John Sowinski, 81

-DEC. 1, 2011

December 01, 2011

John Sowinski, 81, of Allentown, Pa., died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township, Pa.

He was the husband of Beverly A. (Barnhart) Sowinski. They were married 43 years last Oct. 12.

He was the son of the late John F. and Maryanna (Albanovicz) Sowinski.  

For 25 years, he was a systems analyst for Mack Trucks before retiring in 1986. He was a devoted Penn State fan.  

Survivors include wife, Beverly; sons, John F. and his wife, Karen, of Woodinville, Wash., Michael L. and his wife, Rayann Rohrer, of Nazareth, Pa., Robert F. and his wife, Cindy, of Bethlehem, Pa., and Jason P. of Norristown, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Ethan Sowinski, John and Chrissi Sowinski, and Keith and Kimberly Rohrer.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in John's memory to American Heart Association, 212 E. Broad St., Bethlehem PA 18018 or to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are by Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown (

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