Russ Russoli died peacefully in his home on March 30, 2021, beloved husband of Marie (Vorholy) Russoli and father of Thomas J. Russoli and his wife Margo. He was predeceased by his parents, Italo and Mary J. (Egizio) Russoli, sister, Telene (Russoli) Shada, and his daughter, Carol (Russoli) Hurst. His surviving grandchildren: David Hurst, Atlanta, and Rachel Hurst, Chicago. His brother, Robert C. Russoli, Mechanicburg.
Russ graduated with a BS degree from Moravian College, was a veteran of the U.S. Army stationed in Germany and devoted much of his life in the Human Resource industry. He was Founder and owner of Russoli Staffing, a payroll and funding company, and one of the Founding members of Unified Reinsurance. He was a past member of Brookside Country Club, Macungie and Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, AZ and was an avid golfer. His hobby was making golf clubs. The most important thing in his life was his family whom he loved very much.
Services are for the family on Wednesday, April 7th with a viewing 10-11AM and a Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM all in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Entombment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of sending flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity. Sympathy cards can be mailed to P.O. Box 575, Schnecksville, PA 18078.
Theresa (Yonak) Yost, 86, of Bethlehem, passed away March 25, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Carl F. Yost and then the fiancé of the late Richard Presutti. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Tessie (Marhon) and Harry Yonak. Growing up Theresa was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church. She retired from Colonial Barber Shop in Allentown as a manicurist. Theresa was a member of Senior Life of the Lehigh Valley. She was a dedicated mother and took great pride in her grandchildren.
Survivors: children- Gary Yost of Bethlehem, Karlene Byrne wife of the late Thom of Allentown, Tami Evans wife of Vince of Lewisburg; grandchildren- Summer, Luke and Lila; brother- John Yonak; sister- Ann Glendenmeyer. She was predeceased by her brothers- Nicholas, Joseph and Harry Yonak Jr.
A viewing will be held on Monday, March 29th 5-7PM with a Service at 7PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Theresa’s memory to The Grandchildren’s Scholarship Fund. Donations can be made payable to Tami Evans and mailed to the funeral home.
Rita Knecht, 79, of Allentown, passed away March 23, 2021. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 30th at 1PM in Resurrection Cemetery 547 N. Krocks Rd Allentown, PA 18106. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
John F. Deprill, 64, of Breinigsville, passed away March 14, 2021. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Mamie Elizabeth “Dolly” (Swoyer) and Charles “Chuck” Deprill. John was a 1974 graduate of Allen High School. He retired from the PA Turnpike and was an honorary member of the Cetronia Ambulance Corp. John was a fan of the Miami Dolphins, wrestling, NASCAR and all types of music, including classic rock. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: wife- Christine Deprill; children- Carrie and husband Mark Hurt, John Deprill Jr. and wife Carrie, Calvin Deprill and wife Kimberly, Ryan Deprill; 12 grandchildren; brother- Charles “Chuck” Deprill; sister- Frances Deprill. He was predeceased by his sisters- Elizabeth “Liz” Talkach and Carol Deprill.
A Calling Time will be held on Friday, March 19th 10-11AM with a Memorial Service to follow at 11AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Interment to follow at Cedar Hill Memorial Park.
John’s family would like to invite everyone to join them in paying tribute to John’s love for sports and music by wearing your favorite sport or music apparel on Friday. A Zoom link for the Service can be obtained by contacting Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in John’s memory to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, Virginia 22116-7023.