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Richard T. Garraffa

March 30, 1947 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

 

Richard Thomas Garraffa, 75, of Bethlehem Twp., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 13, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (McKendrick) Garraffa with whom he shared over 32 years of loving marriage. Born on March 30, 1947 in Jamaica Queens, NY he was the son of the late Robert and Margaret (Gondolfo) Garraffa. 

Richard was an Executive Director for the Estée Lauder cosmetic companies on Long Island for 37 years until he retired. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and collecting old cars, especially corvettes. Richard was a proud member of the NRA. 

Survivors: Richard will be greatly missed by his wife Nancy; daughters, Margaret Garraffa Reich and husband Frank, and Kristen Garraffa Lezak and husband Charles; grandchildren, Alexa Reich, and Benjamin Reich.

Services: A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem where the family will receive friends and relatives from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to be made in Richard’s memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or ASPCA, PO Box 96929 Washington, DC 20090. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Memorial Service
Saturday
May 21, 2022

3:00 PM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

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