Frank B. Vasko, 91, of Hellertown, passed away at his home on Sept. 3, 2013. He was the loving husband of Ann E. (Holva) Vasko. He was born in Hellertown on Oct. 3, 1921, and was the last surviving child of the late Andrew and Mary (Palo) Vasko. Frank served his country honorably as a Corporal in the Marine Corps during WWII. He was a machinist for the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation at the Homer Research Center for 42 years, retiring in 1982. Frank was a lifelong member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Hellertown, where he was an altar server and trained lectors and servers. He was also a member of the Holy Name and St. Vincent DePaul societies there. During the 1990s, he was a member of the Saucon Valley School Board and was instrumental in the building of the Hellertown Area Library.
Surviving: with his wife, are children: Dr. Francis Vasko, and his wife Nancy, of Hellertown; Marie, wife of William Egan, of Salisbury Township; Bernie, and his wife Rayann, of Bethlehem; and Joann, wife of Richard Fritz, of York, Pa.; grandchildren: Sarah and Claire Egan; Lisa, Andrew and Austin Vasko; and Nikolaus and Katie Fritz. He was predeceased by siblings: John, Joseph, Anna (Vasko) Martin, Andrew Jr., Paul, George and Stephen.
Services: A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown. A viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1418 Main St., Hellertown.
Contributions: May be made in his memory to the church. To offer online condolences, please visit www.falkfuneralhomes.com.