Bethlehem Press

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Marjorie L. (Fanzo) Mariotti, BASD business education teacher

Monday, January 6, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Marjorie L. (Fanzo) Mariotti, 90, formerly of Bethlehem, died January 3, 2020,at Whitehall Fellowship Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of John and Filomena (Ruggiero) Fanzo. She was the wife of the late Ennio L. Mariotti.

She was a college graduate.

She was an executive secretary in the chief engineer’s office at the Lehigh Valley Railroad from which she retired in 1972. She then taught business education courses in the Bethlehem Area School District until her retirement in 1987.

Ruth E. (Fisher) Poppe, business education teacher

Monday, January 6, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Ruth E. (Fisher) Poppe, of Whitehall, died Dec. 26, 2019, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. Born in Carlisle, she was a daughter of Raymond William Fisher Sr. and the late Barbara Ann Elizabeth Laughman; and was raised by her aunt and uncle Mary Mae and James Allen De Lancey, all of Carlisle. She was the wife of Donald C. Poppe of Carlisle for 57 years.

She was a 1954 Carlisle High School graduate where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She graduated from Shippensburg College

John Michael Del Re, Christ Lutheran Church member

Monday, January 6, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

John Michael Del Re, 77, of Hellertown, died January 4, 2020. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Michael and Helen (Drozda) Del Re. He was the husband of Dolores (Bauder) Del Re for 54 years.

He worked for Corri Acres and later for PCA as a truck driver for many years before retiring.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown.

He was a member of the Whitetail Bowmen Archery Club and the HSA.

Stephen F. Romagnoli, owned former Omicron Inc.

Monday, December 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Stephen F. Romagnoli, 49, of Bethlehem Township, died on Dec. 2, 2019, in his home. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he was a son of Aldo Jr. and Susan (Van Leer) Romagnoli of Newark, Delaware. He was the husband of Patricia I. Sherrard for more than 24 years.

He was a systems administrator with Dell Technologies for several years. Prior to that, he was a systems analyst for Merck Pharmaceuticals for 15 years. He had worked for the Delaware Port Authority. He was the owner of the former Omicron Inc.

Pedro J. Quinones, worked at Safe Harbor

Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Pedro J. Quinones, 77, of Bethlehem, died suddenly on Dec. 1, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Jose and Maria (Sanbria) Quinones. He was the husband of Candida (Reyes) Quinones for 59 years.

He was retired. He had additionally worked with the homeless for 25 years at Safe Harbor Shelter, Easton.

He was an active parishioner of Holy Infancy R. C. Church, Bethlehem.

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Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Stephen F. Romagnoli, owned former Omicron Inc.

Stephen F. Romagnoli, 49, of Bethlehem Township, died on Dec. 2, 2019, in his home. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he was a son of Aldo Jr. and Susan (Van Leer) Romagnoli of Newark, Delaware. He was the husband of Patricia I. Sherrard for more than 24 years.

He was a systems administrator with Dell Technologies for several years. Prior to that, he was a systems analyst for Merck Pharmaceuticals for 15 years. He had worked for the Delaware Port Authority. He was the owner of the former Omicron Inc.

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Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert H. Hammersmith Jr., pattern maker; Vo-Tech teacher

Robert H. Hammersmith Jr., 86, of Bethlehem, died on December 12, 2019. He was the husband of Anne H. Hammersmith for 51 year.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He earned both bachelor and master degrees in education from Temple University.

He was a pattern maker in the Bethlehem Steel Company. He taught cabinet-making at the Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech for 31 years.

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Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

William F. Moran, Northampton County judge

The Honorable William F. Moran, 76, of Bethlehem, died Dec. 9, 2019, at Kirkland Village. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was a son of the late William F. Moran Sr. and Margaret (Elm) Moran. He was the husband of Susan (Means) Moran for 29 years.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University in 1964, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1967.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy Mae Martinez, Sacred Heart Catholic Church member

Dorothy Mae Martinez, 78, of Bethlehem Township, died at home on Dec. 12, 2019. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Hilda Stano. She was the wife of Manuel Martinez.

She worked at several hotels in the Lehigh Valley, and retired from the Holiday Inn/Lehigh Valley Hotel after 40 years of service.

She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.