Elizabeth K. (Knotek) Chobot, 86, of Allentown, passed away August 15, 2015 in Holy Family Manor. She was the loving wife of the late August Chobot and devoted mother of Karen Sue Chobot. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Sisolak) Knotek. Elizabeth retired from Western Electric and was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.
Survivors: She will be deeply missed by her loving family.
Daughter- Karen Sue Chobot; Nieces and Nephews
She was predeceased by her siblings- Ferdinand, Paul, Anthony, Theresa Toczek, Anna Bracoli and Helen Popowicz.
A calling time will be held on Thursday 10-10:30AM with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30AM all in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions and Masses can be made in Elizabeth’s memory to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Paul R. Campbell
Paul R. Campbell, 88, of Whitehall, passed away January 6, 2014 in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Wilma M. (Keiper) Campbell. He was the son of the late John and Florence (Merkle) Campbell. Paul retired from H. Leh & Co after over 40 years of service.
Daughters- Patricia Arcure and husband Thomas of Philadelphia and Bobbie Nucito and husband Frank of Catasauqua
Grandchildren- Brian and wife Patty, Brandi and Nicholas
Sister- Betty Argot
Brother- Myron Campbell
He was predeceased by his brother Robert.
A viewing will be held Saturday 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Garden of Peace Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Paul’s memory to the Center for Vision Loss 845 W Wyoming St. Allentown, PA 18103.
William M. Candia, 73, of Allentown, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Mario and Mary (Schramek) Candia. William served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church where he served as a former lector. William was retired from Bethlehem Steel after 34 years of service. He was an avid animal lover.
Sister- Rosemary Berish wife of Andrew Berish of Bethlehem
Nieces and Nephews- Tom Stoudt, Sue Layton, David Stoudt, Mary Ann Rupp and Denise Watro
Many Great and Great- Great Nieces and Nephews
He was predeceased by sister- Elaine F. Stoudt.
A viewing will be held Thursday 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102 with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John’s Church, The Sanctuary at Haafsville, or to Lehigh Valley Hospice care of the funeral home.
Marie B. (Androsky) Cessna, 86, of Allentown, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Lewis C. Cessna. Born in Glen Campbell, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Androsky. Marie was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She was previously a volunteer at Hogar Crea.
Son- Howard and wife June of Allentown
Daughter-Theresa Thompson of Allentown
4 Grandchildren- Shawna and husband Jack Downing, Anthony and wife Blair Zibura, Stacy Thompson and Tara Simmons
4 Great Grandchildren
Brothers- Carl and Joseph
Sisters- Josephine, Margaret and Irene
She was predeceased by her daughter Anna Cessna and 2 brothers and 5 sisters.
A viewing will be held on Friday 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30AM Friday in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Entombment to follow at Cedar Hill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Marie’s memory to the American Heart Association.
Arlene M. Chankey
Arlene M. (Miller) Chankey, 90, of Allentown, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Chankey. Born in East Allen Twp, she was the daughter of the late Wralston and Irene (Hoffman) Miller. She worked as a sewing machine operator for over 40 years at Modern Clothing. She was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church where she was involved in the Ladies Auxiliary. She was a officer and board member of the UKES Club. She coached the Jr. Bowling league at the UKES Club for many years with her husband. She was known for her gardening, baking, catering and cooking including halupki, pierogies and kiffles.
Daughters- Ann Savacool w/o Stephen of Allentown with whom she resided
Mary Lobus w/o Robert Lobus of Pine City, NY
Grandchildren- Stefany w/o Jose Morales at home
Stacie w/o Andrew Mallow of Pine City, NY
Charles Savacool at home
Great Grandchildren- Madalyn and Peyton Mallow
Jonathan and Anthony Morales
Brother- Walter Miller of Slatington
Many Nieces and Nephews
She was predeceased by brothers- Vincent and Elias Miller and sisters- Alverta Brunner, Margaret Green, Joyce Miller and Verna Schmidt.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday 8:30-10AM with a Service at 10AM all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in St. Marys Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Arlene’s memory to Lehigh Valley Hospice or to Lehigh County Humane Society c/o the funeral home.
Maria (Stecyna) Chorwat, 88, of Allentown, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012. She was born in Hlyna, Ukraine and was the loving wife to the late Dmytro Chorwat. Maria retired from Modern Clothing after many years of service. She was a member of St. Josaphats Ukrainian Catholic Church. Maria loved to garden and to take care of her flowers. Survivors: Sons, Jaroslaw and wife Marika of Allentown, Bohdan of Allentown; grandson, Luka. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters.
Services: A viewing will be held on Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., with Parastas at 7 p.m., and then Saturday, a viewing 8:45 to 9:15 a.m., with Panachyda at 9:15 a.m., all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc., 950 N. Front St., Allentown 18102. Office of Christian Burial to be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Josaphats Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1826 Kenmore Ave., Bethlehem 18018. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Northampton.
Joseph “Joey” Ciffer, 65, of Bethlehem, PA went home to the Lord on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in St. Lukes Hospital, Bethlehem. Born and raised in Easton, PA he was the son of the late Ann (Lanski) and Joseph E. Ciffer. Joey was also predeceased by a twin brother at birth. His parents were founding members of LARC and the Arc of Lehigh & Northampton Counties where Joey was a lifelong member. For many years Joey worked at VIA. Joey was active with the MORA bowling league for over 3 decades. He was a charter member of Faith and Light Community at Mercy Special Learning Center. He also enjoyed horseback riding with the special needs Equestrian program in Center Valley, and visiting the Eagles training camp at Lehigh University. Joey remained an avid Eagles & Flyers fan throughout his life.
Joey was a former member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Easton, PA.
He is lovingly remembered by his guardians, Priscilla & Ron Koch, his housemate, Lenny and his many special friends and caregivers at Community Services Group.
Services: Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10:00AM with a calling time 9:00-9:45AM all in St. Bernard’s Oratory, 132 S. 5th Street, Easton. Burial to follow in Gethsemane Cemetery on William Penn Highway, Easton.
Contributions: Arc of Lehigh/ Northampton Counties c/o Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
Ewdokija (Koval) Chachil, 105, of Allentown, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012 in Manor Care- Allentown. She was the loving wife of the late Peter Chachil. Born in Ukraine, she was the daughter of the late Harashim and Paraska Koval.
Ewdokija’s family would like to thank Manor Care of Allentown and Heartland Hospice for all of their kindness and support.
Daughters- Tania Antoniewicz of Allentown
Maria Bankos of Allentown
Nina Dreher and husband Alvin of Allentown
Barbara Boandl and husband Frank of Emmaus
Susan Chachil of San Antonio, TX
20 Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Grandson
She was predeceased by her daughter- Anna Lewis of Northampton.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.