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Frederick S. Illes

Thursday, January 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Frederick S. Illes, 81, of Macungie, died peacefully Dec. 22, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy (Ryman) Illes. They were married for 56 years. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of Stephen Illes and Rose (Kerekes) Illes.

He attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and retired from Captive Plastics after 23 years working as a plant manager and design engineer.

He enjoyed photography, reading world history, was a Civil War enthusiast and was always eager to discuss politics.

He is survived by his wife; son, Michael, daughter, Joanne, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister Rosemary and brother David. He was predeceased by his son Stephen on Nov. 29, 2018 and his brother Stephen.

Arrangements were made by the Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.