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Richard C. Rich

October 9, 1947 ~ March 2, 2021 (age 73)


Richard C. Rich, 73, of New Derry, died Tuesday March 2 ,2021 at Excela Westmoreland Hospital.  He was born October 9, 1947 in Latrobe, a son of the late Peter C. and Blanche H. Johns Rich.
He was a member of St.Martin Roman Catholic Church in New Derry, was a US Army Vietnam Veteran and a retired coal miner.  A loving husband and father who was a good roll model and mentor.  
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Sandy Rich.
 Surviving are his wife Lora James Rich, his sons; Brandon M. Rich of NewDerry and Christopher M. Rich of Derry.
Brothers; Vaughn L. "Dan" Rich (Elizabeth J.) of Glenville, and Peter C. Rich (Bonnie) of Derry.  His mother-in-law Dolores James of Derry, a brother-in-law Charles R. James (Francine) of Derry, nieces and nephews: Tina Rich, Lisa Campbell (Donald), Jeanine and Dan Rich, Michael and Nick James.
Friends will be received Friday from 4-7pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Ave, Derry. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10am in St, Martin Roman Catholic Church, New Derry with Father Salvatore Lamendola as celebrant. Interment will be made in the St. Martin Cemetery.
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