Dr. Richard H. Schietrumpf

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June 23, 2013

Dr. Richard H. Schietrumpf, 64, of Hometown, formerly of Mahanoy City until 1992, died Sunday in Hometown.

Born in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late Henry R. and Beatrice May Herring Schietrumpf.

He was a 1967 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School, a 1971 graduate of Penn State and a 1975 graduate of Temple University.

Dr. Schietrumpf had a dental practice in Hometown.

He was a former member of Trinity United Church of Christ, where he served as the youth group advisor.

He was a former member of Tamaqua School Board.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Brian Scott, in 1956.

Surviving are a sister, Susan Ritz and her husband, Jeffrey, Coplay; nieces, Rachel Quirk, San Francisco, Calif., and Kayla Quirk, Coplay; and a nephew, Kristopher Quirk and his wife, Tami, Minersville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, Tamaqua, with the Rev. Fred T. Crawford III officiating. Calling hours will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, 22 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, PA 18252. For online guest registrym visit www.zrgfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are being handled by Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

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500 East Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252
(570) 668-0390
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Published in Republican & Herald on June 26, 2013
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