Richard L. Kardos, 70, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He is the husband of the late Regina M. (Bloss) Kardos who died May 6, 1991.
Born in Fountain Hill on August 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.
Richard was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown. He was active in the 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. He graduated from the Bethlehem Business School.
Survivors: Children: Kevin R. and his wife Laurie of Medford, NJ, 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; 9 grandchildren.
Services: Family and friends are invited to call 12 noon – 1 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2013 at Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Main Street, Hellertown followed by the service at 1 p.m. Interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, #1 Reed Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19106.