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“Keeping you close to our hearts during this time. Please accept our sincere condolences. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Stacy and Marc Murison - AZ

“Dear Aunt Irene, Lynn, and Joan, I am so sad that Uncle Bill has passed away. Uncle Bill, all of you, and the farm make up a happy part of my...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Amy LaGioia - West Chester, PA

“Dear Joan, Bob and I are so sorry to hear about your father. I have such fond memories of swimming at your house and remembering how immaculate...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: michele vitelli - Skippack, PA

“Dear Aunt Irene, Lynne, Lanny, Joan and John: I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Bill. My condolence to all of you at this difficult time. Love...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Robin Kovaleski - Bethlehem, PA

“To the Nemeth family. We would like to send our condolences to Irene, Lynne, and Joan. Our sympathy and love goes out to all of you and your...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Eileen and Barry Bogdan - PA

“Dear Irene so sorry to have read about bill. I have such fond memories of visiting the two of you. We are still living in Coopersburg but a lot has...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dorothy Verba Rerig - Coopersburg, PA


William Nemeth born March 24, 1923 in Barton, Ohio died peacefully at home on May 29, 2011 in Quakertown, Pa. He moved to the Lehigh Valley with his parents in the 1930's. He was predeceased by his parents Sandor Nemeth and Lidia (Baranyai) Nemeth, and brothers, Joseph, Julius and Alex. He graduated from Bethlehem Technical High School in 1942. While in high school he was a truck driver for Hoffman's Poultry. He was drafted into the Army 1943, trained at Camp Shelby, Miss., transferred to the Army Air Corp where he trained as a gunner on a B17. He and the rest of his crew spent the war years training other crews. After the war he started as an apprentice draftsman at Bethlehem Steel in the Structural Steel Department and later transferred to the Engineering Department where he worked until the company closed down. After retirement from Bethlehem Steel, he went to work for 13 years at MetPro's pump division in Souderton. His love besides his family were his cats and dogs, and his farm where he at various times raised sheep, chickens, steers, rabbits, ponies and horses, while raising hay and grains. He also loved to travel. He visited all the states, including Hawaii and Alaska twice, and visited the village in Hungary where his parents were born and married. He was a member of the Board of Directors at the Beethoven Waldheim. He was married to Irene Kovaleski in January 1949. This year they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. Survived by, Lynne M. Nemeth and husband Lanny Morrison, Arizona and Joan N. Mack and husband John Mack of Upper Salford Township. A nephew, William A. Nemeth and nieces , Irene D'Angelo, and Dolores Frye. A Memorial Service will be held 11AM Wednesday June 1, 2011 at the Connell Funeral Home 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, Pa. 18018. Calling hour from 10-11AM at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association 399 Market St. Suite 102 Philadelphia, Pa. 19106.

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