Mrs. Barbara A. (Gresh) Mustacchio

June 18, 1938 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Mrs. Barbara Mustacchio Obituary

Mrs. Barbara A. Mustacchio, 85, of Northampton, formerly of Lehighton, passed into eternal rest on Sat. March 16th  at Sacred Heart  Senior Living By The Creek. She was the loving wife of Joseph Mustacchio for over 63 years which were filled with joy, love, and laughter. Born in Lehighton on Sat. June 18, 1938, she was the daughter of the late John & Anna (Durback) Gresh. She was a life long faithful member of SS Peter & Paul RC Church, where she graduated from SS Peter & Paul grade school. She was a 1956 graduate of Lehighton High School. Prior to retirement, she worked in the credit department of the former Brights Department Store, and later was employed as an office manager at Pam's Sportswear, Weissport. Her family was her greatest treasure. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, as well as a devoted Nana to her 4  grandchildren. She was involved in their lives by attending with her husband, their football, basketball, field hockey games, musical concerts, & graduations both high school & college. She spoke regularly with her grandchildren, via facetime, text messages, and phone calls. Surviving in addition to her husband are 2 daughters, Denise Polzer (Tim) of Coplay, Colette Kresge (Steve) of Lehighton, grandchildren Dr. Gabriel Kresge (Kate) of West Chester, Nathaniel Kresge (Fiance Taralyn) of Bath, Olivia Howell (Tyler) of Schnecksville, Zachary Polzer (Summer) of Allentown, & a great-grandson Rhys Howell. She was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Gresh. A Mass of Christian Burial in her honor will be held on Friday, March 22nd at 11 a.m. at SS Peter & Paul RC Church, 260 N.3rd St. Lehighton with the Rev. Christopher M. Zelonis & Deacon Joseph C. Wilhelm Jr. officiating. Call 9:30-11 a.m. in the church. Interment in parish cemetery. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to the church at 18235. Online condolences can be offered at 


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