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Richard Dubs

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MOUNTAINTOP Richard (Dick) Dubs entered the Lord's holy kingdom Friday, July 12, 2013, at his residence. Richard was born September 2, 1925, in Manheim Township, York County. He was a 1943 graduate of Eichelberger Senior High School, Hanover. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy aboard the USS LSM 4. He also served at the U.S. Naval Station in Adak, Alaska. Dick was active in the Boy Scouts of America, having taken an active role in the formation of Cub Scout Pack 39 and Boy Scout Troop 39, both sponsored by Bethany Lutheran Church of Montoursville. Dick was awarded the Lamb Award which is presented to adult scouters in recognition of service to youth in scouting. He was a member of the Montoursville, and Mountaintop Lions Clubs. He was instrumental in the Lions Club's procurement of a 'jaws of life' for the Rice Township Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a member of the Mountaintop Kiwanis Club. Dick was employed by Bridon American Corp, Muncy (1960 - 1977) and Nanticoke (1977 - retirement), as a Technical Services Engineer, before retiring in May 1988. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mountaintop. He was the son of the late William W. and Emma A. (Rudisill) Dubs. He was the husband of Helen I. (Wentz) Dubs to whom he was married for the past 62 years. He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen E. (Dubs) Miller of Hanover. , In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, David A. Dubs, a daughter-in-law Charlene (Wells) Dubs; and two grandchildren Nathan Dubs and Alexis Dubs of Maryville, Tenn. The funeral and viewing were held Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mountaintop. Internment was in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, on Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top has been charged with the arrangements. Remembrances may be contributed at www.mccunefuneralserviceinc.com
Published in Evening Sun on July 19, 2013
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