Jamie Ann Kvacky-Brekus, 68, born and resident of Bethlehem, passed away on March 25, 2021 surrounded by family and many friends. She was the wife of Peter A. Brekus for 39 years. Jamie and Peter loved all their pets, boating and antique cars. Jamie was born on March 16, 1953 and was the third daughter of Edward Kvacky and Betty Ramberger Kvacky n/k/a Masteller. She was of the Moravian faith. A ‘71 graduate of Freedom High School and in the Freedom High School Marching and Concert Band under the direction of Ronald Demkee, she marched in the Orange Bowl Parade, Washington DC Cherry Blossom festival and Niagara Falls parade and concert. Jamie was a secretary at the former Home-Sew in Bethlehem; customer service representative and dispatcher at the former Twin County Trans video Cable TV company and RCN Cable TV. She also taught baton twirling and aerobics at Easton YWCA. She was a part time cashier at the Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink. Lastly, a childcare aide in the Bethlehem Area School District for nearly 15 years, Jamie was well-loved by all the children and known affectionately as “Mrs. B”.
With no children of her own, Jamie devoted her life to her many nieces and nephews and their children. Her love and devotion served as an angel and guiding light to them and to her sisters and brothers.
Jamie enjoyed the beach, collecting seashells and piano playing.
Survivors: In addition to her mother and Jamie's husband, Jamie will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Robin Kvacky Forte; twin sister, Jan Kvacky Pazienza and husband Joseph, brothers, Robert Kvacky and wife Debbie, Joel Kvacky and wife Marsha; nieces, Laurie Forte Fatebene and husband Mark, Natalie Kvacky Conley and husband Sean, Marissa Kvacky Yorty and husband Mark, Jessica Gonzales, Taylor Brekus, Laura Brekus McCarthy, Andrea Joy Billingsly-Brekus; nephews, Jacob Kvacky and wife Nichole, Derek Pazienza, Anthony Pazienza, Drew Brekus and Dean Brekus; great nieces and nephews, Orion, Maci, Landon, Maddox, Haley, Cyan, Locke, Peyton, Chase, Piper and Cullen. She was predeceased by her father, Edward Kvacky; brother-in-law, John N. Forte; nephew, John E. Forte and Betty's husband, Jim.
Services: A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31st in the Cantelmi-Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem where the family will receive friends and relatives from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at Altonah Cemetery of Bethlehem. Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, March 30th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Face masks will be required for entry and social distancing regulations will apply. A memorial tribute may be placed at www.Cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: Contributions may be made in Jamie's name to the Wright Veterinary Medical Center, 3247 Wimmer Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020.
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