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John W. Horvath

John W. Horvath died recently. He was the son of Joseph and Cecelia (Urban) Horvath, was the sixth of seven children.

Raised in Upper Macungie Township, he joined the Navy in 1943 where he earned the rank of seaman first class before leaving service in 1946.

After serving his country, he married Bess Pavlics in 1945.

They had two children and moved to Catasauqua where he resided until recently.

He retired from UGI in 1989 after 38 years with the company.

He enjoyed playing guitar and was a trap shooter.

His survivors include a daughter Jane, wife of Rowland Bauer; son John (Jack) Jr. and wife, Kathy; sister, Helen Reinert; brother Martin; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Due to restrictions, funeral services will be private, at the convenience of the family.

Condolences may be made to the family at brubakerfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.