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Richard H. Bogert Sr. Richard H. Bogert Sr.

Richard H. Bogert Sr.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

member, Church of the Good Shepherd

Richard H. “Bogey” Bogert Sr., 93, of Macungie, died peacefully Feb. 10, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Unit with his daughter by his side. He was the husband of the late Jean A. (Foster) Bogert. They celebrated 62 years of marriage before her death in 2009. He was the son of the late Harold and Gertie (Yarnall) Bogert.

He retired from A&B Meats in 1985 and worked at NuWay Distributors part time along with his car repairs over his pit in the garage.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a lifelong member of Church of the Good Shepherd, Alburtis.

He loved snowmobiling, swimming, family vacations, spending time with family and was always joking and laughing.

He is survived by his daughter, Barbara and her husband, Daniel Heimbrook with whom he resided; son, Richard H. Jr. and his wife, Sharon; grandchildren, Rick Seidel Jr. and his wife, Lenore; Tammi and her husband, Andrew Rabert, Brad, Jason and Adam; great-grandchildren, Kayley, Colin and Brooke; sisters, Beatrice Lilly, Dolores Trexler; brother, Ronald. He was predeceased by sisters, Lorraine and Marion and brothers, Herbert, Lewis, Robert and Leonard.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., #100, Allentown, 18103.

Arrangements were made by the Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville.