlemoyer; and a niece, Cindy.

She was predeceased by a brother, Wayne.

Dennis G. Andreas

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Letter carrier

Dennis G. Andreas, 67, of Bethlehem, died Feb.19, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Edward and Ruth (Muffley) Andreas. He was the husband of Maryann (Karetz) Andreas for 42 years.

He was in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War and a Purple Heart recipient.

Before he retired, he worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 13 years and was a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years.

He was a member of the VFW and American Legion.