Wesley “Wes” John West Sr. of Bethlehem passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 14, 2022. He is survived by his devoted wife Donna, children Wesley Jr. (Christina), Tammy (Edwin), and Cindy, adored grandchildren, and two sisters, Germaine and Charlotte. Wes was born in Baltimore Maryland on June 29, 1950 and lived most of his life in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was very proud of being a business owner from the age of 16, when he started his lifelong career at his business WW General Construction. He was proud of his family and enjoyed the company of his friends. Wes’ family is hosting a memorial on Saturday, September 24 2022, at West Side Republican Club (1207 W. Broad St. in Bethlehem) from 1-4 pm.
Carolyn J. (West) Rego, 74, of Bethlehem, passed away September 6, 2022. Born in Baltimore, MD she was the daughter of the late Silas and Caroline (Corbin) West. Carolyn was a graduate of Liberty High School and earned her degree in Medical Billing from Northampton County Community College. She worked as a seamstress for many years, Administrator at Dun & Bradstreet and then Lost River Caverns gift shop before her retirement. Carolyn enjoyed doing different arts and crafts including plastic canvas and crocheting and jewelry making. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: son- Kevin Rego of Wilson Boro; daughter- Becky Rego of Freemansburg; grandchildren- Gavin Nagy, Kayla Nagy, Mason Rego and Natalie Rego; sisters- Germaine West Gugliuzza and Charlotte West Nelson; brother- Wesley West; long-time friends- Bernice Sandy and Pat Anderson. She was predeceased by her brothers- Silas West Jr. and Warner West and her sisters- Darlene West and Joanne West Todarro
Services will be Private for the family.
Gregory J. Vreeland, 63, of Bethlehem, passed away July 30, 2022. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Gallagher) Vreeland. Greg worked for Northampton Country Club. He loved to golf and was a die-hard Eagles and Phillies Fan. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: sister- Betsy Lavelle, brother- Michael Vreeland, nieces, nephews great nieces, great nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by his sister- Patti Shankweiler.
Services will be Private care of Downing Funeral Home, Inc.
Calvin C. Stair, 94, of Bethlehem, passed away July 29, 2022. He was the loving husband of the late Audrey B. (Bristol) Stair. Born in Wilkes Barre, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Ellen (Cole) Stair. Calvin served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He worked as a truck driver for many years for Marty's Express Trucking and Western Express. He was a member of the Rosemont Fire Company and the Westside Republican Club. Calvin enjoyed gardening and biking. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: granddaughter- Julie Stair and her husband Richard Balfour. He was predeceased by his son- Robert Stair and brothers- Elwood Stair, Wilfred Stair, John Stair, and Fred Stair.
A viewing will be held on Friday, August 5th 10AM-12PM with a Service to follow at 12PM in Downing Funeral Home, Inc. 1002 W. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018. Burial to follow in Bethlehem Memorial Park.