Bethlehem Press

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Stanley Mark D’Agostino, truck mechanic

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Stanley Mark D’Agostino, 53, of Bethlehem Twp. died Feb. 9, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Asakavich) D’Agostino.

He was a Freedom High School graduate.

He was a truck mechanic for most of his career. He was employed most recently with B. F. Brown and Company Paving.

He is survived by three siblings, Frances and her husband Stephen Roseman, Joel, and Paul; nephews; a niece; and an uncle, Stanley Asakavich.

He was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Locher.

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

Michael Maurer, of Maurer Stonemason Company

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael Maurer, 80, died on February 9, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Suzanne (Toth) Maurer for 59 years.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard for six years.

He worked for the Bethlehem Steel Company for 20 years. He then worked with his brother George at Maurer Stonemason Company until he retired.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael and his wife Erin; a daughter, Lori and her husband Randall Fritz; three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jennifer and John; and four siblings, Edward, Anton, Gretel and Veronica.

Peter E. Biedenkopf, validation manager

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Peter E. Biedenkopf, 65, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 12, 2017, at his home. Born in Sag Harbor, N.Y., he was a son of the late John and Eva (Beer) Biedenkopf. He was the husband of Cynthia (Holzman) Biedenkopf for 41 years.

He attended Penn State University.

He was a validation manager with Sanofi Pasteur, Swiftwater, and earned a Black Belt in Continuous Improvement rank during his 16 years of employment. He was an electrician.

Andrew J. Ummarino Jr., teacher’s credit union employee

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Andrew J. Ummarino Jr., 75, of Bethlehem, died Feb.13, 2017. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Andrew Sr. and Barbara (Bujnovsky) Ummarino.

He was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School and of Bethlehem Business College.

He worked for the former Bethlehem Teachers Federal Credit Union and then in accounting at Sam’s Club, from which he retired.

He was a member of the Incarnation of Our Lord Parish.

He is survived by a sister, Theresa and her husband, Vincent Grasic Jr.; and a nephew, Vincent A. Grasic III.

David F. Mitros, Steelworkers’ archivist

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

David F. Mitros, 63, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 2, 2017. Born in Nanticoke, he was a son of the late Emma Jean (Urbanski) and the late Edward J. Mitros.

He was a Montclair State University graduate and earned a master’s degree from California State University.

He was an archivist for the Morris County, New Jersey, Heritage Commission.

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

Aurelio Augusta, Sacred Heart Church member

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Aurelio Augusta, 96, of Freemansburg, died Feb. 14, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital- Fountain Hill. He was a son of the late Joaquim and Conceicao (Nequevia) Augusta. He was the husband of Olga (Saharuk) Augusta for 70 years.

He was in the U.S. Navy Seabees in the 87th Battalion during World War II.

He worked for and retired from Bethlehem Steel.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Miller Heights.

He was active with the 87th Battalion reunions.

Richard “Pappy Rick” G. Hahn, millwright

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Richard “Pappy Rick” G. Hahn, 66, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 9, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital – Anderson Campus. He was the husband of the late Karen A. (Wachter) Hahn. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late George R. Sr. and Joyce M. (Rohrbach) Hahn.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War era.

He was a millwright at Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe Company, Phillipsburg, N.J., for 17 years before becoming disabled. He worked earlier at the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 13 years.

George J. Mosko, owned Moorestown Inn

Monday, February 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

George J. Mosko, 75 of Bethlehem, died Feb. 6, 2017 in Easton Hospital. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late George and Margaret (Angel) Mosko.

He was a chef. He was a director of catering at the Hotel Bethlehem in the 1970s. He was later the owner of the Moorestown Inn, which he operated for more than 10 years.

He was inducted into the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotissuers and was a president for the Dallas Culinary Association.

David F. Mitros, Steelworkers’ archivist

Monday, February 13, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

David F. Mitros, 63, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 2, 2017. Born in Nanticoke, he was a son of the late Emma Jean (Urbanski) and the late Edward J. Mitros.

He was a Montclair State University graduate and earned a master’s degree from California State University.

He was an archivist for the Morris County, New Jersey, Heritage Commission.

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