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Obituaries > MICKLOS, MICHAEL J.

Michael J. Mike Micklos, 85 of Northampton, died August 16th [2005] in his home. He and his wife Geraldine (Calandra) Micklos were married 51 years in April. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Frank and Julia (Borka) Micklos. Mike was a Corporal (TW) in the 1st Marine Raider [Battalion], C Company, Edson’s Raiders. He was also a member and former Commander of the Catholic War Veterans post 454, as well as a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars post 4714 of Northampton. A retired employee of the Northampton & Bath Railroad, Mike was an electrician by trade. He was also active in the railroad union. Mike and his wife Geraldine owned Micklos Electric & Paint Supplies in Coplay from 1974-1979. He was a member of Our Lady of Hungary Catholic Church, Northampton and the Holy Name Society.

Survivors: Besides his wife, daughters: Gerri Stouffer of Shillington, Rosemary, wife of Greg Kokolus of Mertztown, Anne, wife of Lee Van Horn of Mahanoy City and Michele, wife of Kevin Campbell of Zionsville; sister: Emilia Mann of Missouri; 4 granddaughters: Jackie & Julia Stouffer, Laura Kokolus and Leah Van Horn. He was predeceased by sisters: Mary Ressler and Elizabeth Micklos and a brother Frank Micklos.

Services: Friday, August 19th at 9:45am in the Reichel Funeral Home, 326 E 21st St., Northampton. Mass will be Friday 10:30 a.m. in the Our Lady of Hungary Catholic Church, Northampton. Call Thursday 6-9:00pm in the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Parish Cemetery.

Contributions: To the American Cancer Society c/o the funeral home.