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John O. Erdosy

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

NASD sports coach

John O. Erdosy, 67, of Lehighton, died Dec. 3, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Dale S. (Sakers) Erdosy.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Albert and Dorothy (Buckeye) Erdosy.

He was a 1964 graduate of Northampton High School, where "Sparkles" set records in baseball (most stolen bases) and football. He earned a bachelor's degree in physical education at West Chester College.

He was a health and physical education teacher for Northampton Area School District. He was a football, track, tennis and gymnastic coach.

He was a member of Blue Mountain Community Church, Palmerton.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Heather of Bethlehem; a son, Michael and his wife Rebecca of Folsom, Calif.; a sister, Carol Marton of Northampton; a brother, Al Erdosy of Allentown; cousins; nieces; and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the church for a family in need, 25 Oak St., Palmerton, 18071.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.