Richard D. Spath, 86, of Riverdale, N.Y., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
Born in Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late John J. and Margaret Schwartz Spath.
Richard served in the U.S. Navy
during World War II
and was a pioneer in the electrical and lighting industries.
Richard is survived by his wife, the former Renee Turtletaub; sons, John and Greg (Lois); grandsons, Daniel and David (Kim); granddaughter, Emma; and great-grandchildren, Oliver, Summer and Cole.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday from Rosenberg Funeral Chapel Inc., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Temple Israel Cemetery, Swoyersville. Shiva will be observed in New York.