Obituary: Richard L. Kardos, 70, of Hellertown
Richard L. Kardos, 70, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
Richard L. Kardos, 70, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He was the husband of the late Regina M. (Bloss) Kardos who died May 6, 1991. He was born in Fountain Hill on Aug. 10, 1942 to the late Louis & Mildred M. (Sloyer) Kardos. Richard worked at the former Bethlehem Steel in the forged steel roll department, retiring after 30 years in 1996. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown. Richard was active in Hellertown-Lower Saucon Little League Baseball, SV Wrestling Club, and American Legion Traveling Golf League. He was also the Hellertown Jaycees Young Man of the Year. He was a 1960 graduate of Hellertown High School and an alumni member. He graduated from Bethlehem Business School.
Children: Kevin R. and his wife Laurie of Medford, N.J., Chad D. and his wife Kimberly of Douglassville, Kimberly A. Kardos-Bensing and her husband Michael of Doylestown; sister: Jean M. Bieler and her husband Rod of Hellertown; and nine grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to call from noon to 1pm Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Main St., Hellertown. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 1pm. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, #1 Reed Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19106.