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Richard E. GuentherDecember 17, 1924 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 92)
Age 92, of Castle Shannon, on Monday May 8, 2017. Beloved husband of Bernice for 69 years; father of Claire (Ed) of Duquesne Heights, Rev. Rick (Ruth) of Saskatoon SK and Dan (Renee) of Charlotte NC; brother of the late Bob (Helen); also survived by 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren Rich was a letter carrier for over 40 years. He was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church,where he was a member of the retired men's group and served as an usher. Rich was also on the committee of Boy Scout Troup 228, did volunteer work for Meals-on-Wheels and Interfaith Hospitality Network, and was a 50-year member of NARFE (retired federal employees) and the Dormont Masonic Lodge #684. He also belonged to American Legion Post #490. He served in World War II and received the Purple Heart. He was a kind and thoughtful person devoted to his family and many friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday September 16 at 11:00 AM in Christ United Methodist Church 44 Highland Rd., Bethel Park, PA 15102. Interment will be in the Church Columbarium with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Duquesne Heights Christian Church, Shaler and Rutledge St.Pittsburgh, PA 15211.