Leslie Ariel Duarte, 25, of Easton, passed away June 22, 2020. Born in Plainfield, NJ she was the daughter of Oscar M. and Ada L. (Lopez) Duarte. She had studied International Business and Marketing, worked in Ecuador as a Social Media Writer for a World News Organization and was currently back in our area looking for her dream job. Leslie was a member of Bethel Memorial Baptist Church. She was a shining light amongst her family and friends. Leslie will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her parents; maternal grandmother- Yolanda Castaneda; paternal grandmother- Gladys Deras; sister- Karen Orellana; brother- Oscar R. Duarte; niece- Megan Gomez; nephew- Mateo Orellana; many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
A viewing will be held on Friday, June 26th 2-4PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Service will be held on Saturday, June 27th at 10AM in Bethel Memorial Baptist Church 715 Chestnut Lane Easton, PA 18045.
Sarah C. Reisinger, 93, passed away at her home on May 21st. She was the wife of William T. Reisinger and together they celebrated 69 years of marriage in October 2019. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Mary E. (Garrity) Miller. She was a sewing machine operator in various factories before becoming a homemaker. She enjoyed reading, gardening, ceramics, trips to the casinos, watching Lawrence Welk and football (Joe Montana and Tom Brady were her favorites). She was a member of St. Paul’s R.C. Church in Allentown.
She is survived by her husband, William; son, John Reisinger (Judy); daughter, Michele Dorshimer (Ralph); grandchildren, Jennifer Carfara (Jason) and John “Will” Reisinger, Jr.; great grandchildren, Dylan and Lilah Carfara; nephews, Thomas Reisinger and Michael Reisinger. She was predeceased by her sisters- Mary J. Reisinger, Julie Miller and nephews Joseph and James Reisinger.
Services will be Private at the convenience of the family care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Susan E. (Miller) Kremposky, 57, of Allentown, passed away May 20, 2020. She was the loving wife of 30 years to Edward Kremposky. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Leo L. and Elizabeth (Guzie) Miller. Susan worked as a Technical Partner for Lehigh Valley Hospital for many years. She also worked for the Children’s Clinic at LVH 17th & Chew Sts for 13 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Susan enjoyed planting flowers and vegetables and doing work around the yard.
Survivors: husband- Edward Kremposky; son- Justin Kremposky; brothers- Leo C. Miller Jr. and wife Marie, Joseph Miller and wife Kathy, Ronald Miller and wife Patricia, Thomas Miller and wife Lisa; 1 niece and 8 nephews.
A Drive Thru Viewing will be held Saturday May 23rd 10-11AM at Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will follow for the family in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery.
Contributions can be made in Susan’s memory to the church or Penn University Pulmonary Hypertension Program care of the funeral home.
Dolores M. (Clinese) Pavlacka, 89, of Danielsville, passed away May 15, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late John B. Pavlacka Jr. and they would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this coming June 11th. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Anna (Billowitch) Clinese. Dolores was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to casinos and going on wine tours.
Survivors: children- John Pavlacka III and wife Pamela of Emmaus, Cathy Pavlacka of Walnutport, Michael Pavlacka and wife Elizabeth of Northampton, Dennis Pavlacka and wife Sheryl of Danielsville, Denise and husband Matthew Thomas of Bath; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brother- Howard Clinese and wife Peggy; sister- Elaine Scarpino and companion Michael Baglini.
A Drive-Thru Viewing will be held on Wednesday, May 20th 10AM-11AM at Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will be Private for the family.
Ellen C. (Gruber) Ezar, 73, of Allentown, passed away May 9, 2020. She was the loving wife of George R. Ezar. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Gladys Mae (Christman) Gruber. Ellen loved music and drinking Coca-Cola. She loving called everyone “A Doll” when she spoke with them. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: husband- George Ezar; sisters- Ethel Galgon, Esther Herschitz and Margaret Bean; sister-in-law- Pauline Gruber; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother- Howard Gruber.
Services will be Private and are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
John Jadlowsky Jr., 69, of Allentown, died on May 8, 2020. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Mary (Horbowyj) and John Jadlowsky Sr. John served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a foundry worker at Bethlehem Steel. He was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church, Bethlehem. He will be deeply missed by his family.
Survivors: sister- Anna and husband Zenon Balaziuk of Bethlehem; nephew- Andre Balaziuk and wife Stefani; niece- Natalie and husband Scott Arnold; 2 great nieces, 2 great nephews and many cousins.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Robin Cummings who took excellent care of John, with whom he bonded with at his care facility.
Services will be Private and are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions can be made in John’s memory to St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church 1826 Kenmore Ave Bethlehem, PA 18018.
John C. Scrizzi, 90, of Allentown, passed away peacefully on April 21, 2020 in Phoebe Home with his family at his side. He was the loving husband of 58 years to Rose M. (Miller) Scrizzi. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Augusta (Frassinelli) Scrizzi. John served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was discharged as a Corporal. He worked for many years as an Engineer at Western Electric/ Lucent Tech. John was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Telephone Pioneers and the American Legion. John was actively involved with the St. Catherine’s Men’s Bowling League for over 40 years.
Survivors: wife- Rose Scrizzi; sons- John J. and wife Lissette of Allentown, Joseph M. of Allentown; granddaughter- Sophia; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother- Henry Recchia and sisters- Elizabeth (Scrizzi) Blum, Gloria (Recchia) DiPasquale and Florence (Recchia) Fried.
Services were held privately care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sacred Heart Regional School 325 N 4th St. Allentown, PA 18102.
Anna Zbaudin, 97, of Catasauqua, passed away April 12, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Wasyl Zbaudin. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late John and Justina Kostyk. She worked previously in housekeeping for Sacred Heart Hospital. Anna was a member of St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Survivors: sons- Myron and wife Nancy of Catasauqua, John and companion Joyce Smith of South Whitehall, Yar and companion Maria Hebur of Albrightsville and grandson- David of California.
Services will be held Privately for the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Anna’s memory to the Police Athletic League care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.