Northampton Press

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Stephen P. Radakovits

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Northampton councilman

Stephen P. Radakovits, 92, of Northampton, died Nov. 7, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, In-Patient Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Mary (Wolf) Radakovits.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Orban) Radakovits.

He was in the 71st Infantry Division, European theater, during World War II.

He worked for General Supply Company for 32 years. He was manager of the Coplay and Phillipsburg, N.J. offices, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, Catasauqua.

He was a former commander and adjunct of the Catholic War Veterans. He was a past president of the Northampton Borough Council, a member of the Northampton Municipal Water Authority and of the zoning hearing board.

He was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Society, Northampton Liederkranz and Alliance Fire Company. He was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, Northampton County, and for Lutheran services of Topton.

He is survived by a son, Stephen L. and his wife Lea of Northampton; a daughter, Mary of Catasauqua; two granddaughters, Anne Radakovits of Catasauqua and Catherine and her husband Adam Sikora of Northampton.

Contributions may be made to the church, 1324 Newport Ave., Northampton, or to Wills Eye Hospital, c/o the funeral home, 326 E. 21st St., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc.