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June 28, 2009

Richard E. Worman, 74, Allentown

ALLENTOWN -- Richard E. Worman, 74, of Allentown, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, in his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was married to the former Joan A. Harwick and they celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on June 11.

He was a graduate of the Allen High School Class of 1952, and was a veteran, serving in the Army.

Richard owned and operated REW Iron Works, retiring in 2004. He was formerly employed by Rarlon, Azar and Zwickle Iron Works. He also had taught welding at the Lehigh County Community College.

He was a member of St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Nativity, Allentown.

Richard was a former baseball coach in the South Parkland Youth Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Kristen Worman of Schwenksville; one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Gary Reichard of Danville; five grandchildren, Matthew and his wife, Dr. Rachel Reichard, of Baltimore, Md., Tyler and Ryan Reichard of Danville, Andrea and Erica Worman of Schwenksville; two stepbrothers, Fred and Charles Moyer of Allentown; and one stepsister, Cathy, of Florida.

Friends and family may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Stephens Funeral Home, 1335-37 Linden St., Allentown, followed by a funeral service at 1:30.

Interment will be in the Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown.

Contributions may be made in Richard's memory to the American Cancer Society L.V. Unit, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

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