East Penn Press

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Robert A. Sonka

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Salisbury Township

Robert Anthony “Butch” Sonka, 75, died Aug. 18, 2019, in Port Jervis, N.Y. He was the son of the late Al and Helen (Bechowski) Sonka.

He ran his own painting and towing business on Lehigh Street, Allentown, for many years. He also raced stock cars for Broadway Speed Shop at Dorney Park.

He was a member of the Fearless Fire Company and the V.F.W. Post 2124 in Allentown.

He is survived by a brother, Al and his wife, Mary Lou; three nephews, Brian Soler and Jack and Mike; great-nephews and a great-niece; many friends. He was predeceased by a sister, Sandy.

There will be a celebration of his life 5 p.m. Sept. 29 at the V.F.W. Post 2124.