Allentown Obituaries

Allentown Obituaries

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown 

    Lehigh County coroner seeking next of kin

    The Lehigh County Coroner's Office is looking for the next of kin for an Allentown woman, who died Wednesday. The coroner reports that 90-year-old Catherine Ksepka died in her home in the 100 block of West Lexington Street Wednesday afternoon.


  • Monday Feb 1 | via RollingStone 

    Def Leppard Postpone Winter Tour Due to Illness

    Def Leppard postponed the remainder of their North American tour this month "due to illness" related to Joe Elliott's throat Def Leppard postponed the remainder of their North American tour this month "due to illness," the band's official site announced Monday. The affected dates run from a February 2nd gig in San Antonio through their February 17th concert in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


  • Monday Feb 1 | via Pocono Record 

    Leo A. Achterman Jr.

    Leo A. Achterman Jr., 88, of Stroudsburg, passed away on Jan. 31, 2016, at his home residence. He was the husband of Jeanne Achterman.


  • Thursday Jan 28 | via 

    Helen J. Przebieglec of North Arlington dies at age 85

    Mrs. Przebieglec was the beloved wife of Alfons A., the cherished mother of Jeffrey M. Pryblick and his wife, Cathy, of North Arlington, and Gary M. Pryblick and his wife, Judy, of Allentown, Pa., the adored grandmother of Kristin Tiedemann, Michelle Mazur, and Ally and Adam Pryblick, the great grandmother of Brooke Tiedemann, the dear sister of the late Ann Moran, Irene Krouchick, Mary Hughes and Margaret Szymanowski, and the loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. Family and friends were received on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Parow Funeral Home, 185 Ridge Rd., North Arlington.


  • Thursday Jan 28 | via The Review 

    Jeralee K. Washington

    Jeralee was a graduate of Alliance High School, employed at Teledyne Monarch for 17 years and had also worked in the health care and day care fields. Survivors include her children, Rodney Washington of Canton, Charles Williams of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Chance Young and Lance Johnson, both of Alliance; 17 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Roderick Washington of Alliance; sister, Jan Hilson of Steubenville; and a host of nieces and nephews.


  • Wednesday Jan 27 | via 

    Allentown man's death is storm-related, coroner says

    A 55-year-old Allentown man who was sitting in his running vehicle while attempting to clear snow from it was overcome early Sunday morning by exhaust fumes and later died, Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim reports. The accidental death of Michael May, of 1213 W. Woodlawn St., was caused by carbon monoxide poisoning, Grim said.


  • Monday Jan 25 | via 

    Man who died after snow shoveling had been helping s...

    Cesar Bourdon, 54, of Allentown, died Saturday night at his home in the 800 block of Jackson Street. Authorities say he collapsed after shoveling snow.


  • Monday Jan 18 | via The Morning Call 

    Glenn Frey of The Eagles dead at 67; had family ties...

    Glenn Frey of The Eagles dead at 67; had family ties to L.V., shows helped open Sands Center and PPL Center Glenn Frey, one of the founders and lead singers of seminal country rock band The Eagles who died Monday, had strong ties to the Lehigh Valley, where his father was raised and where he still had extended family. Frey made reference to his area ties when he played one of his last solo shows ever at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in 2012, and again when The Eagles were the first act to play Allentown's new PPL Center.


  • Jan 11, 2016 | via 

    Man shot to death was wanted in robbery and sex assault

    The Easton man who died Sunday night after being found with gunshot wounds in an Allentown grocery store parking lot was wanted in a 2009 Bethlehem Township robbery and sexual assault, court papers say. Chonce R. Acey, 28, of the 1400 block of Washington Street, was pronounced dead at 9 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salsibury Township after being found mortally wounded at 8:22 p.m. at 401 Tilghman St., the Lehigh County Coroner's Office reports.


  • Jan 8, 2016 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown 

    Community gathers to remember Jayliel Vega

    "He liked music, he liked the swing, he liked the phones and he liked the tablet a lot," said Yelitza Batista, Jayliel's mom. Jayliel's tablet was found in the Lehigh Canal on Saturday, shortly before the his body was recovered from the same location.


  • Jan 7, 2016 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown 

    Community prepares to say goodbye to Jayliel Vega on...

    Family and friends are preparing to say their final goodbyes to 5-year-old Jayliel Vega. This was a story that pulled on heartstrings here in the community, all across the country, and even the world.


  • Jan 5, 2016 | via WFMZ 

    Viewing to be held Friday for 5-year-old found dead ...

    Services will be held this Friday for the five-year-old Allentown boy who was found dead in the Lehigh Canal after missing for more than day. A viewing for Jayliel Vega Batista will be held from 2 until 7 p.m. at Calvary Temple, located at 3436 Winchester Road in Allentown.


  • Jan 4, 2016 | via NBC Philadelphia 

    Autopsy Results Pending for 5-Year-Old Boy

    "The cause and manner of death is pending the completion of the investigation and forensic testing," Grim wrote in a release. "However, I feel it is important to report that there was no injury to the child.


  • Jan 3, 2016 | via CBS News 

    Coroner: Body of 5-year-old boy with autism found in...

    Five-year-old Jayliel Vega Batista, who has autism, disappeared from a New Year's Eve party in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Dec. 31, 2015. ALLENTOWN, Pa .


  • Jan 3, 2016 | via WHAS11 

    Body of 5-year-old with autism found in canal

    The body of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy with autism was found in a canal about a quarter mile from a relative's home. Body of 5-year-old with autism found in canal The body of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy with autism was found in a canal about a quarter mile from a relative's home.


  • Jan 2, 2016 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg 

    Body of missing autistic boy found in Pennsylvania

    Authorities in Pennsylvania announced Saturday that the body of a missing 5-year-old autistic boy has been recovered after he went missing during a New Year's Eve party. Body of missing autistic boy found in Pennsylvania ALLENTOWN, Pa.


  • Jan 2, 2016 | via 

    Tragic end to search for autistic 5-year-old in Alle...

    A press conference was held at 5:30 Saturday evening to discuss findings in the missing child search in Allentown. An autistic 5-year-old from Allentown went missing late in the night of Dec. 31, 2015, in the city's East Side.