The Lord called on Helen ("Tootsie," Babe) Marie (Gal) Marzano on March 15, 2019, age 74 years, 83 days. Wife of 45 years to the late Robert F Marzano and daughter of the late Joseph A. Gal and Helen Dugas Gal. Helen was born and raised in Bethlehem. She was a 1962 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School. After marriage, she moved to Allentown and then Whitehall PA. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.Helen was employed at PPL in the early 60's. After raising two sons, she worked at the family business as office manager and bookkeeper for JoMar Manufacturing and Linden Apparel. She also was a program coordinator for National Seminars & various promotion companies.Helen was a member of St. Elizabeth Church in Whitehall where she served in several volunteer capacities as Eucharist Minister, Bingo Coordinator, and Vocation Committee. In retirement, she volunteered as St. Martha's in Downingtown, PA.She was past President of Allentown OptiMrs Club and a member of the Women of St. Elizabeth's, Lehigh County Seniors, Prime Timers of St. Joseph's Church of Downingtown, and the Golden Agers of St. Elizabeth's.She is survived by her son, Michael, his wife Heather, and grandson Dominic of Coatesville; brother Joseph Gal, Jr and wife, Karen; sister Maryann (Gal) Foley and (Late) John Foley of Flourtown PA; and many nieces and nephews.Helen was predeceased by her eldest son, Anthony R. Marzano and brother Dr. Thomas J. Gal and wife Mary Jane of Charlottesville, VA. Services:Viewing Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N Front St., 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth of Hungary RC Church 11 AM Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Preceded by a viewing at Kohut Funeral Home 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Internment Holy Savior Cemetery to follow immediately after the service.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Elizabeth Memorial Fund or the Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice.
Rosalie (Wepryk) Chrapacz, 95, of Allentown, passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 1, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Ivan Chrapacz. Born in Lukowe, Poland she was the daughter of the late Michal and Katarzyn (Malyk-Pelich) Wepryk. Before retiring, Rosalie worked as a sewing machine operator for over 25 years at Penn State Mills and other various sewing mills. She was devoted to her faith, Christian teachings and her church the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, Allentown. She was a proud volunteer for the church’s Pierogi Making Fundraiser. Rosalie loved life and everyone, especially babies and children. She was a kind hearted soul that didn’t have a bit of bitterness toward anyone. Rosalie enjoyed sewing, Ukrainian folk dancing, and making her famous Ukrainian pierogis and halupkies for family and friends. She will be sadly missed by her family.
Survivors: daughter, Catherine Chrapacz and her husband Dr. Anthony Palmisano Jr.; son, Terry Chrapacz and his wife Kathy-Lilly Chrapacz; brother, Antoni Wepryk and his wife Stefania from Koszalin, West Pomerania, Poland. She was predeceased by her brother, Jaroslaw Wepryk and sisters, Maria (Wepryk) Geletkanyz, Olga (Wepryk) Iwanisik and Julia (Wepryk) Lukowska; all from Koszalin, West Pomerania, Poland.
A viewing will be held Tuesday, March 5th 6-7:30PM with a Panachyda at 7:30PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held Wednesday, March 6th 9:30-10AM with a Funeral Service to follow at 10AM all in Protection of BVM Orthodox Church 703 N 6th St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Garden of Peace Cemetery, Whitehall.
Contributions can be made in Rosalie’s memory to the Protection of BVM Orthodox Church and can be sent to the funeral home for collection.
George Michael Onufer, Jr., 93, of Allentown, passed away on Thursday, February 28, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, where he had recently moved. He was a loved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and treasured husband of 64 years to his wife, Bess.
He was founder and president of Onufer Aluminum Construction, including Mr. O's Handyman's Headquarters. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy where he received both the American and European Theater of Operations ribbon as well as the Victory Medal
Survivors: He is survived by son, David and his wife Debra of Virginia; daughters, Susan Moyer of California and Laurie Merrill of Georgia; and son, Jonathan of Florida; a brother, Edward; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and
Services: Family and friends are invited to attend services at Kohut Funeral Home, 950 North Front St., Allentown at 11 AM, Saturday, May 4. The family will receive visitors before the service 10-11 AM.
Peter Paul Vincent Booker, 74, of Whitehall, passed away February 3, 2019. Born in Hendon, England on May 25, 1944, he was the son of the late Donald Hector George Booker and Ada (Wiltshire) Booker. Peter was the loving husband of 32 years to Maryann (Perkosky) Booker. He was an avid reader and golfer.
He is survived by his beloved wife- Maryann Booker; sister- Susan Blanchette of Woodstock, CT; brother- John Booker of Norfolk, England; several nieces and nephews; 2 children in England. He was predeceased by his brother- Ian Booker and sister- Mary Wade.
As per Peter’s wishes there will be no services.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or to the Alzheimer's Association care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Terrie L. Morgan, 56, of Allentown, passed away January 30, 2019. She was the daughter of the late William Pavlick and Ellen M. (Wotherspoon) Morgan. Survivors: brother- Kevin Morgan and nephew- Michael Joseph Senick IV. Services will be Private c/o Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.