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Vivienne J. Scarbo

June 22, 1922 September 21, 2021
Vivienne J. Scarbo
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Vivienne J. Scarbo, 99, formerly of North Catasauqua, died peacefully Tuesday September 21, 2021 at her residence at Holy Family Manor in Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Andrew D. Scarbo. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Cyrus and Ida (Korn) Stein.

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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Visitation

Tuesday

28

Sep

9:30 AM 9/28/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/28/2021 10:30:00 AM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.

234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

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

Service

Tuesday

28

Sep

11:00 AM 9/28/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/28/2021 12:00:00 PM
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

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Manor

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