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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Pete Seeger Dies at 94

Pete Seeger Dies at 94

Blacklisted during the McCarthy Era, his banjo was a potent weapon for peace and civil rights movements.
George Terleski, 88, Marine Corps Vet, Postal Worker

George Terleski, 88, Marine Corps Vet, Postal Worker

Easton native George Terleski, 88, died Thursday.
James Gibisser, 63, Accountant [Obituary]

James Gibisser, 63, Accountant [Obituary]

James J. Gibisser, 63, of Hanover Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 21, 2013.
Mark Brady Arner: Safety Director, State Theatre Bartender [Obituary]

Mark Brady Arner: Safety Director, State Theatre Bartender [Obituary]

Mark Brady Arner, 51, of Bethlehem, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013.
Len Righi, 63, Former Morning Call Entertainment Editor

Len Righi, 63, Former Morning Call Entertainment Editor

Had 'encyclopedic' knowledge of pop music; loved dogs, old movies, Phillies and Eagles.
Robert Cofenas: 'Dr. Bob,' English Teacher in BASD [Obituary]

Robert Cofenas: 'Dr. Bob,' English Teacher in BASD [Obituary]

Dr. Robert G. Cofenas, Ed.D., of Bethlehem, 72, died suddenly on Saturday, December 14, 2013, in his home.
Roderick Lewis: Retired Math Teacher [Obituary]

Roderick Lewis: Retired Math Teacher [Obituary]

Roderick J. Lewis, 87, died at home in Bethlehem, PA on December 14, 2013.
Hollifield Barnes: Former Steel Worker, Nursing Aide [Obituary]

Hollifield Barnes: Former Steel Worker, Nursing Aide [Obituary]

Hollifield Barnes, 61, of Bethlehem, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013.
Gerald Darabaris, 65, Earned 2 Purple Hearts

Gerald Darabaris, 65, Earned 2 Purple Hearts

Gerald served in the Marines during the Vietnam War.
Paul Falatek, 95, Earned Purple Heart in WWII

Paul Falatek, 95, Earned Purple Heart in WWII

After surviving a prisoner of war camp, he worked in beam yard of Bethlehem Steel for 38 years.
Wayne Klotz, 73, Steel Electrician for 30 Years

Wayne Klotz, 73, Steel Electrician for 30 Years

U.S. Navy veteran was member of Dart baseball team and rooted for Pittsburgh Steelers
Agnes Sek, 91, Devoted Holy Infancy Parishioner

Agnes Sek, 91, Devoted Holy Infancy Parishioner

Wife, mother of 2 sons, youngest of 7 siblings loved animals and tending to her flowers.
Jolene Sarisky Davey, 43, Worked for ESPN

Jolene Sarisky Davey, 43, Worked for ESPN

Liberty, Northampton Community College grad loved animals.
Timothy Bannon, 58, Greeted City Hall Visitors

Timothy Bannon, 58, Greeted City Hall Visitors

Former Northampton County Parks Department employee was avid fan of Notre Dame and Steelers.
James Leary, 64, Worked at PPL for 38 Years

James Leary, 64, Worked at PPL for 38 Years

Lehigh University graduate loved hunting, tying flies and ham radio.
Angelo Trilli, 91, Navy Veteran, Bethlehem Steel Machinist

Angelo Trilli, 91, Navy Veteran, Bethlehem Steel Machinist

He was husband to Marie for more than 50 years; liked tending to vegetable garden.
Robert Kammetler, 86, Postal Clerk, WWII Army Veteran

Robert Kammetler, 86, Postal Clerk, WWII Army Veteran

Robert and wife Mary Jane had celebrated 60th wedding anniversary in May.
Lois Guerra, 59, Lehigh Valley Hospital Nurse for 38 Years

Lois Guerra, 59, Lehigh Valley Hospital Nurse for 38 Years

Lois lost 8-year battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday.
Doris M. Erdman Heller, 91, Worked at Moravian College

Doris M. Erdman Heller, 91, Worked at Moravian College

Liberty High School graduate was part of Bethlehem Steel escort program, worked more than 20 years in Reeves Library.