Eleanor L. "Ellie" (Reichley) Garganta, 73, of Bethlehem, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. Born on May 6, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Christian and Mary (Weaver) Reichley.
     Ellie was a graduate of Liberty High School's Class of 1967, and went on to receive an associate's degree from Bethlehem Business School in 1969.
     She held a twenty-year career as a Teacher's Aid for the Bethlehem Area School District, serving at Marvine and Donegan Elementary Schools.
     Outside of work, Ellie loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, dog sitting for her fur-babies, and cooking.
     She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert "Moe" Garganta, who passed away in 2018.
     Ellie will be lovingly remembered by her son: Michael A. Garganta and wife Tiffany; daughter: Christine Garganta; and two grandchildren: Natalie and Noah Garganta.

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1967 LHS yearbook picture
1967 LHS yearbook picture
     Apparently one of our deceased classmates was overlooked back in 2011. I wasn't doing this then, but it may also be my fault though because a few names were missing from the Deceased List somehow. Anyway, Stephen Young has been brought to my attention.
     Stephen George Young, 62, of Martinsburg, WV, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011 at home. He was born in Williamsport, PA June 30, 1949, a son of George Stuart Young and Helen Joan Spotts. He graduated from Liberty HIgh School in 1967.  He was employed and retired from Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem and was currently assisting at Walmart. He was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve and a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. Survivors: He is survived by his sister, Lauren J. Haas and her husband David of Sanford, Fla. 

Paul Almer   4/12/89 John Komeski   11/11/04
Maggie Amberg  1/1/2022 Charles Koslosky   11/29/88
Keith Anthony   2/28/07 Edward Krasnansky   3/19/19
Kay Apotsos Yartymyk   8/15/06 Carol Ann Kresge  1991
Arthur Arnold  11/15/91 Bonnie Long   5/22/14
Donna Bachman  11/6/15 Kay Long
David Baechle  3/22/75 Stephanie Luther-Forsstrom  7/9/17
Thomas Becker  3/6/69 Bela Makos
George Belcak   7/24/16 Francis Manfredo  1988
Joe “Pepe” Benson  7/15/01 Melanie Martz  5/9/14
Norman Berkowitz. 2/17/22 Joseph Maura  7/28/10
Rev. Brenda Biggs  4/21/00 Kevin McCarthy
Floyd Blanks  12/28/21 Carol McColley  8/11/10
James Bolash  4/15/93 Louis Melinsky   5/15/18
Gary Bonawitz  6/25/19 David Millhouse   6/10/95
Donald Bradley  6/20/16 Robert C. Mills   3/13/21
Diane Breidenbach  10/15/21 Donald O’Shall   9/22/18
Glenn Brittenburg  6/6/13 Francis Pecuch  10/19/15
Peggy Burk  12/31/16 Janet Perryman   9/27/74
Tina Capuano  1966 Stephen Pesola   11/5/21
Gary Clark John Peters  1988
Thomas Clauser Joseph Pitt  1969
Donald Collins Gregory Pivnicny   8/8/11
Donald Collitt   7/19/70 Louisa Policelli  10/30/67
Christopher Cross   5/21/17 Stanley Poniktera  5/28/68
David Crouthamel Jimmy Potts  10/13/97
Carolyn Davidson 6/25/07 Allen Quier  4/20/21
Dale Deschler   3/9/98 Eleanor Reichley   5/7/2022
Marcia Diehl   8/18/00 Robert Ritter
Gary Dieter   12/31/00 Dennis Roeschke   10/21/72
Kathy DiSalvatore  8/18/95 Beverly Rothrock   1/5/74
Patricia Donchez Margaret Rudolph  10/21/16
Lucille Ebeling  11/2/21 Dave Sahaydak  2/18/10
Howard Engler III  7/6/93 Barbara Salabsky   10/9/08
Laurence Field   3/21/69 Joe Santoro  10/4/20
Annamarie Frisoli  11/4/16 Karl Sassaman  5/1/06
Diane Furry Ernest Savakis  1/31/96
Roger Galle  1/6/81 John Sawarynski  6/16/97
Ronald Gallo  5/16/80 John Michael Schweder   1/15/21
Brian Gizinski   1/23/10 Barbara Scully  2/28/16
Robert Glick  7/9/02 Thomas Shaffer  2/17/16
Lydia E. Gonzalez   9/15/21 Steven ‘Jack’ Sinnitz  1/20/22
Ray Gonzalez   4/30/12 J. Lindsay Sleeman  1981
Robert Goosley  5/20/01 Gail Dunitz Smith  11/3/18
David Graber  3/27/15 Cary Snyder
Rodger Gross  6/11/07 Gerald Snyder  3/3/17
Barry Grow   7/31/03 Joanne Soos  1/20/22
Robert “Turk” Gruver  5/6/15 Lionel Spanos   8/14/94
Jeffrey Halleman  6/1/16 David Takacs  5/13/02
Barry Heil  9/3/14 Michael Theodoredis  7/9/92
Richard Hercik  3/18/15 Barbara Trumbore  4/12/10
James Hippenstiel  12/7/74 Carol Vanic
Mary Ann Hluzdik  12/27/14 Donna Walton
Dennis Hudak  5/5/01 Faith Weaver
Bruce Hyun  1/18/17 Barry Weiss  4/16/98
Monica Jacko  1987 Delight Yanko  1/6/17
Dale Kephart  1/25/14 Stephen Young   11/24/11
Larry Kercsmar. 2/13/22 Linda VanBilliard  11/9/20
Bruce Kersman  3/27/19 Phyllis Zito   11/11/16
Sally Kincaid  4/5/08