Age 72, of Broadkill Beach, Milton, DE, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Beebe Medical Center.
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Richard was born in Blue Ridge Summit, PA, son of the late Calvin and Mary Etta (McCleaf) Harbaugh. He retired as supervisor of the Die Cutting Department of Dee Paper Co., Chester, Penn., where he worked for 43 years. Richard was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a US Army veteran and member of the VFW Post 6984 in Milton and American Legion Post 17 in Lewes.
In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by a sister, Linda Harbaugh and brother, Harvey Harbaugh.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Carole (Dickey) Harbaugh; 2 children, Christine Montisano and husband, Frank; and Richard Harbaugh, Jr., and wife, Michelle; 3 grandchildren, Calvin, Olivia and Lucas Harbaugh; 5 siblings, Fred, Gilbert and Shirley Harbaugh, Irene Lynch and Janet Kennedy; 3 step-children, Susan Clymer, John Smeyda and Patricia Bone; 9 step-grandchildren and 8 step-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Conley's U.M. Church, 33106 Jolyn's Way, Lewes, DE, with visitation after 12 pm.
The family extends a special thank you for the care and concern shown them over the last several months by Beebe Medical Center, especially 5th floor staff and ICU.
The family has requested, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Beebe Medical Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958.
Arrangements in the care of
Short Funeral Services, Milton
Published in The News Journal from February 18 to February 19, 2013