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Jacqueline Bartek

July 17, 1928 — October 14, 2017

Jacqueline Bartek, 89, of Bethlehem passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Holy Family Manor. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Bernadine (McGovern) and LeRoy LaRose. She was the loving wife for 55 years of the late Charles J. Bartek. They met at the VFW where Jackie was a majorette in the drum and bugle corps.

Jackie was a member of Sacred Heart Church of Bethlehem. She was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan. She worked as a buyer for the childrens department at Orrs Department Store. Jackie volunteered for Musikfest for many years and enjoyed making pierogies at church and trips to Atlantic City. She was affectionately known to many as “Sis.” Above all she loved her family. She was her childrens and grandchildrens biggest fan at their various sporting and musical events.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sons, David Bartek and his wife, Mariann and Michael Bartek and his wife, Dawn; daughters, Diane Herstich and her husband Tom and MaryAnn Green and her husband David; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; brother LeRoy LaRose and his wife, Nancy; sister in law, Dolores Bartek and brother in law Joseph Bartek .

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church of Bethlehem, 1817 First St. Bethlehem, PA 18020. Burial will be held at Holy Saviour Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Lukes Hospice House, C/O Development Office, 801 Ostrum St. Bethlehem, PA 18015 or The National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st St. Miami, FL 33131.

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden St.
Bethlehem PA 18017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA 18018

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1817 First St.
Bethlehem PA 18020

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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