Patricia Lynn Conrad, 61, of Macungie, died October 17, 2012, at home. She was the wife of John Tycholiz. Born in Lansdale, she was the daughter of Pauline (Rutherford), wife of Theodore Pietrafessa and the late John Knight.
She retired from the U.S. Postal Service where she worked for 23 years as a mail carrier in Tampa, Fla. Previously she worked in real estate sales in the area at Singer-Hacker, and Century 21 Scandola Conrad Relators.
She is survived by her husband; mother and stepfather; brother, Rick Pietrafessa, of Allentown.
Isabel E. Kistler, 89, of the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, died October 26, 2012. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Kistler. Born in Shamrock, she was the daughter of Abram M. and Clara S. (Miller) Lehman.
She was employed at Hess Brothers in Allentown until her retirement.
She was a member of New Jerusalem U.C.C.
She was a member of Ontelaunee Region Car Club and the Automobile Club of America. She was also a member of the Emmaus Newcomers Club.
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, 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., 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, 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.
Hipolito A. Rodriguez, 49, of Emmaus, died October 17, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.
He is survived by a daughter, Alicia; one sister and two brothers, extended family and friends.
Arrangements were made by the Irwin M. Judd Funeral Home, Allentown.
Janet Dalla Palu Rose, 72, of Macungie, died September 30, 2012.
She is survived by a son, Robert; daughters, Suzell, Justell and Neldel; four grandchildren.
Services are private. Funeral arrangements were made by the Sell-Herron Funeral Home and Herron Crematory, Allentown.
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, 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.