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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Ret. Marine Stephen Quatrano, 48, Killed in Motorcycle Accident Sunday

Ret. Marine Stephen Quatrano, 48, Killed in Motorcycle Accident Sunday

Calling hours set for Thursday evening.
James S. Brady, Former Reagan Press Secretary, Shooting Survivor and Gun-Control Advocate, Dies

James S. Brady, Former Reagan Press Secretary, Shooting Survivor and Gun-Control Advocate, Dies

James S. Brady died Monday, August 4, 2014. He was a former White House press secretary who survived a paralyzing gunshot injury in 1981.
WWII Vet, Lifelong Local Drew Grouse, 88

WWII Vet, Lifelong Local Drew Grouse, 88

Founding member of the Grassy Plains Drum Corps and Jazz for Juniors passed away Sunday.
WWII, Korea Pilot, Longtime Bethelite Ernest Rilling, 90

WWII, Korea Pilot, Longtime Bethelite Ernest Rilling, 90

Calling hours scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
Loving Matriarch Veronica Scalero, 70

Loving Matriarch Veronica Scalero, 70

Mass of Christian Burial scheduled for Wednesday morning.
Matriarch, Gardener, Traveler Betty Maguire, 91

Matriarch, Gardener, Traveler Betty Maguire, 91

Visiting hours scheduled for Wednesday evening.
Lifelong Bethelite Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Hill, 85

Lifelong Bethelite Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Hill, 85

Class of '45 Bethel High grad and lifelong local.
Yankees Fan, Gifted Guitar Player James Rollin, 41

Yankees Fan, Gifted Guitar Player James Rollin, 41

Services were held on Dec. 26.
Adventurer, Humanitarian Ryan Kirk, 36

Adventurer, Humanitarian Ryan Kirk, 36

Visitation hours set for Friday evening.
Korean War Vet, Bethel Firefighter Larry Cyr Sr, 86

Korean War Vet, Bethel Firefighter Larry Cyr Sr, 86

Calling hours scheduled for Monday evening at Bethel Funeral Home.
'63 Bethel Grad, 'Cherwares' Artist Faye Rose Cher, 67

'63 Bethel Grad, 'Cherwares' Artist Faye Rose Cher, 67

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for random acts of kindness.
WWII Vet, Stony Hill Ambulance Lt. Allen Tate, 88

WWII Vet, Stony Hill Ambulance Lt. Allen Tate, 88

Calling hours scheduled for Thursday evening.
Obituary: Bethel High Freshman Thomas Fritch, 14

Obituary: Bethel High Freshman Thomas Fritch, 14

Calling hours scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
Bethelite, Former Deli Owner Nicola Musacchio, 73

Bethelite, Former Deli Owner Nicola Musacchio, 73

Former deli owner and Shop Rite deli clerk passed away Tuesday.
WWII Vet, Active Volunteer Henry Dart Jr, 90

WWII Vet, Active Volunteer Henry Dart Jr, 90

Calling hours scheduled for Thursday evening.
60-Year Bethel Resident Ernst Kugler, 87

60-Year Bethel Resident Ernst Kugler, 87

Calling hours scheduled for Saturday morning.
Janet Peck, Known for Elaborate Christmas Decorations, 72

Janet Peck, Known for Elaborate Christmas Decorations, 72

Calling hours scheduled for Saturday morning at Bethel Funeral Home.
Bethel Business Owner, ‘Entertaining and Genuine Man’ John Piorkowski, 54

Bethel Business Owner, ‘Entertaining and Genuine Man’ John Piorkowski, 54

Calling hours scheduled for Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.