Rachel Mary (Fiorello) Ebbo, 100, passed away peacefully with her daughters Cecelia Kemmerer and Audrey Beers by her side on Tuesday, 9-12-2023 at Rittenhouse Village of Lehigh Valley, where she was taken care of so well by an exemplary staff. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Mary (Centrella) Fiorello. She was the widow of Peter C. Ebbo who passed in 1999. She graduated from Allentown High School in 1941. Rachel worked as a switch board operator for Bell Telephone, then as a Sales Associate for Junior Coloney in Allentown for 13 ½ years and then as a Unit Clerk for L.V. Hospital- Allentown for 8 years. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by daughters- Cecelia Kemmerer of Emmaus, Audrey Beers and husband John of Emmaus; granddaughters- Korynn Buss, Lauren Heck; great grandchildren- the “Buss Boys” Colin and Tanner Buss, Madison and Kayla Heck. She was predeceased by her brother- Michael Fiorello and son-in-law- Gary J. Kemmerer.
Arrangements are Private for the family care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Stephen M. Kuhns, 37, of Bethlehem, passed away August 27, 2023. Born in Allentown he was the son of Kevin Kuhns and Bernadette (Shambo) Wean. He worked for many years doing landscaping throughout the Lehigh Valley. Stephen enjoyed playing with his kids, working out and cheering on the Raiders. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: parents- Bernadette and her husband Greg Wean, Kevin Kuhns; fiancé- Tasha Albright; children- Tyler, Brycen and Audriana; brother- Matthew Kuhns; sister- Christyna Witmer; grandparents- Charlotte and James Shambo; nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, August 31st 10AM-12PM with a Service at 12PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Stephen’s memory to his children to help with any future expenses. https://gofund.me/7d7d7fbb
Janice J. (Tretter) Faryniak, 84, of Allentown, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2023 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem. She was one of eleven children. She worked at Hess’s Dept. Store for a few years before working for Western Electric for 38 years until her retirement. She will be greatly missed by her husband- Richard M. Faryniak, Son- Rick T. Faryniak and his fiancé- Tana Crone, granddaughter- Hannah Faryniak, sisters- Anita Biel, Ruthann Blasko, Phyllis wife of Donald Johnson and brothers- Don Tretter and wife Betty, George Tretter and wife Paulette and many nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, August 24th 10-11AM with a Service to follow at 11AMall in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.
Contributions can be made in Janice’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
Antoinette Nero, 101 1/2 of Cementon, passed away 8/16/23. Wife of the late Fred Nero and daughter of the late Frank and Florence Genovese. She was a long time sewing machine operator for JJ&F. Big Gram loved reading on the side porch while Big Pop listened to the Yankee game on his radio. She loved watching her favorite sports on TV and traveling to Florida for Yankee spring training. She loved vacations in Wildwood with her grandsons. Gram loved playing the organ and singing with family. Her music will surely play in our hearts forever. Big Gram always loved when we all came over for Sunday Dinner. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: grandchildren, Gino and wife Bridget DeLucia, Dino and Fred DeLucia; great grandchildren- Angelica and husband Noah Grube, Kayla DeLucia and wife Amanda, and James DeLucia; great great grandchildren Blaire and Landon Grube; son in law Joseph DeLucia. She was predeceased by her daughters Donna DeLucia and Faye Nero as well as her siblings- Florence, Minnie, Josephine, Jim and Mike. Services will be private for the family, care of Kohut Funeral Home Inc.
George C. Dixon, 74, of Upper Saucon Township passed away peacefully on August 1, 2023. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Paul and Bernice (Mathisen) Dixon. George worked as an English teacher for Quakertown Community School District for 31 years. Prior to this position he received a M.A. in teaching of English from Villanova University. He served as a sergeant in the 11th Aviation Group USAREUR. George was a voracious reader, intellectual, stoic, gentleman, bird watcher, genealogist, a walking buddy, and loved dearly by many. He will be sadly missed by his entire family and friends. Survivors: children Zachary of Baltimore, Anna of Salt Lake City; grandchildren Cecily and George of Baltimore; brother Paul E. Dixon of Bedford, NY; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Maryann (Matsco) Dixon. Services: A calling will be held on Saturday 9:30-10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, please bring one of your favorite books. They will be donated at a later date.
Robert D. Keim, 62, of Carbondale, passed away July 8, 2023. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Howard M. and Valerie “Rosemary” (Kudla) Keim. He was a 1978 graduate of Dieruff High School. He had worked for many years as a forklift operator for Russell & Stover. Robert was a born again Christian and he enjoyed studying the Bible. He Loved God and Jesus Christ was His Lord and Saviour and he loved The Holy Spirit. He will be missed by all.
He is survived by his sisters- Patricia Aloe of Carbondale and Susan wife of Chuck Drahos of Allentown and many nieces and nephews.
A Calling Time will be held on Wednesday, July 12th 11AM-12PM with a Service at 12PM all in Kohut Funeral Home Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Highland Memorial Park, Allentown.
Charles S. Glendenmeyer, 58, (Chuckie Gee) of Catasauqua, passed away July 3, 2023. He was the son of the late Charles F. and Anna (Yonak) Glendenmeyer. Charles is survived by his sister Debra Glendenmeyer. He was predeceased by his sister- Lisa. Chuck loved playing the drums with local bands in the Lehigh Valley. Music was his heart & soul. He was a devoted fan of KISS. Face Book & Rock n Roll were his life.
Services will be held Privately for the family.
Thomas Szczepanski Sr
Thomas J. Szczepanski Sr., 81, of Allentown, passed away June 12, 2023. He was the loving husband of the late Marjorie (Bickel) Szczepanski. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Edward W. Szczepanski Sr and Stella (Rish) Szczepanski. Thomas served in the U.S. Marine Corp, where he served as Presidential Guard and aboard the USS Constellation. He retired from Bethlehem Steel as a Forge Conditioner. Thomas enjoyed fishing and hunting. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: children- Eleanor Schaeffer and husband Michael, Thomas J. Szczepanski Jr. and wife Susan, Jean Flickinger; grandchildren- Megan, Timothy and Thomas Szczepanski III.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 16th at 9AM in Resurrection Cemetery in Wescosville.
Contributions can be made in Thomas’s memory to your local Veterans Affairs office.