Joseph L. Kuhns, 75, of Allentown, passed away July 20, 2020. He was the loving husband of 45 years to Bernadette (Olsovsky) Kuhns. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Charles and Ruth (Butler) Kuhns. Joseph served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War and took pride in being a veteran. Joe retired from Stanley Vidmar. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the Mountainville Fire Co., the VFW #2124 and the American Legion Post 576. He was always finding a way to socialize. He loved sports, especially baseball; which he had played, coached and watched his grandchildren play. Some of his favorite sports teams included the Boston Red Sox and the LA Rams. Joe also enjoyed playing cards, going to the shore, gambling, gardening and landscaping. But his greatest joy was being a father, grandfather and friend.
Survivors: wife- Bernadette Kuhns, daughter- Jennifer and husband Shaun Reightler, son- Justin Kuhns, grandchildren- Chase, Mackenzie and Dylan, sister- Edna and husband Michael Redhead of Oregon. He was predeceased by his brothers- Earl and Leonard Kuhns.
A viewing will be held on Friday, July 24th 10-11AM with a Funeral Service to follow at 11AM in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church 618 Fullerton Ave Whitehall, PA 18052. Burial to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joe’s memory to his grandchildren’s college fund. Donations can be made payable to Bernadette Kuhns and mailed c/o Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Mary Ann Hauser
Mary Ann (Kanusky) Hauser, 77, of Catasauqua, passed away July 13, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Charles “Skeeter” Hauser. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Anna (Tomcics) Kanusky. Mary Ann graduated from Kutztown University and was a school teacher for many years. She was a member of the former St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Catasauqua. She was a former Scout Den Leader, enjoyed arts and crafts, spending time gardening and vacationing, especially to Las Vegas. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: sons- Charles, Tony and wife Kelly, Edward, Bob and wife Sandy, Michael and wife Kathy; 5 grandchildren; 1 great grandson and a brother- Joseph Kanusky.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd 10-11AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11AM in St. John Fisher Catholic Church 1229 3rd St. Catasauqua, PA 18032. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
At Mary Ann’s request please no flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Covenant House care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
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.