Bethlehem Press

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Louise Dolores Rybak, late State Representative’s widow

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Louise Dolores Rybak, 89, of Bethlehem, died March 31, 2018, at her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Kotlick) Golab. She was the wife of the late William C. Rybak, Esquire, for 48 years.

She was a graduate of Liberty High School and St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a nurse anesthetist at St. Luke’s Hospital earlier in her life.

She was a longtime member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church, where she was active with the Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by five children, Mary and her husband of Ronald Brophy of Allentown; Margaret A. and Susan J., both of Bethlehem; Lucy and her husband John Billetz Hellertown; and Attornery Anthony E. and his wife Attorney Christy Schlottman; two sisters, Anne and her husband John Skilton of Collegeville and Agnes Golab of Bethlehem; six grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, John Rybak; and three sisters, Jenny, Wanda, and Polly.

Contributions may be made to St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1826 Kenmore Ave., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

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