A privately owned family business offering traditional and contemporary funeral services, cremations, and pre-planning.
Survivors: wife Dorothy; loving children Diane Yacoub and her late husband Ken, Thomas and wife Kathleen, Joseph and wife Gail; grandchildren Natalie, Christina, Jason, Jessica, Jeffrey, Amanda, Matthew and Sara; great-grandchildren Nicholas, Christopher, Alexander, Ashleigh, Drew, Clayton, Cassenia, Gregory and Cole. Joe was predeceased by five brothers, Basil, Michael, John, Steven and Daniel Kochan and two sisters, Marie Messineo and Ann Newmark.
Services: Viewing on Monday evening, Jan. 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Funeral service Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in St. George Orthodox Church, 1011 Catasauqua Ave., Allentown. Call one hour prior in church. Interment at Laurel Cemetery.
Contributions: to St. Paul Orthodox Church, 156 E. Main St., Emmaus, Pa. 18049; or to St. George Orthodox Church, 18102.