Obituary

Richard Gilpin

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OVERFIELD TWP. — Richard T. Gilpin, of Overfield Township, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at home. He was married to the former Ruth Goodrich since 1963.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Jabez and Mary Headley Gilpin. Before his retirement, he was a converting technician at Plainwell Tissue in Ransom. He was also a veteran of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

He is also survived by a son, Mark Gilpin and his wife, Cheryl, of Lake Winola; daughter Sharon Hisle and her husband, Daniel, of New Market, Tenn.; brothers James, David, Marvin, Melvin and Ralph; sisters Joan Dymond and Carol Koons; grandchildren Jeffrey Jabez, of New Market, Tenn., Kirsten Marie, of Lake Winola, and Sarah Elizabeth and husband, Cory, of Sevierville, Tenn.; and a great-granddaughter, Jocelynn Paige, of Sevierville, Tenn.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and Jay.

The funeral was held from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit, with services by Deacon Ray Pieretti. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery, Mill City.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp for the Blind, 114 Route 103 South, Mount Union, PA 17066.

To send an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.


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Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home
418 South State Street
Clarks Summit, VA 18411
(570) 586-7821
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Published in Times Leader from May 17 to May 18, 2018