April 23, 1928 - May 25, 2021
Sarah Lucia (Calabrese) Mack, 93, of Allentown, died on May 25, 2021. She was born a first generation American in Phillipsburg, NJ on April 23, 1928; daughter of the late Francesco and Angelina (Merlo) Calabrese. Sarah was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 68 years, Sterling Edward Mack. The two shared a life together for over 70 years and were a beautiful couple. Sarah will be lovingly remembered as the matriarch of the family. Sarah was a selfless, hard working woman who took care of those she cared for most. She loved spending time with her family. She was a wonderful cook and proud of her Italian heritage. Sarah was able to combine those passions to create meaningful traditions such as Cioppino on Christmas and pasta fritta on Sundays. Sarah was most happy when family and friends were around her table. She enjoyed bingo, going to the casino and drawing. Sarah was a beautician for 75 years; working as both an owner and stylist in Wilson and Easton. Sarah is loved by many and will be dearly missed by her daughter, Desty Bonstein and husband, Jim of Macungie; son, Francis “Frank” Mack of Allentown; stepson, Brian G. Mack and wife, Lynn of Fruitland NM; grandchildren, David Bonstein, Daniel Bonstein; Donavan Mack; and Kimberly Hunt; and great grandchildren, Cecily; Sophia; Shae; Sienna; Bryce; and Jakob. She is also survived by her sisters, Rose Siedt and Anna Kemmerer; and brothers, Anthony Calabrese and Frank Calabrese; as well as her nieces, nephews, and cousins. Sarah was predeceased by her husband, Sterling; sister, Mary Jane Fortner; and brothers, Salvatore Calabrese and Joseph Calabrese. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 9-11 a.m. at Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018 with a service to immediately follow. Burial will be held at St. Anthony Cemetery, Easton. Memorial contributions may be made to Southeastern Healthcare at Home, 1501 Grundy Ln #100 Bristol, PA 19007 and/or a charity of your choice.
Sarah Lucia (Calabrese) Mack, 93, of Allentown, died on May 25, 2021. She was born a first generation American in Phillipsburg, NJ on April 23, 1928; daughter of the late Francesco and Angelina (Merlo) Calabrese. Sarah was preceded in death... View Obituary & Service Information
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