Anthony Louis Tagg, 91, of Allentown, passed away January 7, 2021. He was the loving husband of the late Jeanne M. (Sorenson) Tagg. Born in Metuchen, NJ he was the son of the late Louis and Margaret (Branca) Tagliaboschi. He served in the U.S. Army during Korea. Tony retired as an Engineer for Exxon Mobil. Tony was of the Catholic faith. He was a lifetime member of Clinton First Aid Squad. Tony was very active in Boy Scouts for over 50 years and received the Silver Beaver award.
Survivors: sons- Bruce Tagg and wife Sandi, David Tagg and wife Kim; grandchildren- Justin, Megan and Britt; great granddaughter- Samantha; brother-in-law- Harry and wife Doreen; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings- Alfred Tagliaboschi and Gloria Aglitz.
Services will be held at a later date care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.
Nicholas Tomasini, 92, Korean War Veteran and Bronze Star Recipient of the 7th Division Corps of Army Engineers, died peacefully on January 5th, 2021 with his loved ones surrounding him at his bedside. He is survived by his spouse, Marina, son John, daughter Nora and husband Todd Miller and grandchildren Ryan and Emily Miller and his sister Domenica Biribin.
A resident of Allentown, PA and previously of Sparta, NJ, he has lived in Allentown since 1999. Nicholas was a Star Athlete for Emerson High School in Union City, NJ excelling in three sports among them being basketball, football and baseball and was inducted in the school’s Hall of Fame.
Nicholas began his career as a factory worker for Maxwell House in Hoboken, NJ and retired with the company in 1988.
A Calling time will be held Saturday, January 9th 9:30-10:30AM with a Service to follow at 10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will be Private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Nicholas’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Joseph Trinkle, Sr.
Joseph C. Trinkle Sr., 87, of Allentown, PA passed away peacefully on October 20th, 2019 at Mon Valley Care Center in Monongahela, PA surrounded by his daughter Joan and two of his grandchildren, Sarah and Makensie. Joseph was born in Allentown and was the son of the late Joseph and Johanna Trinkle. He was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, class of 1949. After high school, he went to work for Queen City Poultry. He was the owner and operator of Trinkle’s Meat Market in South Bethlehem with his late wife, Dolores (Harsch) Trinkle from 1960-1983; when he retired. Following retirement, he went to work for Schwerman Trucking, driving a cement truck. This was one of Joe’s dream jobs. Joseph was a member of Saint John the Baptist Church of Allentown, where he was a lector, Eucharistic minister, and a volunteer groundskeeper. Also, a member of Saint John the Baptist in Whitehall. Joe was also an avid skier and tennis player.
Survivors, daughters Diane, wife of George T. Cramsey of Allentown, Joan, wife of Dr. John Holets of Monongahela, and son, Joseph Jr., wife Susan, of Allentown. Two step-sons, Jerome, wife Linda and Joseph, wife Carol. Grandchildren, Sarah, Nicholas, Molly, Joshua, Cassandra, Makensie, and Mercedes. Step-Grandchildren, Jason and Dana. Great- Grandchildren, Emmy, Salome, Anna, and Lina. Proceeding in death is his second wife, Josephine Trinkle, and sister, Sister Helen Trinkle, of Sisters of the Holy Redeemer in Huntingdon Valley, PA.
A viewing will be held on Saturday, October 26th 10:30AM- 12:15PM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1PM on Saturday in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer in care of Sister Ellen Marvel at 1600 Huntingdon Pike Meadowbrook, PA 19046.
Thanks to Mon Valley Care Center, ViaQuest Hospice, and Mon Valley EMS for making it possible for Joseph C. Trinkle to be transported to Mon Valley Care Center. Special thanks to Atty. Shannon Smith & Tim and Atty. David Roth.
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.