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John H. Marakovitz

July 2, 1923 October 4, 2018
John H. Marakovitz
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Obituary for John H. Marakovitz

John H. Marakovitz, 95 years, formerly of Coplay, died Thursday October 4th, 2018 at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of the late Catherine A. (Breitfeller) Marakovitz. Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late John J. and Mary (Stubits) Marakovits.

John was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Coplay. He was employed by the former Bethlehem Steel as a welder & fitter for 42 years before retiring in 1987. He was also a passionate Electrolux salesman until the age of 90, often lovingly referred to as “Mr. Marakolux” or “Mr. Electrovitz”.

John was an Army veteran of WWII, serving as Staff Sergeant. He received a Bronze Star Medal with the 324th Infantry and was also a member of the Coplay American Legion Post #426.

Survivors include a son Michael of Poughkeepsie, NY, a daughter Monica, wife of Theodore N. Halkias of Bath, brothers Joseph and his wife Cindy of Bethlehem and James and his wife Carol of Northampton, sisters Anna Feichtel of Northampton and Theresa, wife of Gary Renner of Northampton, granddaughters Rachel and Natalie, and a great grandson Ivan. He was predeceased by a brother Stephen and sisters Helen Keeney and Mary Schwartz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday October 9th, 2018 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church 4 S. 5th St. Coplay, PA 18037. There will be a viewing from 8:30-10am on Tuesday at Brubaker Funeral Home Inc. 327 Chestnut St. Coplay, PA 18037. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the church.

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Visitation

Tuesday

9

Oct

8:30 AM 10/9/2018 8:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 10/9/2018 10:00:00 AM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. - Coplay

327 Chestnut Street
Coplay, PA 18037

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. - Coplay
327 Chestnut Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Service

Tuesday

9

Oct

10:30 AM 10/9/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
4 S. 5th Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hokendauqua St. and St, Peters
Whitehall, PA 18052

Hokendauqua St. and St, Peters Whitehall 18052 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037
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