Richard Francis Umstead, 81, of New Windsor, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at home.
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Born March 26, 1930, in Sellersville, Pa., he was the son of the late William E. and Anna Helen Kohl Umstead. He was the husband of Lillian H. Umstead, who died in 2006.
He served in the Army. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Westminster.
He enjoyed bowling, horse races and music, especially opera. He was a big Notre Dame fan and enjoyed being around people.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan H. Chanski, of Bel Air; son Richard F. Umstead Jr. and wife Roseanne, of Hanover, Pa.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ann Heise, of Pennsburg, Pa.; and a brother, John Umstead, of Manchester, N.H.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hartzler Funeral Home, 310 Church St., New Windsor.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, with the Rev. Fr. Larry Adamczyk as the celebrant.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Vincent DePaul at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered at www.hartzlerfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 13, 2012