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Robert R. Ridgick

April 30, 1947 — December 4, 2023

Robert R. “Bob” Ridgick, 76, of Bethlehem, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023, at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus.

Born on April 30, 1947, in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary E. (Dougherty) Ridgick.

Bob served our country in the United States Army and is a Vietnam War veteran. After being discharged from the Army, he went on to work for the Bethlehem Steel. He enjoyed cars and racing.

He will be dearly missed by his son, Corey and his wife, Erica; two sisters, Mary Ellen Heil and her companion, Robert Donnelly, and Kathleen Strunk and her husband, David; granddaughter, Brinley Ridgick; nephew, Tommy and two nieces, Mary Ann and Terri.

In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his brother, Thomas J. Ridgick.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, December 11, 2023, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 with a memorial service beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1818 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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