Richard E. Appleby Jr., 51, of 8 Elm St., Bradford, passed away Monday (Feb. 17, 2014) at his residence.
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Born Oct. 31, 1962, in Bradford, he was a son of Richard E. Appleby Sr. and Alice Diane Harris Lowe, who both survive.
He was a 1980 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School.
Mr. Appleby was a member of St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, where he also sang in the choir for many years.
He also volunteered his time at STEPS Drop-in Center, serving as president. He served on the Speaker's Panel for Dickinson Mental Health Center and spoke to numerous groups throughout the area.
Mr. Appleby was also an avid crochet artist.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, William Appleby of Pittsburgh; two aunts, Becky Schoenberger of Greenwood, S.C., and Anne Williams of Eldred; an uncle, Ron Appleby of Eldred; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by an aunt, Sondra Guilford; an uncle, Herb Appleby Jr.; and his grandparents who raised him, Herbert and Alice Appleby.
At the request of the family, there will be no public visitation. Funeral services will be held at a later time and date to be announced.
Memorial contributions, can be made to Evergreen Elm, 71 Main St., Bradford; or to a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 19 to Mar. 3, 2014