John Zalutko, 79, of Freeland, passed away Wednesday morning, January 18, 2023 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.
Born in Hazleton, January 28, 1943, he was the son of the late Michael and Frances (Stefanick) Zalutko and had spent most of his life in Drums.
John was a Painter for Hazleton Area School District. He was a US Army veteran having served from 1961 - 1964 and was a little league coach in Drums for several years.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by two brothers, Leonard and Michael "Brown Cow" Zalutko and a sister Barbara Kofchak.
Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey and Brian Zalutko, both of Drums; a grandson, Keith St. Clair and his girlfriend Colleen Spencer; five great-grandchildren, Lily, Nova Lin and Keith St. Clair, Jr. and Paisley and Harper Spencer; a brother-in-law, Jim Kofchak and several nieces and nephews.
All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com