Mary M. Anthus, passed away March 12, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. She was the wife of John J. Anthus Jr. who had passed away on January 9, 1997. She was the daughter of the late John Marcin and Anna (Pavlik) Marcin, both of Czechoslovakia. Mary was born on August 1, 1927. She was a member of the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, located in Allentown, for many years. She was a beautiful woman who was kind and generous with a heart of gold, she will be missed tremendously.
She is survived by her two sons, John J. Anthus III of Whitehall and Michael D. Anthus of Allentown.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, March 16th 6-8PM in Kohut Funeral Home Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 17th at 1PM in the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church 703 N. 6th St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Mary’s memory to the church.
Scott R. Artwohl, 59, of Allentown, passed away of complications from diabetes on December 9, 2021. Born in Washington D.C. he was the son of the late Ann Jane (Peacock) Artwohl Joseph and the late Abraham Joseph of Allentown and the late Edward R. and Rita (Johnston) Artwohl, who resides in Fort Myers, FL. Scott grew up in Allentown, graduating from William Allen High Scholl in 1981. He previously resided in Los Angeles, CA and Naples, FL.. Scott’s work history includes Retail Sales and Visual Design positions with Macy’s as well as Finance Manager positons at Beverly Hills Honda in CA and Mayo Motors in Trexlertown, PA. Scott enjoyed spending time with friends .He will be deeply missed. Survivors include his brother Todd Artwohl and his wife Donna (Scholl) of Allentown, sister Lisa Roche and her husband Pete Jones of Allentown, Nephews Brendan Roche of Houston, TX and Connor Roche of Schnecksville and Scott’s partner, Bruce Bush of Allentown. Services will be for private. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Patricia “Pat” Aschettino, of Whitehall, Pennsylvania, passed away while surrounded by her loved ones, returning to the care of our lord on October 22, 2021.
Pat was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 17, 1939, to her parents Robert and Helen O’Neil.
As a teenager, she met the love of her life, Peter Aschettino. This partnership resulted in a love filled marriage of 64 years. Together, Pete and Pat went on countless adventures, traveling around the country, moving from place to place. As a team, they pursued multiple business ventures, but their greatest achievement was raising their three beautiful children.
Pat was known for her passion and talent for cooking. She showed her affection through the countless meals she prepared for both friends and family. While her recipes were always shared to those who asked, it was clear that they never quite tasted the same. Pat’s secret ingredient in every meal prepared was the love she included.
Pat was survived by her children, Michael Aschettino, Lorraine de la Fuente, and Tina Aschettino. Her grandchildren Carmella, Justine, Jillian, Angelina, and Enjoli and her great-grandchildren Avery, Summer, and Willow.
Pat was predeceased by her parents, and her siblings Joan, Doris, and Barbara. She is survived by her brothers Robert and Thomas, and her sisters Gerri and Kathleen.
In the spirit of Pat’s giving nature the family is asking in lieu of flowers, to please consider donating in Patricia’s name to one of the following organizations: for Breast Cancer Research, to the Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired or to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. Each of these organizations are near and dear to Pat.
Services will be held at Kohut Funeral Home Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102 on Thursday, October 28th from 6-8pm. A second viewing will be held at Saint John the Baptist Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102 at 9am on Friday, October 29th. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10AM and burial to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park.
Francis L. Andres, Jr., 50, of Slatington, passed away September 17, 2021. He was the loving husband of the late Kristin E. (Anderson) Andres. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Frances M. Deprill and the late Francis L. Andres Sr. He had worked as a truck driver for Labarre Construction Co. He enjoyed being on the road truck driving. Frank loved spending time with family, especially all 4 children. His hobbies included partaking in motorcycle benefits for charity, riding with friends and family and cooking meals that were never the same but always amazing everytime. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: mother- Frances M. Deprill of Allentown7, daughter- Callista L. Andres of Whitehall, son- Justin B. Andres of Whitehall, stepdaughter- Anayis Martir of Audubon, stepson- Zachariah Rauch of Audubon, brothers- Rodney C. Andres and Nathan R. Andres; nieces and nephews- Dwayne P. Andres Jr., Jessica L. Andres, Taylor N. Andres and other extended family includes uncle- Charles E. Deprill and sister-in-law- Lilli J. Andres. He was predeceased by his brother- Dwayne P. Andres.
A calling time will be held on Saturday, October 9th 10AM-12PM with a Memorial Service to follow at 12PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102.
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.