Celebrating the life of Vivienne J. Scarbo
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Vivienne was a lifelong member of the former St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church and St. John Fisher Catholic Church of North Catasauqua. She was a 1939 graduate of Allentown High School and a 1943 graduate of the Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Allentown. Vivienne was a WWII veteran serving in the European Theater in the Army Nurse Corps as a 1st Lieutenant. After the war she worked for Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown as a Registered Nurse in the OR and in general duty from 1945-1954. She then served as the Lehigh County Public Health Officer from 1954-1957. In 1964 she went to work for Dr. Kenneth Harvey of Catasauqua until her retirement in 1985.
Vivienne was the past health officer of North Catasauqua and the past president of the Women Veterans of Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Catasauqua American Legion Post #215. Vivienne was the recipient of the Most Distinguished Award for Meritorious Service Reflecting the Highest Ideals of the U.S. Armed Services presented by Lehigh County, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Office of Veterans Affairs. Vivienne was the past president of the Willow Brook Ladies Golf League and was a Brownie Leader in Allentown.
Above all she was very family oriented, and she will be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Surviving are her daughters Linda Walsh and husband Paul, and Patricia Lower and husband Rich Wachter; grandchildren Adam Walsh, Ryan Walsh, Regan Linville, Jeneile Guelich, and Kyle Beahm; great grandchildren Jackson Walsh, Anna Walsh, Katherine Walsh, Margaret Walsh, Andrew Walsh, Henry Walsh, Peter Walsh, Eliana Linville, Landon Beahm and Cora Beahm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am Tuesday September 28, 2021, at St. John Fisher Church, 1239 3rd St. N. Catasauqua, PA 18032. Her viewing will be from 9:30-10:30am Tuesday at Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, PA 18032. In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to Holy Family Manor 1200 Spring St, Bethlehem, Pa.
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234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032
1229 Third Street
N. Catasauqua, Pa 18032