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Edward H. Zubia

March 5, 1937 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Edward Zubia Obituary

Edward H. Zubia, 86, of Allentown died Thursday, January 25, 2024 at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.  He was the husband of Frances Rose (Kapusi) Zubia.  They celebrated 67 years of marriage on December 1, 2023.  Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Jose and Elizabeth (Poncez) Zubia.  After graduation from Bethlehem High School in 1955, Edward proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.  Upon returning home, he owned and operated the former Zubia’s Cup.  He later managed Mach’s Gute for a couple of years.  Most of his career was spent as an ironworker, where he was a member of the International Labors Union Local #1174, Allentown.  Edward retired from B. Braun Medical, Inc., after several years.  He was a former member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.  He was a member of the 540 Club and the Fountain Hill Beneficial Society where he managed and catered the food for the dances.  A talented athlete, he played soccer in high school.  He also enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Survivors: Wife; children, Lisa wife of Manuel Muniz of Allentown, Edward Zubia and his wife Cindi of Bethlehem, David Zubia of Branchburg, NJ, Jeffery Zubia and his wife Debbie of Richmond, TX, Leslie wife of Marty Luff of Odenton, MD, Eric Zubia and his wife Patty of Orefield; brother, Joseph Zubia and his wife Ann Marie of Bethlehem; 7 grandchildren; 2 great granddaughters.  He was predeceased by his sister, Christine Selvaggio.

Service: Funeral Mass 11:00AM Thursday, February 8, 2024 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 450 E. Washington St., Bethlehem.  Calling period from 10 to 11:00AM Thursday, February 8, 2024 at  the church.  Interment is private.  Arrangements are being handled by the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.   

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Services

Calling Hour
Thursday
February 8, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Anne Catholic Church
450 E. Washington Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Funeral Mass
Thursday
February 8, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Anne Catholic Church
450 E. Washington Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18017

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