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Richard L. Transue

May 17, 1949 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 72)

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Richard Lawrence Transue, 72, of Lower Saucon Twp., passed away at home on January 11, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Bonita A. (Millhouse) Transue with whom he shared over 40 years of loving marriage. Born on May 17, 1949, in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Gilbert L. and Gladys A. (Stark) Transue.

Richard honorably served his country in the Army being part of the Old Guard during the Vietnam war. He worked for Bethlehem Steel in the Beam Yard and in the Combination Mill until he retired. Richard also worked for Reeb Mill Work. He was a member of the NRA, Steel City Gun Club, and the Hellertown Democratic Club. Richard was an avid motorcyclist, hunter, and fisherman.


Survivors: Richard will be lovingly remembered by his wife Bonita; daughter, Nicole Baranowski; son, Richard A. Transue and wife Shannon; grandchildren, John Baranowski, Hope Saracino, Alan Transue and Tighe Transue; brother, James Adamek; sister, Patricia Gregory and husband James.  


Services: A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at


Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Richard’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.


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A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

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