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Dr. Valerie A. Livingston

August 1, 1936 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 85)



Dr. Valerie A. (Fead) Livingston, 85, of Bethlehem, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022. She was the beloved wife of Charles Lyman with whom she shared over 36 years of loving marriage.  Born in Pittsburgh to George R and Gladys A Fead, she grew up in Michigan and raised two children in Central Florida in a prior marriage before moving to Bethlehem with Dr. Lyman.


Valerie earned her PhD in Art History from the University of Delaware. She was a faculty member at Susquehanna University, lecturing and directing the art gallery for 20 years. She resided in Bethlehem’s historic district and served on the board of the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Valerie enjoyed gardening, traveling, theatre, music, and summers on Monhegan Island, Maine.


SURVIVORS: Valerie will be lovingly remembered by her husband Charles; son, George R Miller; daughter, Debra A (Miller) Salvage; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; and her miniature poodle, Winston.


SERVICES: Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.


Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Valerie’s memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 617 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055.



Private Services

Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA


Alzheimer’s Association
617 Main St., Hellertown PA 18055

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