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John L. Vrabel John L. Vrabel

John L. Vrabel

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

John L. Vrabel, 88, of Whitehall, died June 5, 2019, at Luther Crest, Allentown. He was the husband of Kathryn B. (Vavrick) for 66 years.

Born in Hanover Township, he was a son of the late Stephen and Anna (Dursa) Vrabel.

He was a 1952 graduate of Penn State.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was a distribution engineer at PP&L for 37 years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles; and of the Holy Name Society.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by seven sons, John and his wife Debra, David and his wife Cindy, Richard and his wife Kathleen, James and his wife MiRan, Matthew, Mark and his wife Maria and Paul and his wife Carolyn; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Robert.

Contributions may be made to the church, c/o the funeral home, 362 E. 21st St., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc.