Richard R. "Dick" Hinnershitz

Hinnershitz, Richard R. "Dick"
July 15, 1941 - Dec. 9, 2012
Dick R. Hinnershitz, 71, of Venice, FL, formerly of Reading, PA, died on Dec. 9, 2012. Services will be held from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM today at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Venice, FL. Funeral arrangements by: Walter R. Christ Funeral Home, Inc.
He was the husband of Nancy J. (Urbanik) Hinnershitz, whom he married October 21, 1972.
Born July 15, 1941 in Reading, he was a son of the late Raymond H. and Sarah C. (Maurer) Hinnershitz.
Dick was a 1960 graduate of Reading High School and a graduate of McCann School of Business and attended Penn State University, Reading.
He was employed as a credit manager with Brenntag Northeast, Inc., formerly Textile Chemical Company, for 39 years, retiring in June, 2004.
Dick was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Venice.
He enjoyed golfing and was particularly proud of his "hole-in-one" at Capri Isles Golf Course. He was a Phillies and Eagles fan, loved telling jokes and most of all loved being a grandpa.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three children: Rebecca, wife of Frank Welton of Rapid City, SD; Gregory Hinnershitz of Miami, FL and Shari, wife of Joshua Holly of Blandon, PA.
Other survivors include his four grandchildren: Jacob, Kathryn, Kayla and Natalie.
He is also survived by his brother, Barry Hinner of Exeter Township, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: United Service Organizations (The USO) at Department WS, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, DC, 20090 or online at
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Published in Herald Tribune from Dec. 12 to Dec. 13, 2012