Rachel Mary (Fiorello) Ebbo, 100, passed away peacefully with her daughters Cecelia Kemmerer and Audrey Beers by her side on Tuesday, 9-12-2023 at Rittenhouse Village of Lehigh Valley, where she was taken care of so well by an exemplary staff. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Mary (Centrella) Fiorello. She was the widow of Peter C. Ebbo who passed in 1999. She graduated from Allentown High School in 1941. Rachel worked as a switch board operator for Bell Telephone, then as a Sales Associate for Junior Coloney in Allentown for 13 ½ years and then as a Unit Clerk for L.V. Hospital- Allentown for 8 years. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by daughters- Cecelia Kemmerer of Emmaus, Audrey Beers and husband John of Emmaus; granddaughters- Korynn Buss, Lauren Heck; great grandchildren- the “Buss Boys” Colin and Tanner Buss, Madison and Kayla Heck. She was predeceased by her brother- Michael Fiorello and son-in-law- Gary J. Kemmerer.
Arrangements are Private for the family care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
George R. Ezar, 79, of Allentown, passed away April 4, 2022. He was the husband of the late Ellen (Gruber) Ezar. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Joseph and Grace (Banko) Ezar. He worked for many years doing janitorial work for the Jewish Community Center. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: brother- Richard Ezar, uncle- Francis Ezar, aunt- Ann Zaun, aunt- Margaret Carniham and many cousins.
Services will be Private for the family care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Bruce A. “Arnie” Eisenhard, Sr, 84, of Allentown, passed away February 2, 2021. He was the loving husband to the late Dolores A. (Szewczuk) Eisenhard, who was the love of his life. Born in Hokendauqua, he was the son of the late William and Kathryn (Besch) Eisenhard. He was the youngest and last surviving of 15 children. Arnie served in the U.S. Army. He retired from the Allentown Police Dept in 1996 after 25 years of service. He was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Allentown. Arnie was devoted to his family and loved having fun and spending time with them. He brought a smile to everyone’s face. He will be deeply missed by his family.
Survivors: children- Bruce A. Eisenhard Jr. and wife June of Lansdale, Susan Tatasciore and husband Jeffrey of Allentown, Sharon Eisenhard of Allentown, Lori Gillman and husband Michael of Perkasie; grandchildren- Kaitlyn, Megan and Mary; and beloved dog- Chase and cat- Sampson.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, February 9th 6-8PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held in the church Wednesday, February 10th 9:30-10:30AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 all in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Northampton.
Contributions can be made in Bruce’s memory to the American Diabetes Assoc. or the American Heart Assoc. care of the funeral home.
Ellen C. (Gruber) Ezar, 73, of Allentown, passed away May 9, 2020. She was the loving wife of George R. Ezar. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Gladys Mae (Christman) Gruber. Ellen loved music and drinking Coca-Cola. She loving called everyone “A Doll” when she spoke with them. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: husband- George Ezar; sisters- Ethel Galgon, Esther Herschitz and Margaret Bean; sister-in-law- Pauline Gruber; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother- Howard Gruber.
Services will be Private and are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Richard Eisenhard Jr
Richard C. Eisenhard, Jr. 65, formerly of Allentown, passed away Dec. 9, 2017. He was the loving husband of nearly 41 years, to Renita M. (Frisoli) Eisenhard. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Richard and Ruth (Minarovic) Eisenhard. He worked for and retired from Eastern Exterior Walls. Richard enjoyed fishing, trains and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors: wife- Renita Eisenhard; children-Richard Eisenhard III, Jennifer Brown, Emily Brown, Christopher Eisenhard Sr; 6 grandchildren; brothers- James, Stephen and Robert Eisenhard. He was predeceased by his granddaughter- Jessica Eisenhard.
A viewing will be held on Friday, Dec 15th 10-11AM with a Service at 11AM all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Whitehall. Following a lunch-in will be held at Ranger Rod & Gun Club 2350 Quarry St, Coplay, PA, 18037
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made toward the Funeral Expenses or to the Lil’ Le-Hi Fish Hatchery care of the funeral home.
Rudolph “Rudy” Ehritz, 80, of Northampton, passed away peacefully December 18, 2016. He was the loving husband of 45 years to the late Joan (Fandl) Ehritz. Born in Allentown, raised in Austria, he was the son of the late Robert and Theresa (Wind) Ehritz. Rudy returned to the US as a brass band musician. He worked as a butcher for A&B Meats for 26 years and then for Hercules Cement. Rudy enjoyed traveling, gardening, landscaping and cooking. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Survivors: Children- Barbara & husband Leonard Carosiello of West Brandywine, Charles Ehritz & wife Alice of Allentown, Jacqueline & husband Juan LaTorres of Allentown, Stephen Ehritz & wife Jo-Anne of Walnutport; Grandchildren- Dean, Dustin, Josephine, Jenavieve, Stephen, Dylan and Joe; Sister- Theresa Ehritz of Austria.
A viewing will be held Friday 9:00-10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N Front St. Allentown. Mass to follow at 11AM in St John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N Front St. Allentown. Burial to follow in Assumption of the BVM Cemetery, Northampton.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or to The Sisters of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Danville, PA.
Ruth (Minarovic) Eisenhard, 83, passed away December 4, 2015. She was the loving wife of the late James Eisenhard. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ruth (Long) Minarovic. Ruth enjoyed fishing, baking, playing Bingo and spending time with her grandchildren.
Sons- Richard and wife Renita, Robert and wife Carolyn, Stephen and companion Bonnie, James and wife Janet; 9 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; Sisters- June Halushak, Dolores Kontier and Kathy Luisser; Brothers- Thomas Minarovic and James Minarovic. She was predeceased by her grandson- Brian Eisenhard and great granddaughter- Faith Eisenhard.
A calling time will be held on Wednesday 10-11AMwith a Service at 11AM all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown.