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Mary Legath

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary Legath, 95, formerly of Northampton and Whitehall, died Nov. 21, 2019, in Valparaiso, Ind., where she was residing. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Legath.

Born in Slatington, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Kish) Bendekovits.

She worked in the garment industry for 30 years at DeVille Blouse Company.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton, and of St. Paul Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.

She is survived by a son, Richard Burbes and his wife Cynthia; two grandchildren, Jennifer Pumphrey and her husband Daniel and Kyle Burbes and his wife Melissa; two great-grandchildren, Nolan and Bennett; a sister, Anna Markovic of Bethlehem; and a cousin, Theresa Schwartz.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Angela Boden and Agnes Bechtel.

A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Dec. 7 at Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Northampton.

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