John Paul Vorholy, 86, of Bethlehem, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Mary (Malik) and Michael Vorholy. John was a graduate of Allentown High School. He retired in 1996 from Durkee Foods in Bethlehem which is where he worked for over 30 years. He also was co-owner of the Clearfield Hotel in Bushkill Township from 1972 to 1981. After retiring, he delivered the Wall Street Journal to the Lehigh Valley as a part time job.
In his free time, John enjoyed golfing, following Notre Dame athletics, and listening to music, most notably, Frank Sinatra. He had an avid love of photography and videography. He also devoted so much of his time traveling and attending his daughters' sporting events when they were in high school and college.
He is survived by his daughter, Juliana and close friend Maryanne; step-daughters, Cyndi Brauzer, Beth Ann Porter, Robin Stettler and Karen Schoeneberger; sister Marie Russoli and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter- Johnene Vorholy-Argus and brothers- Michael and Joseph Vorholy.
Calling time will be held Friday 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
John would like that the next time you have a drink to make a toast in his memory and believe the best is yet to come.
George J. Vasko
George J. Vasko, 90, of Allentown, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 3, 2012 after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Frances H. (Pinchek) Beruta Vasko. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Kocis) Vasko. He retired from Bethlehem Steel in 1961 after 21 years of service. George was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. He was a life member of the Mora Club, the Grover Cleveland Democratic Club, the Washington Republican Club, and St. Bernard’s Beneficial Society. He will be missed by all, including his beloved dog Maxie.
Survivors: Son- Thomas Vasko of Manchester, CT Daughters- Carol Vasko of Riverside, PA Karen and husband Benjamin Toczek of Riverside, PA Brother- Joseph Vasko of Bethlehem Sister- Anna Pelizoto of Bethlehem He was predeceased by sisters Margaret Lambert and Mary Rogan and brothers John and Stephen Vasko.
A viewing will be held on Monday 9-10AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown PA 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N. Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
Anna H. (Sutjak) Valent, 97, of Allentown, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 in Fellowship Manor. She was the wife of the late John M. Valent. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Zanko) and Joseph F. Sutjak, Sr. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church and a founding member of the St. Johns Auxiliary.
Sons- Robert M. and wife Sandra of West Palm Beach, FL
John J. and wife Jean of Slatington
Daughter- Paulette and husband Donald Miller of Orefield
Brother- Joseph Sutjak Jr. of Allentown
Sister- Johanna Mondschein of Coplay
8 Great Grandchildren
She was predeceased by her sister Rose Fraind and John Sutjak.
A viewing will be held on Thursday 9:30-10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N Front St. Allentown 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church 924 N Front St. Allentown 18102. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Anna’s memory to the church care of Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.