Bethlehem Press

Monday, October 14, 2019

Emily Marie Gilotti, born in Kulpmont

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Emily Marie Gilotti, 90, of Bethlehem, died at home on June 16, 2019, from complications of cancer. Born in Kulpmont, she was a daughter of the late Switliski and Amelia Plichta Switliski.She was the wife of the late Victor Gilotti.

She was a 1946 graduate of Kulpmont High School.

She worked at the CANMAC mill, Kulpmont.

After relocating to Bethlehem, she worked as a laborer for Bethlehem Steel and in retail at Leh’s, among other jobs.

Earl E. Smith, St. Anne’s Catholic Church member

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Earl E. Smith, 89, of Bethlehem, died June 10, 2019, at ManorCare Health Center, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Floyd and Mary (Buss) Smith. He was the husband of the late Joan P. (Koch) Smith.

He was in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He was a machine mechanic for the Lawrence Silk Mills.

He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by a son, Cary M. and his wife Mary Ann of Bethlehem; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Dolores Angela Mugione, born in Bethlehem

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Dolores Angela Mugione, 82, of Bethlehem, died June 6, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Lena (Piacquadio) Orban. She was the wife of the late Richard Stephen Mugione.

She is survived by four children, Bryan, Janet, Richard and Greg; three grandchildren, Bart, Bryan and Gina; a great-granddaughter, Savannah; and a sister, Georgine.

She was predeceased by a brother, Frank Jr.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, Ill. 60601.

Joseph T. Cunningham, West Side Electrical officer

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Joseph T. Cunningham, 79, of Bethlehem, died June 7, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Luke and Barbara (Trabel) Cunningham. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Figura) Cunningham for 57 years.

He was a 1957 graduate of Central Catholic HS and a 1961 graduate of La Salle College.

He worked for West Side Electrical Service Inc. where he was the vice president for many years. Upon retirement, he became the first courier for Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley.

He was a parishioner of Saints Simon and Jude Church, Bethlehem.

Josephine Marie Balshai, former St. Anne’s R.C. Church member

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Josephine Marie Balshai died on June 12, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Anna and John J. Bartos of Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Stephen F. Balshi, M.D., F.A.C.S., for 66 years.

She was a 1938 graduate of the Villa Sacred Heart Academy, Danville; and a 1940 graduate of the Bethlehem Business College.

She managed the Bartos Insurance Agency for six years.

Barbara Ann Monfre, bookkeeper

Tuesday, June 18, 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 bookkeeper 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.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Joseph T. Cunningham, West Side Electrical officer

Joseph T. Cunningham, 79, of Bethlehem, died June 7, 2019. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Luke and Barbara (Trabel) Cunningham. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Figura) Cunningham for 57 years.

He was a 1957 graduate of Central Catholic High School and a 1961 graduate of La Salle College.

He worked for West Side Electrical Service Inc. where he was the vice president for many years. Upon retirement, he became the first courier for Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley.

Lorraine J. Hanzl, born in Bethlehem

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Lorraine J. Hanzl, 80, of Coplay, died June 4, 2019, at Renaissance Home, Emmaus, where she resided for the last three years. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Reed E. Hess and Arcilla C. (Nagle) Hess. She was the wife of the late Rudolph J. Hanzl.

She was a 1956 graduate of Liberty HS.

She worked in later years at Bradlees and Walmart, both in Whitehall, until she retired due to health complications.

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.