A “Juneteenth: Freedom Day” commemoration will be held at 1 p.m. June 16 at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“Juneteenth,” or “Freedom Day,” has been observed annually in the United States since 1865 as the date to remember for the end of slavery in the U.S.
The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum will host a slide-lecture commemorating “Juneteenth” and exploring the historic and significant role enslaved black Americans played working for and promoting their own freedom, said Joseph Garrera Executive Director of the Museum.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, June 13: Tilapia w/ bread crumbs, roasted potatoes, Capri blend vegetables, plums.
Thursday, June 14: Creamy mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit.
Friday, June 15: Marinated chicken over bed of Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh fruit.
Monday, June 18: Pennsylvania “Dutch” turkey BBQ in white sauce, German potato salad, green beans, seasonal fruit.
Tuesday, June 19: Breaded veal patty w/ brown gravy, wheat pasta, butternut squash, applesauce.
Barton Jack Grimm, 84, of Bethlehem and formerly of Catasauqua, died June 5, 2018, at home.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Walter and Ellen (Strunk) Grimm.
He was a machine shop operator for the Fuller Company for many years before retiring.
He is survived by two sons, Timothy and his wife Rebecca and Thomas and his wife Sharon Ferrucci; a sister, Sarah Jane Hedgecock; four grandchildren, Megan, Heather, Julia and Marisa; and two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Elli.
Barbara H. Almond, 71, of Northampton, died June 1, 2018, at home. She was the wife of William J. Almond for 50 years.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Hilda (Grabner) Eberhardt.
She was a sales secretary for many years for Lehigh Valley Refractors Inc.
She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, and the Altar and Rosary Society.
She sang for several years with the Herald Theatrical Group.
Glenn “Tiny” Moyer, 51, of Bethlehem, died May 25, 2018, in his home.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of Dolores (Michlovsky) and the late Kenneth E. Moyer.
He was an Emmaus High School graduate.
He worked previously at Maier’s Bakery and Keystone Foods, both in Easton.
William F. Zaun Jr., 76, of Lehigh Township, died June 4, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Til Marie (Valente) Zaun for 30 years.
Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William S. and the late Mae A. (Ziegler) Zaun.
He was a 1959 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School, a 1963 graduate of Georgetown University and a 1966 graduate of Villanova Law School.
He was, for six years, in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Anthony S. Fragnito Jr., 61, of Whitehall, died June 2, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Diane M. (Egan) Fragnito for 24 years.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Anthony S. and AnnMarie (Siska) Fragnito Sr.
He was a laborer for Mack Trucks for 30 years until he retired. He owned Fragnito’s Place, Coplay.
He was a member of United Automobile Workers Local 677.
Lois A. Bidlow, 81, of Allentown, died June 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Howard F. Bidlow.
Born in Mechanicsville, she was a daughter the late Harold and Alice (Haldaman) Ruch.
She was a deli clerk and cashier for Stravino’s Italian Market, Allentown, for many years before retiring. Before that, she was a seamstress for Penn State Mills.
She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Rose Croix Chapter 235 and was a lifetime member of the Franklin Fire Company, Allentown.
Michael A. Demko, 61, of Stiles, died June 2, 2018. He was the husband of Kathryn (Ivankovits) Demko for 32 years.
He was a son of Andrew and Anna (Berner) Demko.
He was a Penn State graduate.
He was employed at Nestle Purina Pet Care for 37 years.
Betty J. Eisenhard, 87, of Nazareth and formerly of Weaversville, died June 3, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late William H. Eisenhard Jr.
Born in Beersville, she was a daughter of the late Harry L. and Lillian (Miller) Reimer.
She was a garment worker and presser for Miss Robin Dress Company, Allentown, for many years until she took retirement.
She was a member of Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.
She was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.