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Edward J Holaska

September 7, 1950 April 18, 2017
Edward J Holaska
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Edward J. Holaska, 66, of Catasauqua, died on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Gale (Erney) Holaska. Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Paul T. and Dorothy B. (Farley) Holaska.

He was employed as an operating engineer for Agere for over 32 years and was also a school bus driver for over 12 years. He was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church, N. Catasauqua.

He was a former Catasauqua Borough council member, a member of the Catasauqua American Legion Post #215 and founder of the Catasauqua Chapter of the American Legion Riders, a volunteer for the Catasauqua Fire Co. for over 50 years, a member of the Southwark Fire Co. Social Club, and a lifetime member of the Fullerton Fire Co. #1 Social Club.

He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, daughters Alicia wife of Steven Hagenbuch of Allentown and Annette wife of Kenny Funk of Catasauqua, stepson Sean and wife Anne Erney of Northampton, brother Paul and wife Dorothy Holaska of N. Catasauqua, and grandchildren Paige, Gavin and Lila. He was predeceased by a sister Dorothy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00AM Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at St. John Fisher Catholic Church 1229 3rd St. N. Catasauqua. A viewing will be held 7-8:30PM Friday April 21st and 8:30-9:30AM Saturday at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut Street Catasauqua, Pa. 18032. Contributions can be made to the Catasauqua American Legion Post #215, 330 2nd St. Catasauqua, PA 18032 .

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

21

Apr

7:00 PM 4/21/2017 7:00:00 PM - 8:30 PM 4/21/2017 8:30:00 PM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.

234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.
234 Walnut Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

22

Apr

8:30 AM 4/22/2017 8:30:00 AM - 9:30 AM 4/22/2017 9:30:00 AM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.

234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.
234 Walnut Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Apr

10:00 AM 4/22/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. John Fisher Catholic Church

1229 Third Street
N. Catasauqua, Pa 18032

St. John Fisher Catholic Church
1229 Third Street N. Catasauqua 18032 Pa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Andrew's Holy Resurrection Final Resting Place

Hunter Street and Calvary Street
N. Catasauqua, Pa 18032

Hunter Street and Calvary Street N. Catasauqua 18032 Pa
United States
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