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Peter T. Kalandiak

Thursday, December 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Peter T. Kalandiak, 92, of Emmaus, died Nov. 14, 2017, at Cedarbrook, Allentown. He was the son of the late John and Anna Kalandiak. Orphaned at a very young age, he was brought up by his late aunt, Anastasia Turczyn and her daughter, Mary Turczyn.

He was an economic development consultant with PPL for 33 years, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Bethlehem and St. Stephen Orthodox Cathedral, Philadelphia. He was an active member of St. Nicholas Senior Citizens.

An Army veteran of World War II, he served with the 798th Military Police Battalion and with the 382nd Station Hospital. He attained the rank of sergeant and served in Okinawa and Korea.

He was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where he attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. He was a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Alpha Delta Sigma Advertising Fraternity and the Penn State gold team.

An avid golfer, he won the Allentown City Championship, the Allentown Municipal Golf Championship and the Wedgewood Club Championship. He was a former member of Moselem Springs Golf Club.

His other hobbies were travel, walking, oil painting and iconography.

He is survived by his sister-in-law, Margaret Kalandiak; niece Paula Kalandiak and her children Milo Christopher and Duncan Michael, of Playa del Rey, Calif.; nephew, Dr. Steven Kalandiak, wife Teruca Bermudez and their children Alexa Sofia and Paul Tomas, of Coral Gables, Fla.; many friends. He is predeceased by a brother, Michael.

Contributions may be made to the Senior Citizens of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

Arrangements were made by the John F. Herron Funeral Home, Bethlehem.