|Death: ||Dec. 9, 2009|
Byron M. Conrad Jr.
Byron M. Conrad Jr., 84, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at St. Mary Medical Center, Oncology Center, Langhorne, after a short bout with cancer. He lived in Sarasota, Fla. for many years and was a former resident of Penndel.
He was the son of the late Byron Sr. and Harriet Conrad.
Byron was a graduate of Sunbury High School and a veteran of World War II, serving as a paratrooper for four years. He was awarded the Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his service.
He was employed by the Philadelphia Electric Co. for 39 years, retiring in 1987.
Byron was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Sunbury.
In his youth, Byron was an avid bowler and car enthusiast. He was a strong force in the lives of all who knew him and he was a great "Mr. Fix It" guy.
Byron is survived by his wife of 59 years, Doris L. Reid Conrad; and his three children, Brian Scott Conrad of Sarasota, Fla., Robin Valentis and her husband Stephen of Penndel, and Byron M. Conrad III of Penndel; six grandchildren, of whom he was very proud, Brian Jr., Brittany, Brooke, Brock, Colin and Hope; four great-grandchildren, Scott, Andress, Sebastian and Kaeley; and his sister-in-law, Cherie Conrad.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheryl Lynn; and a brother, Louis Conrad.
Friends and family are invited to Byron's' memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Sunbury.
Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park.
Published in The Daily Item on 12/13/2009
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