Dean M. Mickey, 50, of Allentown, passed away January 4, 2020. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Marlow and Carolyn (Geiger) Mickey. He was a graduate of William Allen High School. Dean most recently worked for Giant Food Stores.
Survivors: parents; wife- Tracey Mickey; children- Nina Mickey, Nora Mickey, AJ Savaki and Danielle Savaki; grandchildren- Olivia and Josiah Savaki; sister- Carlene Entler; brother- Todd Mickey.
Services will be Private at the convenience of the family.
Esther A. (DaRe) Montzman, 95, of Allentown, passed away December 27, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late William Montzman. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Americo and Rosina (Martin) DaRe. Esther worked previously for PP&L and then for Mack Trucks for over 20 years before her retirement. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She also was part of a Quilting club and an Investment & Stock club.
Survivors: nephews- Anthony DaRe and wife Christine of Mifflinville, Christopher DaRe of Allentown; niece- Nancy Kidwell of Waldorf, MD; numerous great nieces and nephews; sister-in-law- Catherine DaRe. She was predeceased by her brother- James DaRe, nieces- Sandra Deily and Linda Ford, cousins- Ellio DaRe and Inez (DaRe) Hanna.
A calling time will be held Saturday, January 4th 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 Esther’s memory to the church.
Mary A. (Kuyan) Miller, 94, of Allentown, passed away December 16, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Raymond Miller. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late August and Mary Kuyan. Mary was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.
Survivors: son- Randolph and wife Lori Miller of Allentown, granddaughter- Kelby Miller. She was predeceased by her sons- Kurt and Michael Miller.
A private graveside service for Mary’s family will be held on Saturday, December 21st at 11AM in Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to have a Mass said in Mary’s memory.
Dale K. Mrazik, 61, of Acton, ME passed away November 30, 2019. He died of a heart attack while hunting in his home state of Pennsylvania on the first day of the season with his dad, which was always one his favorite things to do. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Thomas Mrazik and Nancy (Smith) Mrazik. Dale graduated from Allen High in 1976 and Nasson College, Springvale, Maine in 1980. During his years at Nasson, he met and married his wife, Susan (Dion) Mrazik in 1981. He was employed by Sprague Electric and later at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard happily retiring in 2017. In 1993, Dale and his family moved to Square Pond in Acton which was Dale’s Heaven on Earth. He was a dedicated, involved and loving husband and father who truly knew how to enjoy life. He was an avid outdoorsman who had a passion for hunting, fishing and boating. His father-in-law envied his devotion and commitment to his hobbies, and while watching Dale hook up his downriggers once stated “That man works harder at fishing than most people do at work.” Dale loved to include and teach his children about his interest in the outdoors, and they spent countless days at fishing derbies, 3d archery competitions, youth adventure days, youth hunting days, downhill skiing, riding atv’s, snowmobiling, boat riding and enjoying the outdoors. When his own kids aged out of fishing derbies he would look to “RENT a KID” from the neighborhood. He was a member of the Sanford Springvale Fish and Game for many years.
SURVIVORS: His wife Susan, son Scott Mrazik and his wife Heidi of Richmond, ME, daughter Erica Mrazik and companion Michael Wallingford of Shapleigh, ME and his grand puppy Grizzly. Parents Nancy and Thomas Mrazik and sister Teri Yocum of Allentown, PA and lifelong friend Jeff Yocum of Center Valley PA and niece Caili Yocum Preston and her husband Bryant from Houston, Texas. His Sister-in law Rachel Bijaczyk and her husband Walter and their daughter Sarah. As well as aunts, uncles and cousins in the Allentown area. He will be dearly missed by family and many friends.
A Calling Time will be held Friday, December 6th 10-11AM with a Celebration of Life at 11AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Calling Time will be held Monday, December 9th 10AM-12PM with a Prayer Service at 11AM in Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home 580 Main St. Spring Vale, ME.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Sanford Fish and Game to support a local fishing derby or Yoga Reaches Out/Team Jacqui Bonwell/Sue Mrazik to support Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dorothy (Tomaschik) McDonald, 93, of Allentown, passed away September 7, 2019 peacefully. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Michrina) Tomaschik. Dorothy retired in 1990, after working for 18 years, for Shop Rite Pharmacy in Allentown as a Pharmacy Technician. She was a member of the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Allentown. She will be deeply missed by her family.
Survivors: son- Kerry and wife Jeanne McDonald of Emmaus, daughter- Connie Polaha and husband Thomas of Western Salisbury, sister- Betty Bergenstock of Lower Macungie, 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son- Ronald Robert McDonald, daughter- Nancy Brunner, sisters- Catherine Spangenberg, Anna Tomaschik and Eleanore Seagreaves and her brother- John Tomaschik.
A viewing will be held Thursday, September 12th 6-8PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown, PA 18102 with a Panachyda at 7:30PM and a viewing again Friday, September 13th 9-9:30AM. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10AM on Friday in the Protection of the BVM Greek Orthodox Church 703 N. 6th St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.
Contributions can be made in Dorothy’s memory to the church and mailed to the funeral home.
Robert P. Mrazik, 81, of Whitehall, passed away May 4, 2019. He was the loving husband of 50 years to Rosella A. (Mokris) Mrazik. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Peter and Anna (Andreja) Mrazik. He graduated from Allentown High School Class of 1955. Robert retired as a custodian for Lehigh County. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church and a past President of the Allentown Sokols.
Survivors: wife- Rosella Mrazik; children- Robert and wife Tara Mrazik of Whitehall, Michele and husband Edward Grasso of Hellertown; granddaughters- Olivia and Sophia; brothers- Thomas Mrazik of Allentown, Al Mrazik of Allentown. He was predeceased by his brother- Joseph Mrazik and sister- Mary Lopez.
A viewing will be held Tuesday, May 7th 6-8PM and Wednesday, May 8th 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to follow Wednesday at 10:30AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will be Private on another day.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Robert’s memory to St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church or to a charity of one’s choice.
Dorothy E. (Satter) Malinauskas, 95, of Whitehall passed away March 25, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Stanley F. Malinauskas. Born in Royersford, she was the daughter of the late George and Jennie (Jones) Satter. Dorothy was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church and the Golden Agers.
Dorothy was the ultimate retail saleslady receiving many written compliments as well as verbal praise from her appreciative customers and employers. In addition to her retail sales, Dorothy was an Avon representative for 50+ years with many customers who also became her close friends.
Survivors: Children- Mary West (Ron), Martha Malinauskas (Jim Bittick), Paul Malinauskas (Jackie), Charles Malinauskas (Anna Edling), Michael Malinauskas, Mark Malinauskas (Rita); 13 Grandchildren, numerous great grancildren and many Nieces and Nephews. She was predeceased by 1 brother, 2 sisters and daughter-in-law Cathy Hanna.
A viewing will be held Monday, April 1st 9:30-10:30AM at Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM Monday at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church 618 Fullerton Ave Whitehall, PA 18052. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church.
The Lord called on Helen ("Tootsie," Babe) Marie (Gal) Marzano on March 15, 2019, age 74 years, 83 days. Wife of 45 years to the late Robert F Marzano and daughter of the late Joseph A. Gal and Helen Dugas Gal. Helen was born and raised in Bethlehem. She was a 1962 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School. After marriage, she moved to Allentown and then Whitehall PA. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.Helen was employed at PPL in the early 60's. After raising two sons, she worked at the family business as office manager and bookkeeper for JoMar Manufacturing and Linden Apparel. She also was a program coordinator for National Seminars & various promotion companies.Helen was a member of St. Elizabeth Church in Whitehall where she served in several volunteer capacities as Eucharist Minister, Bingo Coordinator, and Vocation Committee. In retirement, she volunteered as St. Martha's in Downingtown, PA.She was past President of Allentown OptiMrs Club and a member of the Women of St. Elizabeth's, Lehigh County Seniors, Prime Timers of St. Joseph's Church of Downingtown, and the Golden Agers of St. Elizabeth's.She is survived by her son, Michael, his wife Heather, and grandson Dominic of Coatesville; brother Joseph Gal, Jr and wife, Karen; sister Maryann (Gal) Foley and (Late) John Foley of Flourtown PA; and many nieces and nephews.Helen was predeceased by her eldest son, Anthony R. Marzano and brother Dr. Thomas J. Gal and wife Mary Jane of Charlottesville, VA. Services:Viewing Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N Front St., 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth of Hungary RC Church 11 AM Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Preceded by a viewing at Kohut Funeral Home 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Internment Holy Savior Cemetery to follow immediately after the service.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Elizabeth Memorial Fund or the Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice.