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Dorothy M. Baechle Obituary
Baechle, Dorothy MDorothy M. Baechle, 90, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. She was the wife the late Rudolph "Rudy" Baechle, who died in 1992. Born in Bethlehem, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Warren and Leanna (Bender) Furry. She graduated from St. Luke's School of Nursing in 1944, and after serving as a nurse in the US Army, she became a nurse at St. Luke's Hospital for many years. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, and was an avid pinochle player with several local groups. She exercised at the Bethlehem Senior Center, and she had been a volunteer in the Chamber of Commerce gift shop and at the Bethlehem Library. Survivors: daughter Judith Sipp and her husband Robert of Bethlehem; granddaughter Amanda Schoenenberger; grandson Robert Sipp, Jr.; great-granddaughters Emily and Morgen. Services: Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, July 31, in the Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem, 18018, where friends may call from 10 AM until time of services. A memory tribute may be placed at www.longfuneralhome.com Contributions: Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH, 45250-0301; or to St. Luke's Hospice, Development Office, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015
Published in Morning Call on July 28, 2014
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