Richard C. Kuder July 2, 1926 - February 8, 2018

Richard C. Kuder, 91, of Allentown, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 8, 2018. He was the husband of the late Josephine M. (Russo) Kuder. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Howard A. and Evelyn E. (Reichenbach) Kuder. Richard was a graduate of Allentown H.S. He spent 45 years in Sales and Management with four major national companies. He retired from American Greetings Corp. after 31 years in Sales, Recruiting and Management, where he earned “Sales Representative of the Year” and was a “Top Salesman Lifetime Sales Pacesetter”. Richard was a 50+ year member of T.P.A., Post L, Allentown, where he was a past president. He was also a past State Director. Mr. Kuder was a member of the former Salem UCC, Allentown, where he was a choir member for 25 years and a past member of Consistory. Richard was a member of Cetronia Sr. Citizens where he was a former treasurer. He was also a member of Greenawald’s Sr. Citizens. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church, Orefield.

Survivors: Daughters: Debbie Grubbs and her husband Steve, Sandra Cavalli-Dunnavant and her husband Alan, Kimberly Hartman and her husband Dave, Wanda Conrath, Melody Russo; Son: Col. Mark Transue and his wife Tina; Brothers: Bruce and his wife Lynda, Barry and his wife Sandy; Sister: Dolores Wirth; Sister-In-Law: Janice Kuder; Grandchildren: 10; Great grandchildren: 6. Richard was predeceased by a brother Paul and by a grandson.

Services: 10:30 am Wednesday, Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., 274 N. Krocks Rd., Allentown. Call 9:30 – 10:30 am Wednesday in the funeral home. www.stephensfuneral.com. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown.

Contributions: Muscular Dystrophy Assn., 2132 S. 12th St., Suite 101, Allentown 18103.


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