Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church
1140 Johnston Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017

Elsie Hrichak

January 6, 1922 - January 19, 2023

 

Elsie Hrichak, formerly of Freemansburg, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Peter Hrichak for 50 years until his death in 1996. Elsie was born in Bethlehem and was the daughter of the late Karl and Fannie (Makary) Kranyecz. She was a faithful member of Saints Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Elsie worked as a seamstress for Laros and Surefit, then becoming a housewife. She served as judge of elections in Freemansburg for 50 years. Elsie was devoted to her beloved family for 101 years.

Survivoring are her sons: Robert (Diane) Hrichak of Freemansburg, David (Cathy) Hrichak of Freemansburg, Jeffrey (Gail) Hrichak of Goose Creek, SC; daughter-in-law: Paula Hrichak of Easton; grandchildren: Jon (Tammy) Hrichak, Michael Hrichak, Christine Hrichak (James McAndrew), Lindsey (Danny) Lima, Carissa Hrichak (Patrick McEvoy), Jeffrey (Sierra) Hrichak, Timothy Hrichak; 3 great grandchildren, including Abigail Hrichak. She was predeceased by her son: Peter J. Hrichak; siblings: Steve Kronitz, Annie Herczeg, Fannie Moyzan, Theresa Lambrinakis, Irene Wadolny, Frank Kranyecz.

Family and friends are invited to a viewing 9:30-10:30am, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at the Connell Funeral Home, Inc. 245 East Broad Street-Bethlehem followed by a Divine Liturgy at 11:00am at Saints Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, 1140 Johnston Drive-Bethlehem. The Entombment will conclude services at Grandview Cemetery-Allentown.   Contributions may be made to her church, Saints Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem.


Andrew Slivko

August 25, 1954 - July 28, 2021

Andrew John Slivko, 66, of Bethlehem, died on July 28, 2021.

was born August 25, 1954, son of the late Andrew and Irene (Kereczman) Slivko.

Andrew will be remembered for enjoying the simpler things in life, like walking his dog,

chatting with the secretaries at the Bethlehem Education Center,

or finding true bargains at the Dollar Store.

He loved to do word searches and collect and read books

, especially those relating to history.

Andrew proudly served in the US Navy as a Seabee.

He retired from Just Born after 26 years.

Andrew was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church

where he helped to make pierogies, assisted in all aspects of

baking, and enjoyed selling parish goods to both family and friends.

He will be dearly missed by his sister, Mary Ellen Nelson (Gerald); Godfather, Michael Slivko; numerous cousins and friends, as well as his pampered Pomeranian, Princess.

Christian Burial with Divine Liturgy was held Monday, August 2, 2021 at Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem PA.

Burial with military honors followed at Union Cemetery of Hellertown.

In lieu of flowers,

memorial contributions may be made to

Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church and/or

The Center for Animal Health and Welfare, 1165 Island Park Rd. Easton, PA 18042.

As Andrew was such a kind and gentle soul,

in his memory do an act of kindness and be generous unto others.


Julia Molnar

14 June 1931 -- 26 January 2020

 

Julia Molnar, 88, of Bethlehem,

died surrounded by her loving family on January 26, 2020.

She was born in Oneida, PA on June 14, 1931;

the daughter of the late John and Ella (Washko) Mikitka.

Julia was preceded in death by

her devoted husband of 52 years,

Michael L. Molnar.

Julia previously worked as a secretary for City Motors in Bethlehem.

She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church.

She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered

by her daughter, Sandra Pascoe;

grandchildren, Barry Pascoe and wife, Tara;

and Michelle Kirby and husband, Ben;

as well as her great grandchildren, Everett Pascoe and Kaylee Kirby.

Julia was predeceased by her

grandson, Bryan Pascoe;

son-in-law, Ralph Pascoe;

sisters, Helen Kereczman, and Marie Petro;

and brothers, John, Peter, Michael, Joseph, and James Mitkitka.

 

Christian Burial and Divine Liturgy was held at

SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem, PA. 

Interment was in Holy Saviour Cemetery.




Irene Micklo

Irene Micklo, 92, of Bethlehem,

passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020,

in Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg

 

She was the wife of the late Joseph Micklo, who died in 1993

 

Born in Lansford, PA she was the daughter of the

late Michael and Anna (Zvisdak) Manjack

 

Irene was a member of

SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem, PA

 

She is survived by a daughter, Teresa M. Gerstenberg of Bethlehem.

 

Christian Burial and Divine Liturgy was held at

SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Bethlehem, PA. 

Interment was in Holy Saviour Cemetery.

 

Memorial donations may be sent

to SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church

1140 Johnston Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

SERVICE SCHEDULE

Monday, May 27
MEMORIAL DAY CEMETERY SERVICES
(Weather Permitting) 
9:00 a.m.  Saints Peter & Paul, Alpha NJ
10:00 a.m. - Holy Savior, Bethlehem, PA
11:00 a.m. - Saint Michael, Whitehall, PA

Tuesday, May 28
BISHOP NICETAS
9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ Bethlehem PA - In Church Only