News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Blacklisted during the McCarthy Era, his banjo was a potent weapon for peace and civil rights movements.
Easton native George Terleski, 88, died Thursday.
James J. Gibisser, 63, of Hanover Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 21, 2013.
Mark Brady Arner, 51, of Bethlehem, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013.
Had 'encyclopedic' knowledge of pop music; loved dogs, old movies, Phillies and Eagles.
Dr. Robert G. Cofenas, Ed.D., of Bethlehem, 72, died suddenly on Saturday, December 14, 2013, in his home.
Roderick J. Lewis, 87, died at home in Bethlehem, PA on December 14, 2013.
Hollifield Barnes, 61, of Bethlehem, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013.
Gerald served in the Marines during the Vietnam War.
After surviving a prisoner of war camp, he worked in beam yard of Bethlehem Steel for 38 years.
U.S. Navy veteran was member of Dart baseball team and rooted for Pittsburgh Steelers
Wife, mother of 2 sons, youngest of 7 siblings loved animals and tending to her flowers.
Liberty, Northampton Community College grad loved animals.
Former Northampton County Parks Department employee was avid fan of Notre Dame and Steelers.
Lehigh University graduate loved hunting, tying flies and ham radio.
He was husband to Marie for more than 50 years; liked tending to vegetable garden.
Robert and wife Mary Jane had celebrated 60th wedding anniversary in May.
Lois lost 8-year battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday.
Liberty High School graduate was part of Bethlehem Steel escort program, worked more than 20 years in Reeves Library.