Bethlehem Press

Monday, October 22, 2018

Dorothy F. Taglang, Bethlehem Steel escort

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy F. Taglang, 85, of Bethlehem, died July 19, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Barbara (Madzik) Kokosky. She was the wife of James B. Taglang Sr. for 65 years.

She was an escort for Bethlehem Steel and a homemaker.

She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

She was a bowler. Of Slovak heritage, she loved baking, especially kiffles, pies, and nut rolls.

Ethel M. Harvey, Grace Church member

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ethel M. Harvey, 90, of Lower Saucon Township, died July 6, 2018, in her home. Born in Wilmington, Del., she was a daughter of the late Marguerite (Baugh) and Kenneth Mowlds. She was the wife of Fred G. Harvey for 68 years.

She graduated from A.I. duPont High School and Goldey Beacom Business College, Wilmington, Del.

She volunteered with several non-profit organizations including St. Luke’s Hospital, the American Cancer Society and Meals on Wheels.

She was a member of Saucon Valley Country Club and had a hole-in-one on the 14th hole of the Old Course.

Ronald J. McDowell, processing engineer

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ronald J. McDowell, 86, of Moore Township, died July 5, 2018. Born in Davis City, Iowa, he was a son of the late Fred and Pauline (Craig) McDowell. He was the husband of Elizabeth “Beth” A. (Hollywood) McDowell for 34 years.

He was a 1956 graduate of Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa.

He was in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He worked for 40 years in the cement industry until he retired as a senior processing engineer with Cemex, Wampum, in 1956.

He was a member of the Coaldale American Legion Post #0170.

Jacqueline M. Fetsko, printing ink tech expert

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jacqueline M. Fetsko, 92, of Bethlehem, died recently. She was the daughter of the late Alexander R. and Susanna (Yosko) Fetsko.

She was a 1946 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a master of science degree in chemistry from Lehigh University.

She was associated with the National Printing Ink Research Institute at Lehigh University for 55 years when she retired in 2004. She had been a supervisor of printing research, an assistant research director, and, since 1974, director of technical services.

Anna Zaun, 106 years old

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Anna Zaun, 106, of Bethlehem, died July 9, 2018, at Holy Family Manor. She was a daughter of the late Imre and Theresa (Schmidt) Wenczel. She was the wife of the late Joseph Zaun.

She was a parishioner of St. John Capistrano Catholic Church.

She is survived by a son, Joseph and his wife Jacqueline of Bethlehem; a daughter, Anna and her husband, Joseph Henningsen of Old Saybrook, Conn.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and family in Hungary.

Nancy C. Madouse of Bethlehem

Monday, July 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Nancy C. Madouse, 75, of Bethlehem, died July 12, 2018. She was a daughter of the late John and Agnes Bolecz. She was the wife of the late Curtis Arnold Madouse.

She raised her grandson, Curtis Madouse; and is survived by a sister, Deborah Gore.

She was predeceased by a son, Eric Madouse.

Services will be private.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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

Jean M. Belinski, former Bethlehem City Council member

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jean M. Belinski, 83, of Bethlehem, died June 28, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlemberg. She was the wife of the late Richard Boligitz and of the late Walter Belinski.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Marie (Henry) Pursell.

She was a 1952 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic HS and later graduated from Northampton Community College.

She was a teacher in the Allentown Diocese for many years at Sacred Heart, St. Simon & Jude and Holy Infancy elementary schools. She directed diocesan Catholic Youth Organization one act plays for 35 years.

Christopher Raymond Moore, Bethlehem Catholic HS graduate

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Christopher “Cmoore” Raymond Moore, 58, of Bethlehem. died at home, June 26, 2018. He was a son of the late Hazel Elizabeth and Raymond Joseph Moore.

He was a Bethlehem Catholic High School graduate, where he was a band member.

He then graduated from Drexel University.

He was a registered representative at American Portfolio, Holbrook, N.Y. since 2010. He worked from home for several years in order to care for his mother.

William J. Repnyek Jr., planned maintenance coordinator

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

William J. Repnyek Jr., 77, of Bethlehem, died June 27, 2018, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Ruth (Shepardson) Repnyek of Bethlehem and the late William J. Repnyek Sr. He was the husband of Sandra (Kingcaid) Repnyek for 38 years.

He was a chief petty officer from 1959 to 1989 in the U.S. Navy.

He was a 1959 graduate of Liberty High School.

He was a planned maintenance coordinator for Western Electric/Agere for 38 years until he retired in 2001.