Hinnershitz, Richard R. "Dick"
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July 15, 1941 - Dec. 9, 2012
Dick R. Hinnershitz, 71, of Venice, FL, formerly of Reading, PA, died on Dec. 9, 2012. Services will be held from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM today at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Venice, FL. Funeral arrangements by: Walter R. Christ Funeral Home, Inc.
He was the husband of Nancy J. (Urbanik) Hinnershitz, whom he married October 21, 1972.
Born July 15, 1941 in Reading, he was a son of the late Raymond H. and Sarah C. (Maurer) Hinnershitz.
Dick was a 1960 graduate of Reading High School and a graduate of McCann School of Business and attended Penn State University, Reading.
He was employed as a credit manager with Brenntag Northeast, Inc., formerly Textile Chemical Company, for 39 years, retiring in June, 2004.
Dick was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Venice.
He enjoyed golfing and was particularly proud of his "hole-in-one" at Capri Isles Golf Course. He was a Phillies and Eagles fan, loved telling jokes and most of all loved being a grandpa.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three children: Rebecca, wife of Frank Welton of Rapid City, SD; Gregory Hinnershitz of Miami, FL and Shari, wife of Joshua Holly of Blandon, PA.
Other survivors include his four grandchildren: Jacob, Kathryn, Kayla and Natalie.
He is also survived by his brother, Barry Hinner of Exeter Township, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: United Service Organizations (The USO) at Department WS, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, DC, 20090 or online at www.uso.org.
For online condolences, visit www.christfuneralhome.com.
Published in Herald Tribune from Dec. 12 to Dec. 13, 2012