Catasauqua Press

Monday, April 24, 2017

Thor H. Bahrman

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Ellsworth V. Bahrman Inc.

Thor H. Bahrman Sr., 90, of Hanover Township, died March 4, 2017, at home. Born in Atlantic City, N.J., he was a son of the late Ellsworth V. and Mary (Miller) Bahrman Sr. He was the husband of Millie (Nosal) Bahrman for 62 years.

He attended Wyoming Seminary and was a graduate of Widener University.

He was machinist’s mate in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was aboard the USS Duluth in the Pacific Theater.

He was the owner of Ellsworth V. Bahrman Inc., Bethlehem, serving the automotive and light industrial equipment markets.

He was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. He was a member of Saucon Valley Country Club and was a president of Brookside Country Club. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Atlantic Lodge #221, Absecon, N.J.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Thor Bahrman Jr. and his fiancé Denise Hood of Bath; and two grandchildren, Trevor and Tyrus of Moore Township.

He was predeceased by two siblings, Helen Hanlon and Ellsworth Bahrman Jr.

Contributions may be made to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, PA 18109; St. Luke’s Hospice, Development Office, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015; or to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, N.Y. 10163-4777.

Arrangements were made by Cantelmi - Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.