95, of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on January 23, 2014. Richard was born in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1918. After graduating from Central Catholic High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Pacific during World War II, where he earned two Bronze Stars. On April 19, 1947, he married the love of his life, Elizabeth "Betty" Noon Gorman. After his military service, Richard had a proud career working for the United States Postal Service for over 30 years. He was a member of the Elks Club, American Legion, and The Knights of Columbus, and enjoyed playing golf, softball, and bowling. Mostly, he enjoyed spending time with his daughter, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren. Richard was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Noon Gorman; and his son, Richard "Ricky" Gorman. He is survived by his daughter, Anne Jones and her husband, LaVerne Jones; grandchildren, Shannon and Paul Bednarowski, Beth and Steven Alonso, Lauren and David Alonso, Ryan and Liz Jones; and great- grandchildren, Emma, Kylie, Kelsie, Ellie, Dillon, Coby, and Owen, all of Peachtree City. Visitation will be held Friday, February 7, 2014, 7-9 p.m. at JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 445 Beatty Rd., Monroeville, PA (412-856-4747). A funeral service will be held February 8, 2014, at 10 a.m. at North American Martyrs Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery. www.jobefuneralhome.com. CARL J. MOWELL & SON FUNERAL HOME, Peachtree City, GA, www.mowellfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Feb. 2, 2014