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Zolton J. Kortvely
Zolton J. Kortvely, of Wescosville, passed away on May 21, 2013 at the age of 85. He was born in Allentown to the late Joseph and Bertha (Deak) Kortvely and had been married for 60 years, this past October, to Joanne (McKee). He attended Allentown High School, Class of 1945, and then served with the Coast Guard and the Army, as a Tank Commander, achieving the rank of Sergeant. He obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, in 1959. Zolton was a project planner for research and development with Lucent Technologies, working there from 1959 until he retired in 1987. He continued working as a realtor after retirement. He was the author of two books, a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, the VFW in Macungie, a wine tasting society, and the Pioneers. His hobbies were bowling, golfing, and making wine. He was predeceased by his brother, William; and sisters, Elizabeth and Margaret. Survivors: He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, Joanne; son, Scott Kortvely and wife, Irene Kuehn, their children, Bryce Kortvely, Carlos and wife, Laurissa Cardenas, and Brian Kuehn; son, John and wife, Linda Kortvely; daughter, Nancy Schrader and children, Alex and wife, Jill Schrader, and Stephanie Schrader. Services: A calling will be held on Friday, May 24, starting at 10 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., both at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Allentown. www.weberfuneralhomes.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, please give to the , Wounded Warriors, or the National MS Society.
Published in Morning Call on May 23, 2013
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