Peter Rim, 98, of Allentown, passed away on November 16, 2023. He was the loving husband to Mary (Skerchock) Rim. Born in Coaldale, he was the son of the late Peter and Helen (Skomsky) Rim. Peter served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Catholic Church in Lansford. He was a long time Chemistry teacher at Whitehall High School. Peter enjoyed woodworking and was skilled in all trades. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: wife- Mary Rim; children- Peter B. Rim and his wife Lisa of Alabama, Daryl Hartzell and her husband Earl of Binghamton, NY; granddaughters- Annette and Sharon; sister- Helen Neifert.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, December 7th at 10:00 am In Luther Crest - Crest Hall 800 Hausman Rd Allentown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Peter’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital PO Box 1999 Memphis, TN 38101.
Marie T. (Vorholy) Russoli, went to be with the Lord on October 24, 2023. Born in Allentown, Marie was a loving and devoted wife of the late Humbert A. Russoli with whom she celebrated 68 years of marriage before his passing on March 30, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Malik) Vorholy. Marie was predeceased by her daughter Carol A. Hurst; three brothers; Michael, Joseph and John Vorholy. She is survived by her son, Thomas and his wife Margo Russoli, two grandchildren, David Hurst and Rachel Hurst, step-granddaughters, Tara Shollenberger and Amy Bernard.
Marie was a beautiful and special woman who will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Her kindness and love was genuine. Her joy and zeal for life was infectious. She was always ready for a party or adventure. She was a hard worker, and an outstanding cook and baker. She always had an encouraging word and was steadfastly devoted to her family with unconditional love.
Marie was a religious woman and her deep faith sustained her throughout her life, and we take great comfort knowing that she is home with the Lord. She will be greatly missed by our family and by everyone who knew her. Marie, you will be forever in our hearts.
Our family would like to thank all the staff at Heather Glen Senior Living and Ascend Hospice for assisting Marie with her healthcare needs and activities of daily living.
Friends and family are invited to attend a viewing on Tuesday, October 31st 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Entombment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Kohut Funeral Home, 950 North Front Street, Allentown, PA 18102.
Donna Ann Radio, 69, of Coplay, passed away April 29, 2023. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Yurconic) Radio. She retired as a phone operator for Verizon after 32 years of service. Donna was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church. When she was younger, she used to walk with her father and brothers to the park and enjoyed stopping at a restaurant on Fridays. They would even walk to the Allentown Fair when it was that time of the year. Donna helped to maintain and lived in her parent’s home over the years enjoying her time with them taking car rides through the country and stopping at different diners. She continued to do this throughout her life and she especially enjoyed her view from her home where she could watch for all the different animals including the foxes. Donna loved having pets, especially dogs. She even had a chance to enjoy the zoo at Great Adventure with her family, where she got to experience the different rides. She also enjoyed going to Dorney Park when she was younger, swimming, playing lawn games such as badminton, and watching old tv shows. Donna traveled to Bermuda and went on a cruise to Canada, saw Cats in NYC, went to Radio City Music Hall and was able to go in one of the Twin Towers. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: brothers- Peter Radio Sinclair and his wife Sally, Ronald Radio and his wife Linda; uncle- William Radio and aunt- Dolores Bochnak; nieces and nephews- Carrie Sinclair and her children Alexander & Anastasia, Allison Lutz w/o Jonathan and their children Ariana, Aurora, Jude & Jonah, Kevin Sinclair h/o Erica and their children Jacob, Jaren, Gabrielle & Issac, Cori Radio h/o Erin and their children Quinn, Deklan & Killian, Nicholas Radio h/o Lisa and their children Brice & Zachary; Ben Radio h/o Susan and their children Evelyn & Owen, Elizabeth Goodman and her children Landon, Sutton & Lily; former sister-in-law-Wendy Kuller; roommate/friend- Grace Ambrose.
A viewing will be held on Friday, May 5th 9:30-10:15AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Funeral Service will follow at 11AM in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Whitehall, PA 18052.
Contributions can be made in Donna’s memory to the Lehigh Valley Humane Society, Peaceable Kingdom or to Animals in Distress.
Yevgeniya (Bohaychuk) Reshetylo, 87, of Allentown, passed away April 25, 2022. She was the loving wife of the late Vasyl Reshetylo. Born in Ukraine and was the daughter of the late Micola and Anna Bohaychuk. She was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church. Yevgeniya was an avid gardener, loved to embroider and prepare ethnic Ukrainian dishes. She was always making sure that everyone was well fed. She enjoyed spending time with her dog Molly. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors: daughters- Irene and husband Michael Sabo, Nadia and husband Robert Spengler; grandchildren- Audrey & Michael, Kristin & Robert Jr.; Sarah Fogarty & Adriana; great grandchildren- Elijah and Alina. She was predeceased by her daughter- Helen Reshetylo and son- Stephan Reshetylo.
Services: Viewing on Friday, April 29th 9:15-10AM at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church 1826 Kenmore Ave Bethlehem, immediately followed with a Funeral Service. Burial in St. Marks Cemetery in Allentown. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Yevgeniya’s memory to the church.
Jacqueline D. (Robinson) Roberts, 54, of Allentown passed away March 24, 2022. She was the loving wife of Donald Paul Roberts. Born in Kingston, Jamaica she was the daughter of Effie (Henry) Robinson and the late Calvin Robinson. Jackie was a member of Resurrected Life Community Church, UCC. She had an incredible love for the Lord and her church, where she helped serve as a chair on the Deacon Board. Jackie had an infectious personality and would light up any gathering. She was always happy and loved to share her passion for music and theatre. She will be deeply missed by all, but her brightness will live on through her family, friends and church.
Survivors: husband- Paul Roberts; mother- Effie Robinson; children- Kadeem Roberts, Dante Robinson, Shaquellie Roberts, Richard Roberts, Erica Roberts, Rohna Roberts, Anecia Roberts; 12 grandchildren; a great grandchild; brothers- Calvin and Rory Robinson; sisters- Maxine Palmer, Janet Byfield and Shirlee Robinson; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A viewing will be held on Saturday, April 2nd 10AM-12PM with a funeral service to be celebrated at 12PM all in Resurrected Life Community Church, UCC 144 N. 9th St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Michal Rygol, 44, of Macungie, passed away January 6, 2022. He was the loving husband of Agnieszka (Haponiuk) Rygol. Born in the Czech Republic he was the son of Jiri and Anastazie (Rygolova) Rygol. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: wife- Agnieszka Rygol, children- Damian and Daria Rygol, parents- Jiri and Anastazie Rygol, brother- Ales Rygol.
A Calling Time will be held on Saturday, January 15th 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Rygol Family Children.
Mary Ann Reese
Mary Ann E. Reese of Fountain Hill, died December 1, 2021. She was the loving wife of Ronald Reese. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Emerich Vrablec and Mary (Kralik). She worked at Grief Apparel for over 35 years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She loved gardening and fishing, which her brother Nick had taught her to do. Mary Ann will play with her deceased cats and dogs in heaven.
Mary Ann was predeceased by her 5 sisters and 2 brothers.
Services will be Private care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions can be made in Mary Ann’s memory to Susan G. Koman for the Cure.
Vasyl Reshetylo, 87, of Allentown, passed away November 20, 2021. He was the loving husband of Yevgeniya (Bohaychuk) Reshetylo. Born in Uhniv, Ukraine, he was the son of the late Michael and Tonia Reshetylo. He was a member of St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church. He was retired from Victalic.
Survivors: daughters- Irene and husband Michael Sabo, Nadia and husband Robert Spengler; grandchildren- Audrey & Michael, Kristen & Robert Jr.; Sarah Fogarty & Adriana; great grandchildren- Elijah and Alina. He was predeceased by his daughter- Helen Reshetylo and son- Stephan Reshetylo.
Services: Viewing on Saturday, November 27th 9:15-10AM at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church 1826 Kenmore Ave Bethlehem, immediately followed with a Funeral Service. Burial in St. Marks Cemetery in Allentown. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Vasyl’s memory to the church.