Richard J. Castagnera
Richard J. Castagnera, 61, of Allentown, passed away July 31, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret M. (Cassel) Castagnera. They celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary on June 22. Richard was born in Allentown, a son of Ann (Zawediuk) Castagnera of El Cajon, CA and the late Irvin Castagnera. Survivors:
Wife; mother; brothers, John and his wife Karen of La Mesa, CA; Lamont and his wife Elizabeth of El Cajon, CA; nieces Kimberly, Kerrie, Louann Steward, Roxanne Nieves and Samantha Steward. Services:
Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Durgan Grove, 182 Country Club Rd., Lehighton, PA. Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown is in charge of arrangements. www.trexlerfuneralhome.com
Richard was the recipient of a kidney transplant through the Gift of Life Donor Program. In lieu of flowers, his family suggests a donation in his memory be made: Gift of Life Donor Program 401 No. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123.
Published by Morning Call from Aug. 3 to Aug. 7, 2013.