Paul Andreas, 60, of Bethlehem, passed away April 28, 2021. Born in Allentown he was the son of the late Mary (Lagosky) and Layton Andreas Sr. Paul earned his Master’s Degree in 2017 from La Salle University in Philadelphia in Nonprofit Leadership. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, VA in 1984 in the Liberal Arts. His last philanthropic ventures serving in the nonprofit sector included serving as an Auditor on St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church Parish Council, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the St. Constantine School of the Lehigh Valley on the Fundraising and Building committees. He was a devout member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown.
Survivors: brothers, Layton Jr. and wife Judy, Mark and wife Laura; sister, Mary Jo and husband Scott Anderson; nieces and nephews, Nicole and husband John Fritz, Brian and wife Emma, Matthew, Steven, Ryan and Daniel. He was predeceased by an infant brother.
A viewing will be held on Monday, May 3rd 7-9PM with a Parastas at 8:30PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Funeral Service will be held Privately for the family and church members. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church or the St. Constantine School care of the funeral home.
Barbara Daisy (Helfrich) Afflerbach, 95, of Allentown, passed away peacefully and quietly on April 15, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Arthur Afflerbach. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna (Haring) Helfrich. Barbara worked previously as a clerk for Hess Brothers Dept. Store. She enjoyed traveling, bowling, fishing, camping and snowmobiling.
Survivors: sons- Donald and wife Patricia of Center Valley, Russell and wife Barbara of Macungie, Richard and wife Cecelia of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; sister-in-laws- Louise Helfrich of Allentown, Anna Mae Helfrich of Allentown. She was predeceased by her sister- Betty Fegley and brothers- Arthur and Robert Helfrich.
A viewing will be held Friday, April 23rd 12-1PM with a Service to follow at 1PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Highland Memorial Park. A Zoom link can be obtained to watch the Service by contacting the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Barbara’s memory to the American Lung Association or to Phoebe Home’s Miller Building care of the funeral home.
Vaselly Alimov, 69, of Englewood, Florida passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Born in Venezuela on November 20, 1949 he had been a resident since 1999 coming from Allentown, Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Navy as a legal assistant at the Pentagon for several years prior to early retirement due to health issues.
Survivors include his brother and primary caregiver: Victor Alimov of Englewood, Florida; a sister: Sophia Frederick of Whitehall, Pennsylvania and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his mother: Paraska Alimov in 2006.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 18th 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in St. Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Whitehall.
Thomas "The Barber" Abraham, 81, of Bethlehem, passed away December 3, 2018. He was the loving husband of the late Mary (Noga) Abraham. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Isaac and Alice (Salem) Abraham. He was a 1955 graduate of Allentown High School. Tom owned & operated Tom’s Barber Shop on 2nd St. in Allentown. He retired in 2015 after being a barber for 60 years. Tom enjoyed going to car shows and wood working. He loved the Philadelphia Eagles and the Phillies. Above all else, he loved spending time with his family. He asked that we thank all of the customers who came into his barber shop over the last 60 years. He enjoyed being part of your lives and valued your friendship.
Survivors: children- Tammy and husband David Warnke of South Whitehall Twp, Michele and husband James Mishko of East Allen Twp, Michael and partner Candy of Kunkletown; grandchildren- Benjamin Warnke, Nathan Warnke and wife Alyssa, Austin Mishko and wife Nicole, Gunnar Mishko; 4 great grandchildren; brothers- Robert and wife Edna Abraham, Edward and wife Barbara Abraham; sisters- Rosemary Kish and Carolyn Freitas. He was predeceased by his brother- Samuel Abraham.
A viewing will be held on Saturday, December 8th 10:30-11:30AM with a Service to follow at 11:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
John F. Anthony was born in Coplay, Pennsylvania to Rose (Klement) and Martin Anthony on October 12, 1928. He passed away on March 30th, surrounded by his loving family. He was 89 years young. He was married to Monica (Lichman) Anthony for 64 years.
John was first and foremost a loving husband, father and Pop-Pop to his family. He retired as Maintenance Supervisor from Mack Trucks Macungie Plant. John was a devoted member of St. John the Baptist Church in Allentown. Throughout the years he served as President of the Holy Name Society, and was the first recipient of the Ralph E. Rosenberger Man of the Year Award. He volunteered for the Boy Scouts of America, played on the men’s softball team, helped maintain the Church bells, organized dances, assisted at festivals, and was a member of the choir.
John was a lifetime member of the American Legion and served honorably in the Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his loving wife Monica, daughters Susan Alfier (Joseph), Monica Leavitt (Doug), sons Mark Anthony (Cheryl), Michael Anthony (Eric) and Martin Anthony, 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and sisters Mary Danko and Anna Udicious. He was predeceased by son John Anthony, and siblings George and Martin Anthony, Stephanie Lang and Rose Molchany.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 5th, from 6-8 PM at Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N. Front St., Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held Friday, April 6th from 10:30-12:00 PM in the Church vestibule of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, 924 N. Front St., Allentown, PA 18102, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12:00 PM.
The family would like to thank the Staff and Administration at Whitehall Manor for their care, support and friendship. Contributions can be made to St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown, in care of Kohut Funeral Home.
Layton Andreas, Sr.
Layton H. Andreas, Sr. 85, of Allentown, passed away on March 11, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospice. He was the loving husband of 64 years to the late Mary (Lagosky) Andreas. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Howard H. Andreas, Sr. and Frieda (Musselman) Andreas Hebor. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, serving as a Corporal and 1st Cook during the Korean War from 1950-1953. He retired from Durkee Food Corporation in Bethlehem, PA after 25 years of service. Layton was a devoted member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and an active member of the St. Mary’s Seniors Organization. He was also an active member of the American Legion Post #367. He formerly served as a church board member for many years and held honorary membership in the former Ukrainian American Citizens Club. Also, the 82nd Airborne Division Association and a former member of the Lapoawinzo Fish and Game. He was a dedicated 6th Ward Hibernia Voting Machine Operator for 20 years. Layton enjoyed bowling and fishing and served as an Assistant in Scouting for 25 years.
Survivors: sons, Layton Jr. and wife Judy, Paul, Mark and wife Laura; daughter, Mary Jo and husband Scott Anderson; grandchildren, Nicole and husband John Fritz, Brian and girlfriend Melissa, Matthew, Steven, Ryan and Daniel; nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by an infant son; brothers, Joseph H., Howard H. Jr.; sisters, Helen, Annette, Winifred and June.
Services: A viewing will be held Friday, March 16th 6-8PM with Parastas at 7:30PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held Saturday, March 17th 10-10:30 with a Funeral Service at 10:30AM all in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Layton’s memory to St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Linda Rae (Lobb) Anthony, 69, of Bethlehem, passed away July 13, 2017. She was the loving wife of 49 years to William K. Anthony. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Ray D. and Blanch P. (Abele) Lobb. Linda was a very strong and kindhearted woman. She was the type of person that you could have long conversations with and admire her individuality. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Husband- Bill Anthony; Nieces and Nephews. She was predeceased by her brother- David Lobb.
A viewing will be held on Monday 6-7PM with a service at 7PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
Contributions can be made in Linda’s memory to the American Cancer Society 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170 Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Mary Andreas (Nee Lagosky) 84 of Allentown passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (the 67th anniversary of her H.S. graduation). She was the daughter of late Paul and Mary Lagosky and a proud ‘49er who last Saturday marked her 67th reunion from Allentown High School.
She would have celebrated her 64th wedding anniversary
on July 6th with her husband Layton Andreas, Sr. She was a
life-long devoted member of St. Mary Ukrainian Orthodox
Church in Allentown. Mary was employed at Air Products,
Western Electric, and PP&L, she retired after 20 years of service from the Allentown School District holding various positions in Harrison Morton
Junior High School and the Sheridan Elementary School.
Survivors: Mary is survived by her husband Layton Sr. and
sons Layton, Jr. and wife Judy, Paul, Mark and wife Laura,
daughter Mary Jo and husband Scott Anderson. Grandchildren,
Nicole and Husband Jon Fritz, Brian, Matthew, Steven, Ryan
and Daniel. She was predeceased by her brothers, Peter and
Bohdan, a younger Bohdan and an infant John. Sisters,
Ksenia and Olga and also an infant son and her good friend
and classmate Gloria Deangelis.
Services: Calling hours Thursday, June 16th 6:00 to 8:00PM with Panachyda at 6:30PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Divine Liturgy to be celebrated Friday June 17th at 10:30AM with Calling Hours starting at 10AM in St. Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102. Interment in the parish cemetery to follow, all are welcome.
Donations in Mary’s memory can be made to the church.
Online condolences: Kohut Funeral Home.com