William A. Wiedemann, 78, of Newmanstown, PA passed away July 18, 2022. He was the loving husband of the late RitaJean (Hokamp) Wiedemann. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Albert W. and Sara M. (Brown) Wiedemann. He was a graduate of Sterling High School in Somerdale, NJ class of 1962 and from Spring Garden Automotive in Philadelphia class of 1963. Bill served in the NJ National Guard 122nd Ordnance Company in Camden, NJ from 1963-1968. He was an active member of the Magnolia Fire Co. from 1959-1977 and a member of the NJ Fireman’s Relief & Exempt Assoc. He worked as an evening school instructor for Camden County Vocational School, teaching basic & advanced Fire Fighting methods to various local fire companies. Bill also belonged to the Antique Automobile Club of America 1980-1998 and the Oldsmobile Club of America 1975-2000. He retired from Verizon Communications in 2001 working as a telephone installer, repairman, cable splicer, and retiring as a conduit inspector after 31 years of service. He will be missed for his sarcastic nature, witty jokes and was deeply proud of his granddaughters.
Survivors: son- Daniel Wiedemann and wife Felicia; granddaughters- Kristen Hinderliter and husband Kyle, Erin Wiedemann. He was predeceased by his daughter- Margaret Owens and sister- Betty Ann McGarrity.
Services will be Private care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Monica Csencsits, 90, of Holy Family Manor passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on July 8, 2022. Born on August 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Julia (Solomon) Schonwald. She was married for fifty-five years to Edward Csencsits who passed away in 2006.
Born and raised in Allentown she worked for the Allentown Credit Bureau and at Western Electric. She moved to Whitehall and was a stay-at-home mother while working part-time at Whitehall High School for twenty-three years; retiring in 1983.
She was a devote Catholic and a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She prayed the rosary and attending mass five days a week. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1949. She enjoyed playing and winning at Bingo and the PA Lottery. She took cruises with her husband to the Bahamas and Alaska. Her and Edward celebrated their 50TH wedding anniversary in Las Vegas. She made the best homemade kiffles along with traditional Slovak foods like perogies and halupki’s.
Survivors: Daughters Ellen Hess and Jane Karol and her husband John; Son Mark Csencsits, 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Monica had a sister Mary who died in 1993.
Services will be Private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Monica’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Barbara A. Felegy, 84, of Whitehall, previously a long-time resident of Allentown, went to eternal rest July 2, 2022. She was born in Allentown, PA and the daughter of the late Mary (Shereba) and Fred Lishock and the wife of the late Daniel Felegy sharing 47 years of marriage. Barbara was a homemaker and full-time mom who enjoyed family gatherings, special occasions, and visits to Florida to be with her family. She was of the Catholic faith. We will hold her smile in our minds eye and reminisce on the journey we were blessed to witness.
Survivors: children- Michael P. of Allentown, Mary A. and husband William Rausch of Whitehall, Matthew and wife Lisa (Funk) of Orange Park, FL; grandchildren- Tiffany and husband Mike, Katelyn, Tyler and wife Brie; great granddaughter- Lexi and soon-to-be- great grandson Clayton Tyler. She was predeceased by her husband Danny, parents and brother Dale.
A viewing will be held on Friday, July 8th 10-11AM with a Service at 11AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial Private in St. Michaels Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Whitehall.
Georgette M. (Hirak) Guth, 65, of Northampton, passed away June 28, 2022. She was the loving wife of Franklin M. Guth for 40 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late George and Marie (Holoska) Hirak. Georgette was a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing Reading, PA. She worked as an OR nurse at Lehigh Valley Hospital 17th & Chew St. for over 40 years and participated in the Healing the Children Program in India and Vietnam. She enjoyed gardening, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, traveling, the beach, and riding H.D. motorcycles with her husband. She was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and a wine aficionado. Georgette enjoyed rescuing animals and loved her pets and most of all cherished her time with her family.
Georgette will be dearly missed by her husband; sons - Franklin G. Guth and wife Rebecca (Gould), John P. Guth; grandchildren - Coraline M. Guth and Franklin G. Guth Jr.; sisters Marianne Deutsch and husband Dennis and Kathleen Mitchell; nieces - Laura Eakin and husband Chris, Amanda Mitchell; nephew - Andrew Mitchell; great-nephew Carter Eakin.
Services will be private care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made, in Georgette's memory, to the ASPCA or Peaceable Kingdom, PO Box 424 Whitehall, PA. 18052.
Dennis M. “Mike” Hrusecky, 44, of Allentown, passed away May 24, 2022. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Janice (Peckitt) and Dennis R. Hrusecky. Mike graduated from Emmaus High School. He enjoyed gaming and computers. He was an author, writing screenplays and co-writing books and online gaming content. Mike frequently reviewed games for companies including for Nintendo. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: mother- Janice Hrusecky, father- Dennis Hrusecky, sisters- Angela Haklar & Amy Close and her husband Darryl, niece- Ashley, nephews- Aaron & Jack.
Services will be Private and are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.