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Lucille L. Kuchera

October 11, 1925 — October 9, 2021

Lucille L Kuchera , 95, of Bethlehem, PA passed away peacefully at home on October 9 surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Pribylsky) Stephan and Michael J. Stephan. She was predeceased by her husband Andrew W. Kuchera and her daughter Judi L. Tracy (Matt). Lucilles smile and laughter filled the room with brightness especially at family gatherings where she was often known to be the life of the party. She lived life to the fullest and was always ready for fun. Her career included secretary, realtor, and the restaurant business, owning the 1894 Inn in Fountain Hill. She took every opportunity to travel, volunteered in many organizations and sang in the church choir. She was known for her competitive spirit which kept her bowling until 90 and then moving on to bocce in her nineties. Generosity and caring for those in need was her mission. As a mother and grandmother she will be remembered for her spirit, life advice, humor, energy and enthusiasm. She will be forever remembered and loved as Baba Lu.

Lucille is survived by daughters Karen Collins (Tony) of Potsdam, NY, Luanne Marconi of Sugarland, TX and Andra Kuchera of Sacramento, CA., a special nephew Dennis Posivak (Marlene) of Bethlehem, PA, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A calling hour will be held on Monday, October 18th, at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 1861 Catasauqua Rd., Bethlehem, PA from 10-11 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Holy Saviour Cemetery. Arrangements Connell Funeral Home.

Donations in memory of Lucille can be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society of Notre Dame to feed needy families 1861 Catasauqua Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18018 or a charity of your choice.

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden Street
Bethlehem PA 18017

Calling Hours
Monday, October 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Notre Dame Catholic Church
1861 Catasauqua Rd
Bethlehem PA 18018

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, October 18, 2021
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Catholic Church
1861 Catasauqua Rd.
Bethlehem PA 18018

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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