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Richard L. Bersch

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Richard L. Bersch Obituary
Bersch, Richard LRichard L. Bersch, 75, of Bethlehem, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospice House. He was the husband of Doris M. (Smith) Bersch, with whom he shared over 31 years of marriage. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Frederick E. and Viola I. (Rodenbach) Bersch. Richard worked at Table Supply for many years as a Butcher. He later owned and operated Bersch Brother's Amoco for over 40 years. Richard enjoyed woodworking and animals. Survivors: his loving wife Doris; daughter Bonnie L. Guidon and her husband David of Freemansburg; stepson James R. Fahr, III and his wife Denise of Bethlehem; granddaughter Heather Guidon of Freemansburg; great-grandaughter Zoey; brother Frederick E. Bersch, Jr. and his wife Margaret of Macungie; 2 loving cat companions, Willie and Millie. Richard was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth E. Bersch, and a sister, Elaine R. Bersch. Services: A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery. A memory tribute may be placed at www.longfuneralhome.com. Contributions: to St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 67 W. Washington Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18018 or The Center for Animal Health and Welfare, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton, PA 18042.
Published in Morning Call on June 8, 2014
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