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Victor J. Yanega
Victor J. Yanega, 81, died on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at his home in Bethlehem. He was born May 2, 1932 in Lansford, PA, son of the late Victor J. and Anna Yanega. Victor is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia (Keenan) Yanega. Victor was a graduate of Lansford High School. He proudly served in the US Coast Guard during the Korean War. In 1959, Victor graduated from Drexel University. He retired after a 35-year career as an electrical engineer with Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent. He was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem. He was a member of the Stafore Mens Golf Group, he enjoyed traveling with his wife, spending time in Florida during the winter, and he loved being with his grandchildren. Survivors: Victor will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Patricia; sons, Victor and his wife, Leah, of Anacortes, WA; Joseph B. and his wife, Linda, of Bethlehem, and Timothy and his wife, Jane, of Center Valley; as well as his six grandchildren, Joshua, Allyson, Sarah, Andrew, Macy, and Zoe; a sister, Jane Kracom of Tresckow, PA; and his brother, Robert and his wife, Judy, of Zionsville, PA. Victor was preceded in death by his brother, William. Services: A visitation will be held at The Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2013. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Church of Notre Dame of Bethlehem, 1861 Catasauqua Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18018 on Monday, July 15, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at Holy Saviour Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.connellfuneral.com. Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of St. Lukes c/o Development, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015 and/or , 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Published in Morning Call on July 12, 2013
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