Marie C. Bethlehem May 25, 1947 October 17, 2013 Marie C. Bethlehem, 66, of Julian died Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. She was born on May 25, 1947 in Bellefonte. Marie was a payroll clerk at the Bald Eagle Area School District prior to her retirement. She was 1965 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School.She attended the Brookside Wesleyan Church. Marie loved attending church concerts, traveling to Lancaster and spending time with her family. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Lucas Irvin. On June 22, 1968 she married Melvin E. Bethlehem, who survives at home; three sisters, Fonda Luther of Zion, Elaine "Sis" (Sam) Ray of Bellefonte and Ruth (Tom) Rhodes of Julian. Marie is also survived by one niece, Heather Rhodes and two nephews, Travis Rhodes and Christopher Luther. Services will be held at Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg, Pa. Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:00 A.M., Pastor Robert "Bo" King officiating. Family and Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday, October 21, 2013 from 9:30 A.M.until 11:00 A.M. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Union Twp., Centre Co., Pa. Arrangements are under the direction of Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg, Pa., Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Oct. 19, 2013