John Eder

John Dennis Eder
John Dennis Eder, 55, of Bethlehem, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at St. Lukes Hospital in Fountain Hill. He was born on July 8, 1957 in San Diego, CA son of Mary Alice (Riccaboni) Roarty of Bethlehem and step son of the late James P. Roarty. John was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church in Bethlehem. He was always willing to help other people and a great humanitarian. John loved playing the guitar and was an avid New York Giants fan. Survivors: He will be lovingly remembered by his mother; son, John Eder Jr.; daughter, Mary Kate Eder; brother, Michael Eder of Zionsville; sisters, Anita Flores of Bethlehem, and Kathleen Miller of Manassas, VA; stepbrothers, Patrick Roarty and Michael Roarty, both of Bethlehem; step sister, Kathleen Petko of Bethlehem; and grandson, Jackson. Services: Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012, at the Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018. Calling hours will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Holy Saviour Cemetery. Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made to the 3893 Adler Place Bethlehem, PA 18017. Send online condolences to

Funeral Home

Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 E. Broad Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 868-8531

Published in Morning Call on Dec. 14, 2012