Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 E. Broad Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
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Richard C. Steager

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Richard C. Steager Obituary
Steager, Richard C.Richard C. "Dick" Steager, Sr., 81, of Bethlehem, died on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital in Fountain Hill. He was born in Bethlehem, the son of the late Raymond Goth and Mildred (Steager) Goth. He was the devoted husband to Mary Jo (Leszcynski) Steager. They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary this past October 5th. Dick worked for Mack Trucks, Inc. as a painter for 32 years and also as a Graphic Management Assistant for nine years. He was a veteran of the Korean War in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Fountain Hill American Legion, the Fairview Fire House in Allentown and a life-time member of the Macungie VFW. Dick was a former member of Reform Church in Bethlehem. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and driving ARDC midget race cars. Survivors: He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Mary; son, Richard C. Steager, Jr. and his wife, Louise; his grandchildren, Melissa, wife of Scott Penn and Jacob and Tyler Steager; his two great-grandchildren, Ava and Nina; many loving nieces and nephews; and his devoted grand doggie, Hannah. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Diane Steager. Services: A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 12 p.m. at Connell Funeral Home, Inc. 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem. Viewings will be held, Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, from 11 to 12 p.m. in the funeral home. Send online condolences to Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 3219 Santee Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18020.
Published in Morning Call on June 24, 2014
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