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Richard F. Donchez QCHS Spanish teacher

Richard F. Donchez, 84, of Bethlehem, died March 9, 2023, in Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Charles S. and Mary A. Donchez. He was the husband of the late Georgene Donchez for 42 years.

He was majored in teaching and was a 1960 graduate of Moravian College.

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served for four years.

He taught Spanish at Quakertown Community HS for 31 years until he retired in 1992. He then worked for the Pennsylvania Liquor Contol Board until he retired after 10 years. He worked at Pharo’s Garden Center, Bethlehem; Space Port, Lehigh Valley Mall; and other jobs.

He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Ann; cousins; nieces; and a nephew.

He was predeceased by an identical twin brother, Charles S. Donchez Jr.

Contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.