Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Francesca Elaine Kostalis, OLPH church member

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Francesca Elaine Kostalis, 79, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 8, 2017. Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Gizella (Korpics) Fazio.

She worked for the former Western Electric for 30 years until she retired. She was then a crossing guard at Spring Garden and Linden streets for more than 15 years.

She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help R. C. Church where she was an usher, attended Bible study group gatherings and was a member of the seniors group.

She was a 35 year volunteer for Musikfest and an original volunteer for Zollner Arts Center.

She is survived by a son, Michael T. and his wife Diane of Palmer Township; two brothers, Jules Perschy and Pete Fazio; two sisters, Dorothy Perschy and Sandy Fazio; and two grandchildren, Michael J. and Amanda M. Kostalis.

She was predeceased by a brother, James; and a sister, Dolores.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o the funeral home, 527 Center St., Bethlehem.

Arrangements were made by James Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.