Kate Roberta “Robbie” Pavel, 98, of Allentown, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospice House.
Born June 28, 1918 in Wentworth, England, she was a daughter of the late Bennett and Ethel (Holden) Roberts. Her husband, Emil Pavel died in 2000.
During WWII she was a nurse in England with the Red Cross and was a member of the Civil Nursing Reserve during the London Blitz.
Robbie was a member of Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Allentown. She was a 50 year member of Beta Sigma Phi, a founding director of the Red Cross volunteers at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown and a volunteer for the Lehigh Valley Braille Guild. She was an avid bridge player and loved to travel.
Surviving are her son, Alex R. Pavel of Allentown and her sister, Ethel Agnes Atkinson. Her daughter, Elizabeth S. Pavel died in 2008.
Services will be private. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton is handling the arrangements.
Contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, www.redcross.org or the VFW, www.vfw.org. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.