Stephen Charles Mazepa
Stephen Charles Mazepa, D.C., died Aug. 29, 2021. He was the husband of Debbie Mazepa. He was the son of the late Ruth and Steve Mazepa.
He was a chiropractor in Emmaus for many years. He graduated from the National Chiropractic College in Chicago in 1961.
He was an author, entrepreneur and a collector of Native American Indian artifacts for which he started the Kema Indian Museum for educational purposes along with other museums.
He enjoyed collecting various antiques. He had a farmhouse and farmland for many years that he shared with his hunting buddies at the foot of the Blue Mountain.
He was very proud of his parents, the owners of the Leather Corner Post Hotel. His father was a great entertainer and his mother was a wonderful cook and baker. He surprised his dad with the first Bombas in the area and the hotel became the home of the Bombas!
He was proud of his Ukrainian heritage. He researched all and wrote a book about his ancestor Mazepa The Great Cossack and Hetman of the Ukraine.
He enjoyed traveling all over the world with his loving wife by his side.
He was an avid football fan. He scored the first touchdown in Parkland High School’s history.
He enjoyed and was very proud of his family and friends. He had a true drive to make everyone laugh and smile.
He is survived by his wife; children, Steve Henry and his wife, Debbie; Kathy and her husband, Sergio Obando; Darin, D.C.; Darin’s mother, Leona; grandchildren, Shilo, Zoe, Andrew Obando, Samuel Obando and Kaimana Lukity; stepchildren, Kristen and Todd Richardson; step-grandchildren, predeceased by Jonathan Beck, survived by Samantha Haas and Matthew Haas; a sister, Jenny Malouin, proprietor of the Krumsville Hotel; brother-in-laws, Gary and Mark Knecht.
Contributions may be made to the Australian Spinal Research Foundation Chiropractic Research.
Arrangements were made by the Weber Funeral Homes, Allentown.