Grace K. Sassaman

Grace K. Sassaman, 90, formerly of 1412 Hamilton St. Allentown, died April 9, 2018 in the Devon House, Salisbury Twp. She was the wife of the late Dr. John J. Sassaman. Grace was a registered nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown for many years until retiring. She was a graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Stephen J. and Grace (Petanovics) Kozo. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown.

Survivors: Sons: John J. Sassaman II and his wife Lori A. of Allentown and Shawn M. Sassaman of Whitehall, Step-Daughters: Gayle Kelley of Fenwick Island, DE Brother: Joseph Kozo of Detroit, MI and Grandchildren: John J. Sassaman, Melanie Anna-Grace Sassaman, Alexander Sassaman and Lauren Sassaman. She was preceded in death by a Step-Daughter: Ann Hanley.

Services: Friday, 10 A.M. in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call Friday, from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to any local Animal Shelter.

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