Obituary: Michele Honochick, Salisbury Librarian

Salisbury High School Librarian Michele Honochick died June 25.

Michele Anne Honochick, 63, of Macungie, passed away June 25 in the Hospice
Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital after suffering a stroke.

Born in Allentown, a daughter of the late Michael and the late Rosalie A
(Chihul) Honochick, she graduated cum laude from Cedar Crest College,
earned an MS in speech pathology from West Chester University and a Masters
in Library Science from Kutztown University.

Prior to 1985, she was a speech pathologist in West Chester, PA. In 1985,
Michele was appointed speech pathologist for preschoolers at the Lehigh
Valley Easter Seal Society, Bethlehem.

She began her employment in the Allentown School District at Jefferson,
Wilson, and Raab. Since 1999, Michele has been the school librarian at
. She was the Key Club advisor, coordinator for the
Graduation Project, and a class advisor. She was also a member of the
Kiwanis of Allentown/Salisbury.

Michele was a lifelong animal lover and volunteered at the Lehigh County
Humane Society. Additionally, she spent many hours volunteering at the
Salvation Army Soup Kitchen. By her enthusiasm and deep commitment to
community service, Michele introduced many to the joy of helping others.
Michele will be fondly remembered by her colleagues, students, and extended

Survivors: Distant relatives.
Services: Private
Memorial Services: To be held at for the Salisbury
community at a later date. Please visit www.stsd.org/shs for further details.
Arrangements by the Robert C  Weir Funeral Home, 1802 Turner St.,
Allentown, PA.
Donations: Lehigh County Humane Society, 640 Dixon St., Allentown, PA 18103; Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, 144 N 8th St., Allentown, PA 18101 or
Allentown Public Library Children’s & Young Adult Services, 1210 Hamilton
St., Allentown, PA 18102.

Salisbury resident June 27, 2012 at 08:05 PM
Please correct the sub-headline from January to June.
Wendy Solomon June 27, 2012 at 08:25 PM
It's corrected. Thanks.
Michele June 28, 2012 at 02:53 PM
All of my boys absolutely loved Miss H. They have been praying for her ever since they heard she had become ill. She will leave a BIG hole in our school. Prayers offered up for her family. God Bless, Rest In Peace.


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