Stephanie H. (Drinka) Truchan, 89, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2019 in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Fountain Hill. She was the loving wife of 59 years to the late Michael Truchan. Born in Perth Amboy, NJ she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Catherine (Gach) Drinka. Stephanie was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, their choir, and ladies auxiliary. Alongside her husband, she was also a former member of the Perth Amboy Volunteer Fire Co. in their Ladies Auxiliary. Her kind and loving heart will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Survivors: son, Michael and his wife, Kay Truchan; granddaughters, Mary-Rebecca and Jennifer Truchan; sister, Catherine DeWorth; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister- Elizabeth Jankovich.
A viewing will be held Monday, May 6th 7-9PM with a Parastas at 8:30PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held Tuesday, May 7th 9-10AM with a Service at 10AM in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Stephanie’s memory to St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church or to Cedarbrook Nursing Home- FH Resident’s Activity Fund. Donations can be mailed to the funeral home for collection.
Stella Toth, 94, passed away April 4, 2019 at Fellowship Terrace, Whitehall. She was the widow of Joseph Toth, who died in 2005. Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Evaschuk) Boshko. Stella was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Allentown, St. Mary’s Ladies Auxiliary and St. Mary’s Seniors. She was also a member of Air Force Mothers of the Lehigh Valley and a volunteer for Sacred Heart Hospital.
Survivors: Daughter, Joanne and her husband Ken Hutcheson of Peoria, AZ; Son, Thomas Toth of Whitehall, PA; Grandsons, Kurt Shotzberger and his partner Heather Carroll of Las Vegas, NV and Sean Shotzberger of Scottsdale, AZ. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and their families. She was predeceased by brothers, Stephen and Michael Boshko and sisters, Olga Boshko, Ann Budinetz, Mary Penchishen and Jennie Krause.
The family would like to thank the staff at Fellowship Community, Compassionate Care Hospice and a special friend Denise Keiper for their tender loving care.
A viewing will be held Friday, April 12th 9:30-10:30AM with a Service at 10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Whitehall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Stella’s memory to Fellowship Community or to Compassionate Care Hospice directly or through the funeral home.
Heather R. Transue, 30, of Nazareth, passed away November 20, 2016. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Bruce Transue and Sally (Eshleman) Groff. Heather worked previously for Moravian Village.
Survivors: Parents- Bruce Transue and wife Dawn, Sally and husband David Groff; Grandparents- Earl and Lois Eshleman; Sisters- Michelle and Melissa Transue; Aunts and Uncles.
A graveside service will be held Saturday 11AM in Fairmount Cemetery 117 Belvidere Rd Phillipsburg, NJ.
Contributions can be made in Heather’s memory to the Center for Animal Health and Welfare c/o Kohut Funeral Home, Inc
Cecelia A. Tomcho
Cecelia A. (Sabol) Tomcho, 93, of Whitehall, passed away in her home on October 10, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Tomcho Sr. They were married for 59 years. Born in Hazelton, she was the youngest daughter of the late Michael and Veronica (Bell) Sabol. Cecelia was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church. She was also a member of the parents committee of ARC of Lehigh and Northampton Counties.
Son- Joseph M. Tomcho; Daughter- Pamela Neff; Grandsons- Brian Molinatti and Jeremy Neff; Great Grandchildren- Michael and Meghan Molinatti. She was predeceased by her parents, daughter- Anita Molinatti, brothers- John, Edward and George Sabol, and sisters- Veronica Schadder, Margaret Brioc, Mary Sundra, Anna Martonick, Helen Hnat, and Cecilia Sabol.
A viewing will be held on Friday 9-10:45AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11AM; both at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave Whitehall, PA 18052. Burial to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, 1700 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18103.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the ARC of Lehigh and Northampton Counties and/or St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Anthony L. Tkach, 85, of Bath, passed away Sept. 10, 2016. He was the loving husband of the late Gloria Ann (Sopper) Tkach. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Anna (Fedor) and Michael Tkach. Anthony served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church. Anthony retired as a truck salesman working for Bethlehem Ford and Emmaus Ford. He and his wife then traveled to local fairs with their concession stands, once known as T&G Concessions. Anthony enjoyed car shows and meeting with his friends.
Children- Terry Boyer and companion Gordan Kocher of Bethlehem, Michael and wife Cathy Tkach of Mt. Carmel, Carol and husband Martin Yuhas of Bethlehem, Frances and husband Carl Crawford of Chesapeake, VA; 8 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren. He was predeceased by his grandsons- Edward Tkach and Jonathan Yuhas.
A calling time will be held Wednesday 9-10 AM with a Memorial Service at 10 AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown. Burial to follow in Holy Saviour Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Anthony’s memory to Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.
Victoria J. (Niedermeyer) Terplan, 68, of Whitehall, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Myra (Smith) Niedermeyer. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Victoria worked for JcPenny Dept. Store for 14 years, where she most recently worked in the home department. She was a very loving woman and she will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
Children- Linda M. Neri of Palmerton
Joseph M. Terplan of Coplay
Granddaughter- Alexis Neri of Palmerton
Siblings- Richard Niedermeyer and wife Helen of Northampton
Helen Yeager of Coopersburg
Walter Niedermeyer and wife Mary Ann of Slatington
She was predeceased by her son- Kenneth M. Terplan and brother- John Niedermeyer.
A viewing will be held on Thursday 6-8PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. A viewing will be held on Friday 10-10:45AM in Immaculate Conception Church 501 Ridge Ave Allentown with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11AM. Burial to follow in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Flowers can be sent to the funeral home or monetary donations can be made in Victoria’s name to the American Cancer Society 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170 Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Florian “Mark” M. Talianek, 77, of New Tripoli, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013. He was the loving husband of 57 years to Kathryn A. (Hoch) Talianek and a devoted father of 4 children. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Florian and Mary (Osika) Talianek. Mark owned and operated Mark and Ray’s TV. His hobby was being an amateur photographer.
Wife- Kathryn A. Talianek
Children- Dr. Mary Anne Wright wife of David of New Tripoli
Michael of Allentown
Christopher husband of Tina of North Whitehall
Trisha Brinley of New Tripoli
4 Great Grandchildren
Brother- Joseph of Allentown
A calling time will be held Thursday 8:30-9:300AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Thursday at 10:00AM in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 1046 W. Cedar Street, Allentown, PA 18102. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Cemetery, Allentown.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to:
Lewy Body Dementia Association
912 Killian Hill Road, S.W.
Lilburn, GA 30047
Carol Ann Tichy
Carol Ann Tichy, 63, of Allentown, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Ida (Szalachowski) Tichy. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown.
Brother- John and his wife Joanne Tichy of FL
Nephew- Christopher Tichy of FL
A graveside service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.