Peter J. Hawke

December 17, 2018


Peter J. Hawke, 74, of Bethlehem, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018, at St. Luke's Hospice House, Bethlehem.

Born in Bethlehem, Peter was the son of the late Peter and Amelia (Zatovich) Yastrzebski. He was a graduate of Liberty High School, Class of 1962, and attended East Stroudsburg University before enlisting in the US Navy. He served his country during the Vietnam War.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. in the Purchasing Department for many years, and later for Walmart in accounting and personnel.

Survivors: Peter will be lovingly remembered by his sisters, Susan Sipple and her husband Charles of North East, Maryland, and Patricia Heard and her husband Keith of Bangor; nieces Colleen Rader, Marcia Imperial, Heather and Leah Mickey; great-nephews Caden Rader, Nathan and Logan Imperial, Chase and Carter Demko and a great niece Scarlette Boucher.

Services: Services are private and at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at

Contributions: in lieu of flowers, to the American Heart Association, 968 Postal Road, #110, Allentown, PA 18109; or to St. Luke's VNA Hospice, Development Office, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015

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