Richard D. “Dick” Cowher
Richard D. “Dick” Cowher, 84, of Sandy Ridge, PA died on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the UPMC Altoona Hospital.
Born on August 18, 1933 in Sandy Ridge, PA he was the son of the late Joseph and Florence (Shipley) Cowher. He married Joan T. (Reese) Cowher on October 5, 1957 in Sandy Ridge, PA: she survives at home.
He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Sandy Ridge, PA.
Richard was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Osceola Lodge #515 F. & A. M., the LOOMoose #154, the American Legion in Philipsburg, PA and the Mountain Top Fire Company in Sandy Ridge, PA. He was retired from Westvaco in Tyrone, PA and was a 1951 graduate of the former Philipsburg High School.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy J. Cowher.
Along with his wife, he is survived by: one son, Dr. Christopher Cowher & his wife Dr. Camille Cowher of Weirton, WV; one sister, Bernice Kyler of Sandy Ridge, PA: and two grandchildren, Abigail and Joseph Cowher.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC in Osceola Mills, PA: with Pastor Beth Stutler officiating. Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until funeral time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, c/o – Virginia Snyder, P.O. Box 3, Sandy Ridge, PA 16677.
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