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Richard N. Sopko
Richard N. Sopko, 75, of Bethlehem died on Thursday, February 7, 2013 in St. Lukes University Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the loving husband of Judy (Wolper) Sopko for 23 years. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Gizella Sopko of Allentown and the late Nicholas Sopko. He was a photographer for 43 years at Lehigh University, retiring in 2004. He honorably served his country with the U.S. Air Force during Peacetime. Richard enjoyed photography, nature and spending time outdoors with his family. Survivors: Along with his wife, and mother; step-children, Kevin Cornman and wife Kathy of Harleysville, Linda Cornman of Alburtis; step-grandchildren, Kyle and Brett Cornman; siblings, Patricia Sefranek and husband John, Christine Santos and husband Antonio all of Bethlehem, Sandra Sopko-Morando of Port St. Lucie, FL; nieces, Karen and Diane Sefranek, Linda Barket; and nephew, Michael Sefranek. Services: A memorial service was held on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at St. Stephens Lutheran Church, Bethlehem. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway, Fountain Hill. Online condolences: www.cantelmifuneralhome.com. Contributions: Hawk Mountain and/or the Cape May Bird Observatory, NJ.
Published in Morning Call on Apr. 13, 2013
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