Wanda (Benthien) Horbowji, 83, of Allentown, passed away December 15, 2017. She was the loving wife of 56 years to the late Peter Horbowyj. Born in Germany she was the daughter of the late Hahns and Minna Benthien. Wanda worked as a seamstress for Schneider Manufacturing until her retirement. She was a member of EC Christ the Blue Church in Easton. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and playing BINGO.
Survivors: Children, Patricia Ann Dwinell and husband George of Palmerton, Peter Horbowyj and wife Janet of Coplay, Mary Romig and husband Robert of Bethlehem, Sonja Kustafic of Whitehall; Grandchildren- Christine Sides, Chris Bear, Autumn Horbowyj, Collins Horbowyj, Robert Dwinell, Mark Newhartz, Daniel Frey, Jessica and Sarah Romig; Great Grandchildren- Cam, Scarlett, Alec, Bennett, Alana, Cecilia, Ana and Kaleb.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, Dec 21st 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Virginia A. (Lipovsky) Hovan, 74, of Allentown, passed away December 2, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Reginald R. Hovan Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Aloysius and Helen (Rossowski) Lipovsky. Virginia had worked for Traubs Market, the Swain School, Kay Jewelers and modeled for Hess’s Patio. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She had a “Club” of friends that she enjoyed meeting with once a month, for over 50 years. Above all, her joy in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Sons- Reginald Hovan II and wife Tammy, Mark Hovan and wife Jen, Scott Hovan and wife Shelly; daughters- Heather Childress, Taylor Hovan; grandchildren- Mark, Robert, Jordan, Mackenzie, Kortney, Reginald III, Victoria, Hamilton, Hunter, Cole, Maxwell, Kendra; great granddaughter- Elliana; brother- James Lipovsky and wife Stephanie; sisters- Monica Abraham and husband Thomas, Joanne Hess and husband Jacob; sister-in-law- Patricia Lipovsky. She was predeceased by her brother- Bernard Lipovsky.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, December 6th 11:30AM-1PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to follow on Wednesday at 1:30PM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, per Virginia’s request, contributions can be made to Kohut Funeral Home towards funeral expenses.
Edward R. Helinsky, 90, of Allentown, passed away September 26, 2017. He was the loving husband of the late Mildred (Gurgick) Helinsky. Born on Christmas Day in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Catherine (Schultz) Helinsky. He served in U.S. Army during WWII. Edward worked previously for Goulder, Climax Specialties, Inc. and then Phoenix Clothing. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.
Survivors: Sons- Raymond and wife Anna Marie of Lansdale, Thomas of Kansas City, MO; Daughter- Beverly Hennessy and husband Robert of Allentown; Grandchildren- Heather, Melissa, Sara, Robert and Allison; Great Grandchildren- Maxwell, Ira, William and Edward. He was predeceased by his daughter- Diane Helinsky and wife- Mildred Helinsky.
A viewing will be held Saturday, Sept 30th 9:30-11AM with a service at 11AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Slovak Cemetery.
Mary A. Horvath
Mary A. (Wiener) Horvath, 99, of Allentown, passed away February 1, 2017 in Phoebe Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Eugene F. Horvath Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Dominko) Wiener. She worked for various clothing factories until her retirement. Mary was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, going dancing, baking for her family and loved animals.
Survivors: Children- of Allentown, Eugene F. Horvath Jr. of Allentown, Janice Horvath and husband Russell Rehrig of Allentown; Grandchildren- Kim and Vicki; 2 Great Grandchildren; Sister- Christina Daniele; Brother- Jerry Wiener. She was predeceased by her daughter- Carol Beitler and her siblings- Tessie, Kitty, Stephen, Frank and Cecilia.
A viewing will be held Monday 12-1PM with a service to follow at 1PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in St. Marks Cemetery, Allentown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Mary’s memory to Lehigh County Humane Society c/o the funeral home.
Roslyn R. Hosak of Schnecksville, formerly of Whitehall, passed away December 29, 2016 with her loving daughter by her side. She was the wife of Frank Hosak who died Oct. 5, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Emil and Ann (Barnes) Roberti.
Survivors: Daughter- Roslyn of Schnecksville with whom she resided, Son- Jeff and wife Francine of Walnutport, 2 Grandchildren- Cherise and Brian.
Services: Private, No Calling Hours. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday, January 4th at 11AM in St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church 156 Green St. Allentown, PA 18102.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church’s Angel Fund 1879 Applewood Dr. Orefield, PA 18069.
Eugene Hutzayluk, 94, of Allentown, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016. He was the loving husband of the late Arlene Susan (Lorencik) Hutzayluk. Born in Zionsville, he was the son of the late Zachary and Mary (Mezko) Hutzayluk. Eugene retired as an Auto Mechanic, previously working for Allentown Chrysler Plymouth, Ritter & Yost and Keystone Dodge. He was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, where he was a member of the choir and enjoyed making pierogies. Eugene was also a member of the former UKES Club. He was an accomplished accordion player, loved polka music and gardening.
Survivors: Daughters- Janice Milinichik (Walter) of Whitehall and Christine Zimmerman (Joseph) of Coopersburg; Grandchildren- April Milinichik, Andrew Milinichik, Cynthia Staats (Cory), Stephanie Milan (Roman), Marysa Milinichik, Joseph Zimmerman (Nicole), Andrew Zimmerman, Kaitlyn Zimmerman; Great Grandson- Baby Boy Staats to arrive in November. He was predeceased by his brothers- John, Emil and Metro.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday 9:30-11:00AM with a Funeral Service at 11AM all in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Arrangements care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eugene’s memory to St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Joseph Horvath, 94, of Whitehall, passed away peacefully in his home, April 3, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Aranka Horvath for 74 years. He was the son of the late Susanna (Udvardy) and Istvan Horvath of Hungary. He was retired from Air-Products after over 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by sisters- Carolina, Anna and Moriska.
Wife; Daughter- Anna and Husband Gyorgy Grozer of Hungary; 2 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; 3 Great Great Grandchildren all of Hungary; niece- Suzanne and husband Clinton Koch of Coopersburg, dear family friend- Loretta Hozack of Allentown.
A calling time will be held on Wednesday 11-11:30AM with a Memorial Service at 11:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Nancy L. Hill, 77, of Melbourne, FL died July 6, 2015.
Nancy was born to the late Mary and Jacob Bessler in Hackensack, NJ. She graduated from Scotch Plains High School, Marietta College, University of Illinois and at 45, she received a Fine Arts degree from Moravian College.
Nancy taught Spanish at Cedar Crest College, Moravian College, Lehigh University and Muhlenberg College and taught art classes at local senior centers.
Nancy was a gifted artist and when she was not painting she was out in our world photographing whatever struck her fancy. Her photos and art captured the spirit and essence of what she saw. Her favorite places were Yosemite and Nepal.
Nancy has been a friend and mentor to many. She has spread her love and wisdom with people throughout this world; touched many lives and will be sorely missed.
She is survived by Frank Campi; brother, Paul Bessler; sons, John and Brian Hill and three grandchildren, Kyle, Jami and Laura Hill who will forever miss her loving words. Dolly Madison, her cat, will continue to reside in Melbourne.
A Celebration of Nancy’s Life will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in the Allentown Rose Gardens Pavilion #2 Honochick Dr. Allentown, PA 18104. Calling Hours will be 5-6PM with a Service at 6PM. Arrangements care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. Allentown.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to didiproject.org or nepalyouthfoundation.org in memory of Nancy L Hill.