Gregory S. Illes, 64, of Bethlehem, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Sharan (Kiefer) Illes. They would have been married for 45 years, this June. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Frank Illes, Sr. and Helen (Repyneck) Illes. Greg worked as a truck driver for the former Joseph Cicone Co. for 13 years. He was a member of Se-Wy-Co social club, and the former Steel City Cruizers. Greg enjoyed working on and restoring cars in his spare time. He was a Richard Petty fan, and in 1995, had the opportunity to meet him, and visit his museum. Survivors: In addition to his loving wife Sharan, are daughter Sherry Rivera and husband William and their daughter Jazmyn all of Bethlehem. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Frank C. Illes, Jr. in 2008. Services: 12noon, Friday March 21, 2014 at Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway, Fountain Hill, where the family will receive friends from 10am until the time of the service. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com
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