Bethlehem Press

Sunday, July 15, 2018

William J. Repnyek Jr., planned maintenance coordinator

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

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.