Lois Mae Tomek February 16, 1924 - June 2, 2020
Lois Mae Tomek, age 96, of Lower Milford Township, Lehigh County, passed away on June 2, 2020 at home. She was the wife of the late Albert J. V. Tomek, who passed away in 2015. Prior to her retirement she had been employed as a secretary for 27 years in the Allentown School District. She had also worked in the Circulation Department of the Call-Chronicle Newspapers for 12 years.
As a child she had been reared at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Home, Sunbury, PA. Born in Delano, Schuylkill County, PA, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Marie C. (Fetterman) Patterson.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus and a member of the I.O.O.F. Alumni Association, Sunbury, PA.
Surviving are a daughter, Dr. LoisAnn, wife of William J. Schaub, East Setauket, NY; a son, Daniel S., Lower Milford Township; Granddaughters, Erika Schaub and Jessica and her husband Dr. Eoin Gregory; Great-grandchildren, Kyleigh and Braeden Makarius and Graham and Caleb Gregory and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son John E. who passed away May 21, 2020 and her 4 sisters and 4 brothers.
Services: A Memorial Service for Lois and her son John will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut Street, Emmaus, PA 18049. A visitation will be held from 9 – 10 am Saturday, October 24, 2020 in the church. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172 OR Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005.
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