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John E. Gulla Jr.
Died: Thursday - Jul 13, 2017
John E. Gulla Jr., 81, of Northampton passed away peacefully Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg surrounded by his loving family. John and his wife Mary Ann (Wolfer) Gulla were married September 22, 1956 at the Our Lady of Hungary Church. Born March 12, 1936 in Ormrod, he was the son of the late John and Catherine (Romanic) Gulla.
John was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church and he was a pierogie volunteer. He was a member of the friendly fifties and the former St. Nicks. John loved spending time with family, hunting and fishing, especially at Ranger Lake. John worked at GAF and Tarkett for 42 years and was vice president of the local 691 for many years.
Survivors: his wife; sons, Anthony J. Gulla and his wife Laura, Dennis G. Gulla and his wife Donna; 5 grandchildren, Megan, Ashley, Kyle, Christopher and Matthew; sisters, Margaret, wife of Roman Zaharchuk, Delores, wife of Louis Yurasits and Monica, wife of Kenneth Paukovits. John was predeceased by a sister, Nancy.
Services: Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Monday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton. Family and friends may call Monday 8 – 9:30 a.m. in the Reichel Funeral Home, 326 E. 21st St., Northampton. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be presented to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Online condolences may be submitted below.
Monday - Jul 17, 2017
Dear Dennis and Family-
My deepest condolences go out to you and your family at this most difficult time. My prayers are with you.
Louis, Linda, Kimberly and Natalie Yurasits
Sunday - Jul 16, 2017
Aunt Mary Ann, Tony, Dennis and families,
We are incredibly saddened to hear of Uncle John's passing. He was the best uncle a nephew could ask for, as well, I am sure, a wonderful brother, husband, father, and grandfather. I will always have fond memories of him from the times we visited with you at your home and at Baba's. He was always upbeat, smiling, laughing and joking. We will miss him!
Mandatory work requirements are unfortunately keeping us from attending the viewing and funeral, but know that we will miss seeing all of you and personally offering you our deepest condolences.
Courtesy of Reichel Funeral Home - Northampton, PA —