William J. Repnyek Jr., planned maintenance coordinator
William J. Repnyek Jr., 77, of Bethlehem, died June 27, 2018, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Ruth (Shepardson) Repnyek of Bethlehem and the late William J. Repnyek Sr. He was the husband of Sandra (Kingcaid) Repnyek for 38 years.
He was a chief petty officer from 1959 to 1989 in the U.S. Navy.
He was a 1959 graduate of Liberty High School.
He was a planned maintenance coordinator for Western Electric/Agere for 38 years until he retired in 2001.
He was a member of the former Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a dart baseball player since 1968.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #284 and a life member of the BVFHA.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a brother, David Repnyek of Bethlehem; an aunt, Joan Kingslake of Bethlehem; two sons, Jeffrey J. of Bethlehem and Andrew T. and his wife Emily of Colorado; a daughter, Belinda J. Stocker of Bethlehem; a step-daughter, Teri Lynn and her husband Brian Smith of Bethlehem; a step-son, Robert and his wife Gayle McLaughlin of Hanover Township; and eight grandchildren, Christopher, Jeremy, Shane, Connor, Dante, Ashley, Zachary and Kaitlyn.
He was predeceased by a son, William J. Repnyek III.
Contributions may be made to Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2700 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem.
Arrangements were made by Cantelmi Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.