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Stephanie Sikorski

Thursday, March 19, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. Paul’s Orthodox Church

Stephanie Sikorski, 94, of Bethlehem, died March 14, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph Sikorski. They were married for 62 years. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Stephan and Anna (Bereza) Salash, of Allentown.

She graduated from William Allen High School in 1943.

She and her husband ran the College View Hotel and Dietz Freight Line Moving Co. She launched a career later in life as a manager with John Wanamaker’s.

She was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s “Pokrova” Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also an active member of St. Paul Orthodox Church, Emmaus.

She shared her passions for travel, dancing and cooking with her family and friends. She was greatly admired for her sense of style and beautifully hand sewn clothes. She had a love of life and was the life of every party.

She is survived by daughters, Stephanie Kozemchak, of Falls Church, Va., Beverly Dickson (Richard), of Troy, N.C., Anne Sikorski-Schneider (Robert), of Coopersburg, Katie (Joseph Caruso), of New Providence, N.J.; grandsons, Christopher, Miles, Sanders, Walker; granddaughters, Mila, Kyra, Christiana, Airel; great-grandchildren, Anders, Giada, Luca, Trysten, Brayden, Kalyna, Gunnarr, Richard, Wallace, John and Shea; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Michael Salash.

Contributions may be made to either St. Mary’s “Pokrova” Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1031 Fullerton Ave., Allentown, or to the Alzheimer’s Association (

A memorial service will be held in the near future.