Ronald W. Rudakewiz, 66, formerly of Hatfield, PA, passed away June 27, 2017 in Venice, Florida. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Russell and Elizabeth Rudakewiz. Ron worked as a Pharmacist during his life.
He is survived by his daughter- Coby Rudakewiz of Hummelstown, PA; brother- James Rudakewiz and his wife Marianne of Gibsonia, PA.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 2nd at 11AM in Resurrection Cemetery 547 Krocks Rd Allentown, PA 18106. Arrangements c/o Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Ron’s memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 26 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10004.
Wasyl Romanyshyn, 85, of Allentown, passed away October 25, 2016. He was a loving husband to the late Grace G. (Stein) Romanyshyn. Born in Ukraine, he was the son of the late Paul and Maria (Bajuk) Romanyshyn. He enjoyed playing soccer when he was young. Wasyl retired from Lehigh Structural Steel. He was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church and was also a member of many local social halls.
Children- William and wife Sandra of Egypt, Rosemarie and husband James Meleta of Coplay, Susan Smith of Allentown; Grandchildren- Matthew, David, Andrew, Mark, Megan, Katie, Julie and Jennifer; Great Grandson- Brock; Sister- Vera Fedorkiw; Brother- Roman Romanyshyn. He was predeceased by sister- Anna Kaczmar and brothers- Myron and Peter Romanyshyn.
A viewing will be held Sunday 6-8PM with Parastas at 7PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown. A Funeral Service will be celebrated Monday at 10AM with a viewing 9-9:45AM all in St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church 1826 Kenmore Ave Bethlehem. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Northampton.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Wasyl’s memory to the church or to USO care of the funeral home.
Carole Ann (Morganstern) Regec, 76, passed away August 16, 2015. Born on Oct 31, 1938 in Allentown, she lived and died in her home with her family in Coopersburg PA. Carole was married to Michael Regec for 58 years and had 4 amazing boys together. Carole was the daughter of the late Ester Morganstern, and sister to Helen Snyder and the late Virginia Whitford.
Carole was a former beloved employee of Good Shepherd of Allentown. She was a passionate dog lover, raising many different breeds and leaving behind one of her favorites, Katie.
Survivors: Loving Husband- Michael Regec; Sons- Michael Regec and late wife Deborah, Christopher and wife Michelle, Daniel deceased and David and wife Helena; Grandchildren- Joshua, Christopher, Jennifer and Leo Regec.
Services will be private at Carole’s request; she would like everyone to remember her in a healthy, loving way.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either Animals in Distress or to VNA Hospice of St. Lukes.
Mary E. (Nemchik) Roessler, 95, of Allentown, passed away January 17, 2015. She was the wife of the late William Roessler. Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Gazda) Nemchik.
A graveside service will be held Friday January 30th at 1PM in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Arrangements care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Grace G. (Stein) Romanyshyn, 78, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. She was the loving wife of 60 years to Wasyl Romanyshyn. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Florence Stein. Grace retired from the former Penn State Mills. She was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church.
Survivors: Husband- Wasyl Romanyshyn; Son- William and wife Sandra of Egypt; Daughters- Rosemarie Meleta and husband James of Coplay and Susan Smith of Allentown; Grandchildren- Matthew, David, Andrew, Mark, Megan, Katie, Julie and Jennifer; Great Grandson- Brock; Brother- Earl Stein of Trexlertown. She was predeceased by her Brothers- Paul and George and Sister- Shirley.
Services: A viewing will be held on Friday 6-8 PM with Parastas at 7 PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.950 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. A viewing will be held in church Saturday 9:45- 10:15 AM with Office of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 AM in St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church 1836 Kenmore Ave Bethlehem 18018. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Northampton.
Contributions: Donations can be made in Grace's memory to the church care of the funeral home.
Robert Ring, 82, of Allentown, passed away Sunday, April 27th at his son’s home surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of 62 years to Lucille R. (Kotran) Ring.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Theresa and Julius Ring. He was the last survivor in a family of 9 children.
Bob was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic and attended VPI for one year. He was an Allentown Police Officer for 35 years, retiring as Captain. Upon retiring he served at the Lehigh County Courthouse for 10 years.
Bob belonged to many organizations including the F.O.P. where he served as President for 4 years and WEYC for 14 years, a member of the Drug & Alcohol Commission and took many classes for Crime Prevention and helped to establish the crime prevention program for Allentown.
He was an accomplished carpenter and a long time homing pigeon enthusiast. He raised and raced pigeons for 50 years. He belonged to the Mingo Homing Pigeon Club.
Wife- Lucille R. Ring
Daughter- Julia Ann and husband Kevin O’Brien
Sons- Bill Ring and wife Patrice
Tom Ring and wife Heather
His greatest joy in life was being Pop Pop to 12 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren.
Bob was predeceased by his son- Robert Ring Jr. and granddaughter- Kelly.
A viewing will be held on Thursday 10AM-12PM with a service at 12PM all in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will be Private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s granddaughter Kelly’s honor to the Miracle League of Northampton County P.O. Box 3424 Palmer, PA 18043-3424.
Corlyn “Corky” M. (Schuler) Radio, 92, of West Chester, formerly of Allentown, passed away November 24, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late John Radio. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Ida Schuler. Corky began her career as a bookkeeper for the Lehigh Valley Railroad. She later worked for Levine and Sons and JCPenny. She was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church. She was a proud and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Daughter- Karen and husband Carmen Battavio of West Chester
Grandchildren- Stephanie Michelle Battavio and Joseph John Battavio and wife Rebecca all of West Chester
Great Grandson- Dean Rocco Battavio
Brother- In- Law- William Radio of Allentown
Sisters- In- Law- Dolores Bochnak and Helen Radio both of Allentown
Many nieces and nephews
She was predeceased by 8 siblings.
A viewing will be held on Friday 9:15-10AM with a Funeral Service at 10AM all in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Arrangements care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Corky’s memory to Neighborhood Health Hospice 400 E. Marshall St. West Chester, PA 19380 or The Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Scelrosis Society 30 S. 17th Street, Suite 800 Philadelphia, PA 19103
Mary J. Russoli
Mary Josephine Russoli, 104, resided at Lehigh Center- Macungie, passed away Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013. She was born in Allentown on Sept. 23, 1909 to the late Gioacchino and Vincenza (Munjone) Egizio. Mary was the loving wife to Italo Russoli from July 19, 1930 until his passing Dec. 9, 1984. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church- Allentown. Mary worked at A-Treat Bottling Co. and Lehigh Valley Respiratory and Medical Aids until retiring in 1986. She loved to cook, play pinochle and loved her Philadelphia Flyers. Mary was also a member of the Ladies Social Club of the Italian Club and their Sr. Citizens Club in Allentown.
She was predeceased by sister- Edith, brothers- Joseph, John and Vincent, granddaughter- Carol Russoli Hurst of Rye, NY and grandson- Ronald Thaddeus of Alburtis, PA.
2 Sons- Robert of Mechanicsburg, PA and his wife Anita
Humbert of Schnecksville, PA and his wife Marie
Daughter- Telene of Downingtown, PA wife of James Shada
8 Great Grandchildren
A viewing for the Immediate Family will be held 9-10AM Tuesday in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for the Public at 10:30AM Tuesday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church 336 N 4th St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Whitehall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Life Choice Hospice 10 Zions Church Rd Suite 204 Shoemakersville, PA 19555.