Sarah C. Reisinger, 93, passed away at her home on May 21st. She was the wife of William T. Reisinger and together they celebrated 69 years of marriage in October 2019. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Mary E. (Garrity) Miller. She was a sewing machine operator in various factories before becoming a homemaker. She enjoyed reading, gardening, ceramics, trips to the casinos, watching Lawrence Welk and football (Joe Montana and Tom Brady were her favorites). She was a member of St. Paul’s R.C. Church in Allentown.
She is survived by her husband, William; son, John Reisinger (Judy); daughter, Michele Dorshimer (Ralph); grandchildren, Jennifer Carfara (Jason) and John “Will” Reisinger, Jr.; great grandchildren, Dylan and Lilah Carfara; nephews, Thomas Reisinger and Michael Reisinger. She was predeceased by her sisters- Mary J. Reisinger, Julie Miller and nephews Joseph and James Reisinger.
Services will be Private at the convenience of the family care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Annie Helen Rabyk, 93, of Allentown, passed away March 27, 2020. She was born August 7, 1926 in Hellertown, PA to the late Michael and Justine (Dobron) Fedorko. She was the widow of Michael Rabyk, who passed away on December 22, 1976 and then a companion to Vincent Osek who passed away on October 7, 2013. Annie was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and a member of the St. Mary’s Seniors. She retired from Western Electric after 38 years of service as a layout operator.
Survivors: Nephews- Joseph (Agnes) & Anthony (Donna) Burda; cousin- George (Karen) Husack and many other cousins in the Lehigh Valley and in Slovakia, Ukraine and Poland.
Services will be Private for the Family. A Memorial Service for the Public will be announced at a later date after the COVID-19 Quarantine is over. Arrangements are entrusted to Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Annie’s memory to St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102 or any Animal Shelter of your choice.
Stephan Reshetylo, 59, of Whitehall, passed away December 1, 2019 in his home. Born in Berezhany, Ukraine he was the son of Vasyl and Yevgeniya (Bohaychuk) Reshetylo. He attended a Technology School in the Ukraine and then received his Associates Degree from Lincoln Tech. He was the owner and operator of Microapex Computer Systems for over 30 years. Stephan was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church.
Survivors: parents; daughters- Sarah Fogarty and husband James, Adriana Reshetylo; sisters- Irene Sabo and husband Michael, Nadia Spengler and husband Robert; grandson- Elijah Fogarty; nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, December 5th 8:30-9:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 10AM in St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church 1826 Kenmore Ave Bethlehem, PA 18018. Burial to follow in St. Mark’s Cemetery, Allentown.
Contributions can be made in Stephan’s memory to the American Cancer Society care of the funeral home.
Rose A. Rega
Rose A. (DeFaveri) Rega, 95, of Allentown, passed away October 23, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late Peter Rega. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Victoria (Kondua) DeFaveri. Rose retired from Worth Manufacturing after 23 years of service. She was a member of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.
Survivors: daughters- Regina Ross, Johnna Yurick wife of Robert; son- Ronald Rega and 2 grandchildren- Emily and Nicholas. She was predeceased by her sister- Ida Piovesan and brother- John DeFaveri.
A viewing will be held Saturday, October 27th 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Whitehall.
Contributions can be made in Rose’s memory to the American Heart Association c/o Kohut Funeral Home.
Craig R. Roesser, 68, of Whitehall, passed away May 1, 2018. He was the loving husband of Donna M. (Parastino) Roesser. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frances (Reinhard) and Richard Roesser, Sr. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, OH. Craig worked previously for Mack Trucks, where he received the Automotive Industry Action Group Outstanding Achievement Award in 1989. He then worked as an Environmental Health & Safety Manager for Continental Automotive until his retirement in 2016. Craig was a member of the Greenleaf Lodge #561 F & AM. He was also active in the Mack Engineering Golf League, the Cross Keys Social Club in Allentown and the Mountainville Fire Company’s Villanova Club.
Survivors: wife- Donna M. Roesser; brother- Richard and wife Andrea Roesser; brother-in-law- Dennis Parastino and wife Julie; nieces- Jennifer Rumore and Kathryn Parastino; nephews- Ryan Roesser and Matthew Parastino; great nieces- Gianna and Mia Rumore.
A viewing will be held on Monday, May 7th 9-10:30AM with a Service at 10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Craig’s memory to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation P.O. Box 781352 Philadelphia, PA 19178.
Mary A. (Novak) Reiter, 90, of Allentown, passed away December 20, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Reiter. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Katherine (Hlatky) Novak. She retired from Western Electric after 19 years of service. Mary was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her grandchildren.
Survivors: sons- Joseph and wife Patricia of New Tripoli, Stephen and wife Gloria of Fogelsville, Edward and wife Ann of New Tripoli, Michael and wife Brenda of Coplay; 5 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; sister- Helen Pidstawski of Allentown. She was predeceased by 5 siblings.
A viewing will be held Saturday, Dec 23rd, 8:30-9:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to follow Saturday at 10AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville.
Erminia "Mimi" (Ditria) Romanyshyn, 85, of Allentown, passed away November 4, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Petro Romanyshyn. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Orazio Mario and Emma V. (Unger) Ditria. She worked as a sewing machine operator for 42 years. She was a member of the former St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Allentown. Mimi loved international music, to play the guitar, cook and had a love for animals, especially horses, elephants, dogs and cats. She had taught herself to speak Spanish and to read, write and speak Ukrainian. Mimi's family would like to send a special "Thank you" to Lehigh Valley Hospice and family friend- Debbie Zawadski for their continuous care and compassion shown to Mimi.
Survivors: daughter- Nadine Romanyshyn of Allentown; sister-in-law- Nancy Ditria; niece- Candice (Ditria) Rosazza wife of Gary; many nieces and nephews; dog- Aaron and cat- Lucy. She was predeceased by her daughter- Patricia Romanyshyn, son- Thomas P. Romanyshyn, brother- Joseph Ditria and pets- Princess, Sputnik, Ginger and Ellie.
Services: A viewing will be held Wednesday 6-8PM and Thursday 9-10AM with a Panachyda to follow at 10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Northampton.
Peacefully Josephine T. (Sarmir) Rudakewiz alighted into God’s hands July 15th 2017, in Sun City, AZ. A longtime resident of Allentown and devoted mother, she was predeceased by her son, Thomas and is survived by her daughters Livia and Mary Jane. Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral mass and internment which will be held on Friday September 1, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Church, 924 N Front St, Allentown, PA. Visit with the family at 10:30 am with funeral mass at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Sun City Meals on Wheels, PO Box 1842, Sun City, AZ 85372 would be appreciated by the family.