John E. Fekete of Holland, PA died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Chandler Hall Hospice. He was 95.
He was the beloved husband of the late Olga Karpiak Fekete.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late John and Katherine Leitheim Fekete.
Mr. Fekete was proud to have been a veteran of the Army who served during World War II as a mechanic in the motorpool. Prior to his enlistment, John worked as a hosiery knitter at Apex Company. After his time in the Army, he went to work with the Philadelphia Board of Education as an electrician in the maintence department. With in about 10 years, John transferred to the position of a non-teaching assistant to the principal. During his tenure as a non-teaching assistant, John worked at Jay Cooke Junior High School and then at Kensington High School for Girls. Since his retirement in 1978, John enjoyed spending time caring for his garden and lawn and also creating unforgettable family memories with his children and grandchildren, and he also loved singing, walking his dog in Penny Pack Park, or even just watching the Phillies. John will be sorely missed by everyone who had the opportunity to know and love him.
He is survived by his two loving children John A. Fekete and his wife Linda of Holland and Eileen K. Mayall and her husband Russell of Bensalem, PA. He is also survived by his brother Gaza Fekete, 5 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, from 10:00 AM until his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Chandler Hall 99 Barclay St. Newtown, PA 18940.
St. Bede the Venerable Church
1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA
1201 Hulmeville Road Bensalem, PA 19020