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John W. Illigash Jr. John W. Illigash Jr.

John W. Illigash Jr.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

John “Jack” W. Illigash Jr., 69, of Coplay and formerly of Catasauqua, died June 29, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Carole L. (Mushlitz) Illigash for 46 years.

He was a son of the late John W. Sr. and Esther H. (Haftl) Illigash.

He was a graduate of Catasauqua High School.

He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1969 during the Vietnam War.

He was a foreman with Iron Workers Union Local 36, Easton, until he retired after working for many years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Chad; a daughter, Jodi and her husband Mark Moyer; a son, Jim and his wife Karli; a sister, Sandra Schiffer and David; four grandchildren, Rylee and Aiden Moyer and Colin and Quinn Illigash; a niece; and a nephew.

He was predeceased by a brother, James P. Illigash.

Contributions may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD, 20910.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.