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Stephen “Honey” S. Spaits

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former Whitehall building inspector

Stephen “Honey” S. Spaits, 92, of Whitehall, died May 28, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of the late Josephine A. (Spanitz) Spaits.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Smogyi) Spaits.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a lifelong bricklayer. He was a building inspector for Whitehall Township for 17 years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles.

He is survived by a daughter, Colleen M. Tomline; a son, Vincent S.; three grandchildren, Randie Stewart, Corinna Tomline and Jarad Tomline; two sisters, Anna Bright and Margaret Penunzi; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by two sons, Theodore “Ted” Spaits and Stephen “Buddy” Tomline.

Contributions may be made to the Lehigh Valley Stocking Association or Peaceable Kingdom.

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