May 2, 1936 - January 30, 2021
John W. Soldo, 84, lifelong resident of West Bethlehem, died on January 30, 2021. He was born in Bethlehem, son of the late Rudi and Mary (Puhan) Soldo. John is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sheila (Young) Soldo. John was a graduate of Liberty High School. He was a parishioner of Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church and a member of the Heights Athletic Assoc. and North End Wanderers Athletic Assoc. John retired as an auto parts manager after working for Hauser Chevrolet, Dick Milham Chevrolet, and Faulkner Chevrolet. John enjoyed bowling at the Fountain Hill Beneficial Society and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a fan of the Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles, and Penn State. John volunteered for many years as a baseball manager at Lehigh Little League and worked as a softball umpire for the City of Bethlehem League. John will be dearly missed by his wife; children, John B. Soldo and wife, Dr. Catherine Soldo of Owensboro, KY; Kevin Soldo of Bethlehem, PA; and Jeffrey Soldo and wife, Lori Soldo of Easton; grandchildren, Jerome Soldo and Christiane Soldo both of Kentucky; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Helen Steever and brother, Rudy Soldo. Arrangements have been entrusted to Connell Funeral Home. A visitation will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 730 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 from 9-10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at Holy Saviour Cemetery. Guests will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Cancer Center, 801 Ostrum St. Bethlehem, PA 18015.
John W. Soldo, 84, lifelong resident of West Bethlehem, died on January 30, 2021. He was born in Bethlehem, son of the late Rudi and Mary (Puhan) Soldo. John is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sheila (Young) Soldo. John was a graduate of... View Obituary & Service Information
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