Anna (Yonak) Glendenmeyer, 82, Allentown, passed away January 19, 2022. She was the loving wife of the late Charles F. Glendenmeyer. Anna was a housewife and loving mother, who enjoyed playing Bingo and cooking. She was well liked by everyone that knew her and had a heart of gold.
Survivors: daughter- Debbie Glendenmeyer and fiancé Dave Naypauer, son- Charles S. Glendenmeyer, brother- John Yonak. She was predeceased by her daughter- Lisa Glendenmeyer.
A brief graveside will be held on Wednesday, January 26th at 10AM in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions can be made in Anna’s memory to the American Diabetes Association.
Marie D. Pavlick, 77, of Allentown, passed away January 19, 2022. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Dorothy (Cornfald) Pavlick. Marie was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She loved cats, going shopping and doing arts and crafts. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: sister- Valeria Breitfeller, niece- Christina Breitfeller-Hill and her husband Todd Hill, nephew- Joseph Breitfeller, great niece- Natalie Watson.
Services will be Private.
Maryann (Falstick) Williams, 72, of Allentown, passed away January 16, 2022. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Gladys (Howells) Falstick. Maryann graduated from Dieruff High School in 1969 and then from Empire Beauty School. She had worked previously for AAA and then for Career Link before her retirement. Maryann was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. She served on the Board of Directors for the NCA and was a member of the Polish American Club. Maryann enjoyed sales and watching HSN and QVC. She enjoyed sitting on her porch and listening to music. She was known as a “mom to the community” and was always cooking and caring for the children in her neighborhood. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: brother- William Falstick and his wife Ella; many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews and great grand-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings- baby Harry, Brenda Lewis- Broskett, Thomas Lorrah and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions can be made in Maryann’s memory to the Lehigh County Humane Society 640 Dixon St. Allentown, PA 18103.
Stephen M. Panik, 97, of Northampton and formerly of Allentown, passed away January 14, 2022. Born in Snowshoe, he was the son of the late Joseph B. and Dora Panik. After the early passing of his wife, Mary, he was appreciative of the loving and faithful companionship of both Anne Rajki and June Schloffer. Stephen honorably served his country in the European Theatre during WWII (1943-46) as a medical technician and was also called upon to drive some heavy trucks when needed. The majority of his work life was spent in the foundry at General Electric. He was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church in Allentown, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society, actively participated in church and club organizations, and volunteered his services as an alter server and usher, along with church and grounds maintenance work. This included but was not limited to: holiday decorations, building renovations of the church and convent, cemetery upkeep, and anything else he was asked to do. The word “No” was not part of his vocabulary when it came to his church. He loved playing his button box accordion and dancing, especially to the polka music of his favorite bands, and was a regular to the Saegerbund, Metro & John’s, and the Fullerton Fire Hall. He was extremely proud of his family, an amazing father/grandfather/great-grandfather, generous gentleman, and was never too busy to lend a hand to family, friends or neighbors.
He is survived by his: children- Stephen Jr. and wife Claudia, Maryann Toddings and husband Denny, Lorie Sugra and husband Mike, Tina Marie Geosits and husband Jim; grandchildren- Donny Toddings (Mellisa), Josh Toddings (Teresa), Jamie Toddings (Gina), Mandy (Sugra) Fraley (Chris), Mick Sugra (Alison), Zach Sugra (Dana) Stephen Panik III, Kimberly Panik, James Geosits II (Sarah), Jessica Geosits, Justina Geosits; great-grandchildren- Ella, Avery, Kendall, Aidan, Cole, Jake, Skylar & Alexa Toddings, Madison & Emma Fraley, Sydney, Aiden, Riley, Nolan and Duke Sugra; and too numerous to name extended family, including many other cousins, nieces and nephews.
Stephen (second youngest) was predeceased by all of his siblings- Joseph, John, Andrew, Helen Fenstermacher, George, Agnes Huber, Albert, Frank and Edward.
A viewing will be held on Friday, January 21st 9:30-11AM with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11AM all in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions can be made in Stephen’s memory to St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church or to a charity of one’s choice.
Michal Rygol, 44, of Macungie, passed away January 6, 2022. He was the loving husband of Agnieszka (Haponiuk) Rygol. Born in the Czech Republic he was the son of Jiri and Anastazie (Rygolova) Rygol. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: wife- Agnieszka Rygol, children- Damian and Daria Rygol, parents- Jiri and Anastazie Rygol, brother- Ales Rygol.
A Calling Time will be held on Saturday, January 15th 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Rygol Family Children.
Lucille “Lucy” E. (Maruscak) Kopack, 54, of Whitehall, passed away January 5, 2022 with her husband by her side. She was the loving wife of 23 years to Anthony J. Kopack. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late John and Lucy (Talocci) Maruscak. Lucy worked for many years as a medical assistant. She was a life member and active parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Lucy loved animals and was always caring for them the best that she could, especially her cats. She greatly enjoyed concerts and musical theater with her family and friends. She had a kind heart and was very generous and caring to all the people around her. She immensely loved spending time with her nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all.
Survivors: husband- Anthony Kopack; in-laws Anthony and Margo Kopack; siblings- Mary Faust and husband Keith, Lisa Motruk and husband David, John Maruscak and wife Jen; nieces and nephews- Keith, Rachel and husband Frank and their children Gabrielle & Mila, Jacob, Julia, Joshua, and Jillian; sister-in-law Susan Kopack; many cousins.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 12th 6-8PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held on Thursday 9-10AM in St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 1046 W. Cedar St. Allentown, PA 18102 with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10AM. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Lucy’s memory to St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church or to Feline Urban Rescue and Rehab P.O. Box 144 Stewartsville, NJ 08886.