Richard H. Carls, 78, of Fogelsville, died Dec. 1, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Patricia (Keller) Carls for 51 years.
Born in Wescoesville, he was a son of the late John and Arlene (Bieber) Carls.
He was in the U.S. Army.
He was a Meridian Bank branch manager for 36 years before retiring. He then became a loan officer with East Penn Bank at the Emmaus branch. He and his family ran C&M Lawn Service for 27 years.
Alfonz Szoldatits, 82, of Allentown, died Dec. 1, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He and his wife Catherine (McCabe) Szoldatits celebrated their 53rd anniversary May 9.
Born in Szentpeterfa, Hungary, he was the son of the late Ferenc and Maria Szoldatits.
He served in the Hungarian Army then immigrated to the United States and became an American citizen in 1964.
He worked at various companies in the skilled trades before retiring from Mack Trucks in 1987 after 22 years of service.
John Sulyma, 90, of Whitehall, died Nov. 22, 2012, at Fellowship Terrace. He was the husband of the late Mary (Pater) Maurer Sulyma, and former spouses, the late Nova Jean Sulyma and the late Irene Sulyma.
Born in Lincoln, R.I., he was the son of the late Elias and Julia (Mostava) Sulyma.
He was in the U.S. Navy where he served as a quartermaster first class and was a veteran of World War II.
June A. Miller, 71, of Whitehall, died Nov. 30, 2012, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Thomas R. Miller for 45 years.
Born in Weaversville, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Naylor and Ada (Kuehner) Naylor of Whitehall.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Kreidersville.
Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.
Richard Allen Gates, of Whitehall, died Nov. 29, 2012. He was the husband of the late La Rue (Gaston) Gates.
He worked for Bethlehem Steel.
He is survived by four children.
He was preceded in death by a son.
Arangements were made by Brubaker Funeral home Inc., Catasauqua.
Frank Kumernitsky, 86, of Danielsville, died Nov. 21, 2012, at L.V. Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Nancy Lee (Schisler) Kumernitsky for 61 years.
Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Frank and Julia (Ferkovitch) Kumernitsky.
He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was in the Air Force Reserves and was recalled during the Korean conflict and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He was a project manager and construction supervisor for houses, town houses, apartments and strip malls.
John "Jack" J. McCarty, 89, of Catasauqua, died Nov. 29, 2012, in Whitehall Manor, Whitehall.
Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Charles and Ellen (Reagan) McCarty.
He was a 1941 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He retired from the Catasauqua post office on May 30, 1978. He was a partner in McCarty's Farmer Hotel, Catasauqua.
He was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, Catasauqua.
Teresa A. Walakovitz, 84, formerly of Coplay and Sacred Heart Assisted Living, Northampton, died Nov. 19, 2012, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown.
Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Charles S. and Katharina (Busolits) Walakovitz.
She was a technician at the former Western Electric Company, Allentown, for 36 years, retiring in 1987.
She was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and of its Altar and Rosary Society.
Faye E. (Dietrich) Fritz, 78, of Northampton, died Nov. 21, 2012, at Easton Hospital. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Fritz Jr.
Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Anson and Mabel (Seidel) Dietrich.
Before retiring in 2010, she worked at the information desk in Westgate Mall.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Allen Township.
She was active at the Northampton Senior Center.
Robert A. Fulton, 74, of Allentown and formerly of Minesite, died Nov. 25, 2012, in Allentown.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Arthur L. and Miriam (Moyer) Fulton.
He was a graduate of Allentown High School and Gettysburg College.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War Era.
He retired from Pennsylvania Job Service, Easton, where he was a manager. He worked at Pillsbury as a production manager. He also worked at Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown.