Richard L. Deatrich

Richard L. "Dixie" Deatrich, 57, of New Philadelphia, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, in the Schuylkill Center, Pottsville.
He worked as a miner for the Northern Star Generation, Panther Creek Partners, Nesquehoning.
Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Edward H. and Constance M. (Shamus) Deatrich.
He attended St. Clair High School and was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church, New Philadelphia.
Surviving are a brother Edward J. of Long Beach, Calif.; and aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
Service: Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, Holy Cross Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner officiating. Interment, St. Casimir Cemetery, Port Carbon. Call 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the church. Arrangements by Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon.

Published in Times News on Oct. 2, 2012