Stephanie "Stella" Hutzayluk, 93, of Zionsville passed away peacefully Sept. 6 in Lehigh Valley Hospice in Allentown. She was the wife of the late Metro Hutzayluk. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Wasyl and Tekla Karol. Stephanie was a lifelong, dedicated member of St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Allentown, where she sang with the choir and served as an officer and on numerous committees and programs, including Sunday School. She was a member of the former Ukrainian American Citizens Club in Allentown, where she also served as an officer. She is survived by her sons Metro Jr. and wife Barbara and David and wife Marjorie; five grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother and sisters. Services: A viewing will be held at the Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N. Front St in Allentown on Sunday between (5 & 7) and a viewing will be held at St. Mary's on Monday at 9:00 AM followed by funeral services at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be to St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1031 Fullerton Ave., Allentown, PA 18102.
Nancy P. Kuyan, 63, of Allentown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 5, 2018. Born in Allentown, Nancy was the daughter of the late Frank J. and Mary (Staivecki) Kuyan. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church in Allentown. Nancy worked as a Human Resources Administrator for the Private Industry Council of the Lehigh Valley for 35 years. She was a graduate from Dieruff High School, and then continued her education at Lehigh Carbon Community College where she received an associates degree. Nancy was an avid traveler who certainly lived life to the fullest. The Caribbean and Aruba were her two favorite places to travel. Nancy loved animals. There wasn't a time where she didn't own a cat. She loved cooking and baking, and served as a caretaker for her family and friends whenever needed. Nancy enjoyed her friendships with all her co workers. Nancy is survived by her brother Frank and his wife Annette of Bethlehem, and her sister Virginia Kuyan and her companion Sam Canone of Allentown. Services are private and have been entrusted to the Kohut Funeral Home, Allentown Pa.
Jacqueline J. Gersbach, 82, of Lehighton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 5, 2018. Born in Allentown, Jacqueline was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Kuharick) Kuba. She was married to John E. Gersbach who preceded her in death in 1999. Services will be held on Saturday September 8, 2018 at 1:45 pm in the Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N. Front St. Allentown Pa. 18102. Calling hours will be from 1:00-1:45 pm in the funeral home.
Mary J. Hauser
Mary J. (Roberts) Hauser, 69, of Bethlehem, passed away August 30, 2018. She was the loving wife of 45 years to Leonard P. Hauser. Born in Palmerton, she was the daughter of the late Rhoslyn and Dorothy (Webb) Roberts. Mary retired from Western Electric/ Agere. She was a member of Dubbs Memorial United Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Bocce Club, the Heights AA, the Fearless Fire Co. and the Eastside Fire Co. Mary liked going to the Sands, bowling at Jordan Lanes and with the Sunday Women’s Club. She enjoyed being social with her friends, dancing, traveling and being “The Life of the Party.”
Survivors: husband- Leonard P. Hauser; children- Thomas Roberts of Allentown, Jessica Kirk and husband Robert Kirk of Slatington, Leonard Hauser Jr. of Bethlehem, Stephanie Weiss of Coopersburg; grandchildren- Jennifer & Allison Roberts, Caitlin & McKenna Kirk, Brenton & Clayton Weiss; 2 sisters. She was predeceased by her brother- James Roberts.
A calling time will be held Saturday, September 8th 10-11AM with a Memorial Service at 11AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown.
Contributions can be made in Mary’s memory to the Easter Seals care of the funeral home.
Lottie C. (Dombroski) Faryniak, 100, of Allentown, passed away August 25, 2018. Born in Wilkes Barre, she was the daughter of the late Rose and Joseph Dombroski. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Faryniak. Lottie had worked previously for Levine and Sons for 8 years. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Polish Catholic Church.
Survivors: sons- Richard M. and wife Janice, Ronald J. and wife Renate; daughter-in-law- Donna Faryniak; 6 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; 6 Great Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son- Gerald Faryniak, 5 brothers and 4 sisters.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, August 29th 11:30AM-12PM with a Service at 12PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lottie’s memory to the American Heart Assoc. or to the American Cancer Society c/o the funeral home.
Simon Kadingo, Jr.
Simon Kadingo, Jr., 77, of Whitehall, passed away August 8, 2018. Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Simon and Anna (Naradko) Kadingo. Simon retired from Mack Trucks and was a member of the UAW 677 Mack Retirees. He also volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Simon attended church at St. Andrews Lutheran Church.
Children- Bryan Kadingo, Gail Lutz and Keith Kadingo; 6 grandchildren; companion- Ruth Benner.
A viewing will be held Monday, August 13th 3-5PM with a service to follow at 5PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Simon’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
Rosemarie (Damweber) Kasprenski, 89, of Whitehall, passed away July 20, 2018. She and her husband of 61 years, the late Dr. Matthew A. Kasprenski, are once again holding hands. As they always said, they are “Together Forever, Forever Together.” Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Josephine (Goldschmidt) Damweber. Rosemarie was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and obtained her Associates degree in Nursing from Hahnemann Nursing College. She began her career as an Operating Room Nurse in Philadelphia and then worked with her husband for many years in his Family Practice. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. She also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the PA Medical Society, the Reunion Committee for Central Catholic Class of 1947, the Allentown Symphony Ball Committee and one of the founding organizers for the Tower Ball for Sacred Heart Hospital. She was a master in the kitchen, and loved playing cards with her daughters and granddaughters. But her greatest joy in life were the everyday and holiday family gatherings. Rosemarie was her family’s greatest champion.
Survivors: Children- Dr. Matthew L. Kasprenski and wife Rebecca of Bethlehem; Maria Zator and husband Atty. Joseph A. of Orefield; Lisa Turrell and husband Douglas W. of Orefield; Michael Kasprenski and wife Sharon of Miami; Kara Lewis and husband Christopher of Doylestown; Dr. Krista Kasprenski and fiancé Brad Ruscio of Chalfont; Grandchildren- Joey, Matty, Zachary, Zandy, Marissa, Kaitlyn, Abby-Jo, Will, Jake, Dougie, Livy, Mikey, Loewe, Tommy, Chase; Great Grandchildren- Benjamin, Sachin, James, Oliver, and Evelynne Rose. She was predeceased by her brother- William Damweber.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 25th 9-10:15AM with Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:30AM, all to be held in the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church 1825 W. Turner St. Allentown. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown. Arrangements entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Rosemarie’s memory to the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.
Mary Ann Halada
Mary Ann F. Halada, 79, of Allentown, died in her home July 17, 2018. Born October 4, 1938 in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Valeria (Wronski) Halada. A graduate of Allentown Central Catholic and Sacred Heart School of Nursing, her career was a Nurse Anesthetist at Sacred Heart Hospital and Lehigh Valley Hospital where she worked until her retirement. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.
She is survived by several cousins. She was predeceased by her beloved brother- John “Jackie” Halada.
A calling time will be held Thursday, July 26th 9:30-10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
Contributions can be made in Mary Ann’s memory to the Poor Clare nuns at Monastery of St. Clare 1271 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Langhorne, PA 19047-1202.