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Luther John Kulp

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Luther John "Fuzzy" Kulp, 76, of Salisbury Township, died October 20, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Nancy (Spino) Kulp for 35 years. Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Edward B. and Mary Ann (Oplinger) Kulp.

He was a textile worker for Phoenix Clothes and Modern Universal Textile Mills for 50 years. He was a driver for Pantaloni Manufacturing in Boyertown.

He enjoyed watching sports and being with his family. He was an avid collector.

John Barry Kernick

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former Bethlehem Steel employee

John Barry Kernick, 66, of Upper Saucon Township, died of natural causes while hunting October 25, 2012. Hunting was one of his true passions in life. He was the husband of Dolly C. (Szep) Kernick. The couple celebrated 43 years of marriage Oct. 25. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John and Veronica (Lizun) Kernick.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Limeport and was a Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

Joseph Stephen Nagy Jr.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Joseph Stephen Nagy Jr., 62, of Macungie, died October 19, 2012, after succumbing to complications from a motorcycle accident. He was the husband of Barbara L. (Levinson) Nagy. They were married 39 years June 3.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Jeremy S. and his wife Adrienne of Allentown, Joel S. and his wife Joanna of Amnityville, N.Y.; a grandson, Shane.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Allentown Rescue Mission, 355 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, 18101.

Paul E. Meck

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Alburtis

Paul E. Meck, 86, of Palm Bay, Fla., formerly of Alburtis, died October 19, 2012, in his residence. He was the husband of the late Winifred (Boyer) Meck, who died in 2000. He was a son of the late Paul E. Sr. and Elsie V. (Eck) Meck.

He was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Alburtis.

He was a member of the former Pennsylvania State Guard Reserve, Alburtis. He also served his country as a U.S. Army veteran during World War II.

He was employed part-time as an auction assistant at Alderfer Auction Company Inc., Harleysville, until his retirement in 2001.

Donald F. Collins

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Donald F. Collins, 94, of Germansville, formerly of Macungie, died October 21, 2012, at The Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Edith (Annable) Collins. Born in Plymouth, England, he was the son of the late Percy and Hilda (Webber) Collins.

He was the Director of Market Research for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 30 years, retiring in 1983.

Active in the life of his church, he was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Macungie, where he formerly served as treasurer and business manager.

Violet M. Dietz

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of The Fairways at Brookside

Violet M. Dietz, 90, of The Fairways at Brookside, Macungie, died October 18, 2012, in the Devon House, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Linford F. Dietz, who died on Feb. 15, 1996. Born in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, she was the daughter of the late Titus and Ida (Sell) Haberle.

She was an active member of Chestnut Hill Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and was a past president of the Women's Guild.

She was a cook in the Southern Lehigh School District for 18 years until retiring in 1984.

MaryEllen (Brown) Kleckner

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

MaryEllen (Brown) Kleckner, 74, of Emmaus, died October 17, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Joel Kleckner Sr. They were married for 53 years in September. Born in Tamaqua, she was the daughter of the late William and Edna Brown.

She was a graduate of Tamaqua High School, class of 1956.

She was employed at the former Stewart Sandwich Company and Lutron Electronics until retiring.

She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus for over 40 years.