Judith A. Fasching, 65, of Lenhartsville, passed away September 17, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Fasching. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Doris (Noss) and Bruce McIlhaney. Judith graduated from Dieruff High School in 1972. She enjoyed working outside around her home and caring for her pets.
Survivors: brothers- Robert, Barry and Harold McIhaney; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother- Bruce.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:30-10:30 with a Service at 10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in St. Pauls Smoke Church Cemetery in Hamburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Judith’s memory toward the funeral expenses.
Rosalie Favere, 68, of Bethlehem passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, September 5th 2020. She was born February 23, 1952 in Allentown, the daughter of the late Rose (Martucci) and Vido P. Minarovic. Rosalie graduated from Liberty High, Bethlehem, Class of 1971, and she worked for Western Electric in Allentown until 1989. She then moved to Old Hickory, TN and attended Aquinas College in Nashville, TN and graduated in 1994 with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. After graduation, Rosalie worked at Nashville Memorial Hospital. In 2000, Rosalie moved home to Bethlehem and worked at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Muhlenberg, as a Registered Nurse until her retirement in 2017. Rosalie was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church in Allentown and an active member of the church’s auxiliary.
Survivors: sisters- Rosalind Day, Rosanne Minarovic and husband Adam Arnold, Maria Holland and husband William Holland; brother- Vido P. Minarovic; cousins- Barbara (Minarovic) Miller and husband Ronald Miller, Joseph Minarovic and wife Kim; nieces and nephews.
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 12, 10AM, at St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Calling hours will be before Mass, 9-10AM in the church. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Mask and social distancing are required for attendance.
Contributions: Memorial Contributions can be made to the church or the Lehigh County Humane Society, 640 Dixon St. Allentown, PA 18103.
George B. Fraind, 76, passed away on April 11, 2020 at Genesis – The Lehigh Center, Macungie, PA.
He was the son of the late George and Bernadine Zambelli Fraind.
George was a 1963 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and belonged to St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown, PA.
George was a kind and compassionate person who cared deeply about the well-being of his Family and others. George was loved by many and will be deeply missed.
The Family would like to express their deepest gratitude to all those who were very generous and kind to George throughout his lifetime, including staff members of medical facilities and outpatient services.
Survivors – Sister - Lisa and husband David Capece
Nieces – Dr. Angela Capece and husband Denis Streltsov, Mary Cruz and husband Anthony Cruz, Dr. Lisa Capece, and Julianna Capece
Nephew – David Capece.
Great Niece – Cameron Cruz,
Great Nephew – Nicholas Streltsov, and extended family
A memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date. Contributions to the church.
Dolores J. Felegy, 81, of Allentown, passed away February 8, 2020. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Anna (Pituch) Felegy. She was a member of St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Allentown.
Survivors: brothers- Eugene M. Felegy of Downingtown, Nicholas D. Felegy of Orefield; sister- Patricia Intrepido of Whitehall; nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held Friday, February 14th 9-10AM in St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102 with a Funeral Service to follow at 10AM. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
Contributions can be made in Dolores’s memory to Meals on Wheels 4240 Fritch Dr. Bethlehem, PA 18020 care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Bernadine T. (Zambelli) Fraind, 94, of Whitehall passed away January 16, 2020, while residing in Whitehall Manor. She was the loving wife of the late George P. Fraind. Born in Allentown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Bernard Zambelli, Mary (Lipovsky) Zambelli Burdock and step daughter of the late Andrew Burdock. She worked for Schneiders Manufacturing, the Americus Hotel and Alexander’s Restaurant. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. Bernadine was a wonderful and caring person who enjoyed life and was loved by many.
Survivors: son- George B. Fraind of Macungie, PA; daughter- Lisa and husband David Capece of Allentown, PA; grandchildren- Dr. Angela Capece wife of Denis Streltsov of Pipersville, PA, Mary Cruz wife of Anthony Cruz of Valhalla, NY, Dr. Lisa Capece of Willow Grove, PA, David G. Capece of Dover, NH, Julianna Capece of Allentown,PA; great granddaughter- Cameron Cruz; step-great grandson- Nick Streltsov; sister- Rita Troilo of Ashtabula, OH; nieces, nephews and cousins. Prior to her birth, she was predeceased by her infant sister- Bernadine Zambelli.
A viewing will be held Saturday, January 25th 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
Contributions can be made in Bernadine’s memory to the church care of the funeral home.
Roberto Eliseo Ferrer, 93, of Kearny, NJ passed away April 18, 2019. He was born in Manzanillo, Oriente, Cuba and was the son of the late Pascacio and Concepcion (Gonzalez) Ferrer. Roberto worked as a specialty shoemaker for many years.
A viewing will be held from 10:30-11:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12PM in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church 618 Fullerton Ave Whitehall, PA 181052. Burial to follow in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery.
Mary (Krainiak) Fartuch, 89, formerly of Allentown, passed away on her Church’s Christmas Eve, Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Manor Care in Bethlehem. She married the love of her life, John Fartuch and spent 48 years of marriage with him until his passing. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Helen (Urenko) Krainiak. She was very proud to have spent her early years working for Hess’s Department Store and then for various clothing factories in the Lehigh Valley. Mary was a member of St. Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church and their choir. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: sons- Nikolai Fartuch of Whitehall, Andrew Fartuch and his wife Edwina of Florida, Peter Fartuch and his wife Debbie of Schnecksville; grandchildren- Carter Fartuch, Kimberlee Spengler, Jennifer Gerhart; great grandchildren- Jacob and Kyle Gerhart. She was predeceased by her daughter- Maria Fartuch, brother- Andrew Krainiak and sister- Anna Panik.
A viewing will be held Saturday, January 12th 9-10AM with a Funeral Service to follow at 10AM in St. Mary located at 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Sunday School Fund or Scholarship Fund care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Lottie C. (Dombroski) Faryniak, 100, of Allentown, passed away August 25, 2018. Born in Wilkes Barre, she was the daughter of the late Rose and Joseph Dombroski. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Faryniak. Lottie had worked previously for Levine and Sons for 8 years. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Polish Catholic Church.
Survivors: sons- Richard M. and wife Janice, Ronald J. and wife Renate; daughter-in-law- Donna Faryniak; 6 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; 6 Great Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son- Gerald Faryniak, 5 brothers and 4 sisters.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, August 29th 11:30AM-12PM with a Service at 12PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lottie’s memory to the American Heart Assoc. or to the American Cancer Society c/o the funeral home.