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William Bruce Karp

January 24, 1981 — November 27, 2022

William “Bill” Bruce Karp, Jr., 41, of Point Pleasant, NJ, formerly of Hellertown, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022 at his residence. He was born in Fountain Hill on January 24, 1981 to the late William Bruce and Valerie J. (Furchner) Karp. Bill was a 1999 graduate of Saucon Valley School District where he lettered in Football and Track & Field. He then attended Moravian College. He was an avid fisherman & hunter and enjoyed boating at Point Pleasant Beach. Bill was an avid Penn State and San Francisco 49ers fan and was a car enthusiast. He will fondly be remembered for his generosity to his family and friends.

Survivors: Sister: Heather A. (R.J.) Calabrese of Lebanon, NJ; grandmother: Shirley M. “Mang” (Mundy) Furchner of Lebanon, NJ; nephews: Grant, Carter & Landon Goldan; best friends: Drew (Melissa) Bramley and his son Chase, Pat Lane; many uncles, aunts and cousins; his English Bulldog, Gilligan. Predeceased by his maternal grandfather: Donald Carl Furchner; paternal grandparents: William and Olga (Chaszar) Karp.

Service: Family and friends are invited to call 1- 4 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2022 at the Connell Funeral Home, Inc. 245 East Broad Street-Bethlehem, followed by a time of remembrance at 4 p.m. The interment will be held private at a later date at the Union Cemetery of Hellertown.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bills name may be made to the Sassy Massey Smiles Foundation, P.O. Box 198 - Coopersburg, PA 18036. www.sassymassey.org

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Saturday, December 10, 2022
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Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA 18018
US
610-868-8531

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Saturday, December 10, 2022
4:00 PM
Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA 18018
US
610-868-8531

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018
US
610-868-8531

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