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Frank S. Skrapits

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Frank S. Skrapits, 91, of Walnutport, died Jan. 7, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Elaine M. (Walters) Skrapits for 66 years.

Born in Walnutport, he was a son of the late Joseph and Anna (Jurasits) Skrapits.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from 1946 to 1949.

He co-owned and operated, with his wife, the former Frank’s Market, Walnutport, for 12 years before he retired in 1983. He was a drill press operator from 1950 to 1971 for Purolator Oil Filter Company, Allentown.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville.

He was a longtime member of the Lehigh Township Historical Society and the Danielsville Democratic Club. He was a former member of the Civil Air Patrol.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Stephen F. and his wife Katrina of Danielsville; two daughters, Bridgett F. Reese and her husband George of Walnutport and Rita Green of Palmerton; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by two daughters, Bertha A. Skrapits and Lydia R. Mack.

Contributions may be made to the Lehigh Township Historical Society, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.