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Helen Ann

February 10, 1968 – February 13, 2023

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Obituary for Helen Ann Bartholomew

Helen Ann Bartholomew, 55, of Allentown, formerly of Bethlehem, passed away suddenly on February 13, 2023 in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Edward Bartholomew and Anna Mae (Solderich) Myers. She worked for many years as a waitress in various restaurants and diners in the Lehigh Valley.

Survivors: She is survived by her companion, Ray Strauss Sr.; her children, Jessica Stroup (Brandon), Ray Strauss Jr., Edward Strauss and Josie Strauss; sisters, Rebecca Nehoda (John), Elizabeth Cruz (Tony); brother, Herman Bartholomew (Paula) and grandchildren Riley and Caleb Stroup. She was preceded in death by brothers, Edward Bartholomew III and Stephen Bartholomew.

Services: A memorial celebration of Helen's life will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 12:00 Noon at Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Rd Bethlehem PA 18017. Arrangement by JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem.

Service Information

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023 12:00pm
Advent Moravian Church
3730 Jacksonville Rd.
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Location Information
If you will be following in procession to the Cemetery, please see one of the funeral home staff in the parking lot of the church, who will direct you to the proper parking space.

Interment Information

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Interment Extra Info
Helen's cremated remains will be interred privately at a later date in Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem.
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