Anna L. (Sikora) Minarovic, 91, of Allentown, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2011. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph J. Minarovic. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Bacochin) Sikora. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church.
Survivors: Sons, Raymond J. Minarovic and wife Elizabeth of Whitehall, Joseph M. Minarovic of Allentown; grandson, Ray Minarovic Jr.; one brother. She was predeceased by her son- Paul, one sister and one brother. Services: A viewing will be held on Tuesday 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. with a service at 10:30 a.m. all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in Arlington Memorial Park. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the church or the American Cancer Society .
Walter Milinichik, 86, of Macungie, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Whitehall Manor. He was the loving husband of the late Tessie C. (Slavish) Milinichik. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Stefan and Ludwia (Fakady) Milinichik. Walter served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a graduate of the Pennsylvania Technical Institute. Walter worked as a carpenter and a building site supervisor for L.W. Hunsicker & Co. and AP Hauser. He was a member of St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Walter was a member of the Macungie VFW, the Macungie Fire Co., the Carpenter's Union Local #600 for over 60 years and also a honorary member of the Ukrainian American Citizens Club.
He was proud of his many building construction projects: building his own home; building and remodeling the family farmhouse, barns and garage; restoring the Luckenbach Grist Mill at Bethlehems Moravian Settlement; as Job site Superintendent: Setting the Cross in front of St. Elizabeths Roman Catholic Church, Fullerton, PA during its construction and remodeling the Ukrainian American Citizens Club. His hobbies included deer hunting, wine making, watching football and baseball.
Sons- Walter S. and wife Janice of Whitehall
Stephen J. of Owasso, OK
Joseph M. and wife Kathy of New Hill, NC
Grandchildren- April, Andrew, Cynthia, Stephanie, Marysa, Jay, Joshua, Jacob and Jordan
Brother- Michael of New Tripoli
Sisters- Olga Wetzel of Macungie
Mildred Kosits of Bethlehem
Nephew- David of Macungie
Additional Nephews and Nieces
He was predeceased by siblings- John, Peter and Diane.
A viewing will be held on Sunday 7-9PM with Parastas at 7:30PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown 18102. A viewing will be held Monday 9:15- 10AM with a Funeral Service at 10AM all in St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1045 Fullerton Ave Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
Donations can be made in Walters memory to the St. Marys Cemetery Perpetual Care fund or the St. Marys Scholarship Fund.