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Edward Joseph Lacko Edward Joseph Lacko

Edward Joseph Lacko

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Edward Joseph Lacko, 85, of Bethlehem and formerly of Walnutport, died Nov. 26, 2018. He was the husband of Virginia (Rice) Lacko for 59 years.

Born in Lehigh Township, he was a son of the late Martin and Frances (Vlossak) Lacko.

He was a Palmerton High School graduate.

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

He was an iron worker for Local 420, formerly Local 36, for more than 40 years.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Walnutport.

He was a member of American Legion Post 899, Danielsville.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Edward J. Jr. and his wife Lisa; two daughters, Jennifer and her husband Tony Stankavage and Vicki Landis; four grandchildren, Nicholas, Alexander, Cassandra and Blake; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by six siblings; and a son-in-law, Terry.

Contributions may be made to the St. Nicholas food bank, 4412 Mountain View Drive, Walnutport, 18088; or to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., suite 100, Allentown, 18103.

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