Thomas E. Kranyecz September 6, 1942 - September 23, 2022

Thomas E. Kranyecz, 80, of Allentown passed aways on Friday, September 23, 2022 at his home, Wesley Enhanced Living, with his daughters by his side.  He and his wife, Charlotte, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in August.  Born in Bethlehem, PA, he was the middle child of the late Charles and Mary Kranyecz.  Tom graduated with a degree in engineering from Lafayette College.  He went on to a successful career in cryogenic mechanical engineering.  Tom enjoyed woodworking, reading crime novels, long country drives with his wife, and spending time with his family.  He enjoyed good food and laughter.  He always knew where to find the best corner slice of sicilian pizza.
He is survived by his loving wife Charlotte, his daughters Diane Kranyecz Chilangwa (husband Mutale) of Alexandria, VA, Kim Kranyecz (fiance David Locke) of Wayne, PA.  Two grandchildren Cayla and Davian Chilangwa, whom he adored.  He enjoyed watching their sporting events and playing board games with them.  He will also be greatly missed by his sister Janet Grohotolsky (husband Richard) and their children, Renee Kershner (husband Chris) and children, and Tim Grohotolsky (wife Melissa) and children.
Services:  A private family viewing will be held Sunday, September 25, 2022.  A memorial luncheon for extended family and friends will be hosted by the family at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Due to Charlotte’s illness, the family requests condolences directly to Charlotte are withheld at this time while her condition allows her to adjust to the loss of her husband.  Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc.


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