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Richard D. Corsnitz

  • "Dick was a good shipboard friend and a good friend after..."
    - Joseph CERRONE
  • "Janet, Debbie, and Sherry, My sympathies to you in Rich's..."
    - Lynn Hamberger
  • "I am so sorry to hear about Dick passing, he was always a..."
    - Charlie Johnson
  • "Dear Jan, Deb, Sherry, and families...I'm so sorry to hear..."
    - Jed Smith
  • "Dear Janet and Family, Rich had such a beautiful spirit and..."
    - Jacque Brink

YORK TWP. Richard D. Corsnitz, 85, died at 8:43 a.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2013, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Janet J. (Callender) Corsnitz. Born September 29, 1928 in Halifax, a son of the late Charles and Velva (Straub) Corsnitz, he was a 1946 graduate of Millersburg High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University in 1952. He worked as a supervisor of accounts receivable for Hall's Trucking in Sunbury, and Motor Freight Express in York, and most recently worked for CEX Trucking, from where he retired. He also served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, and as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was a member of First Baptist Church, and had been a Sunday School teacher for 51 years. He was also a member of the Phoenix Club of York, and the Viking Athletic Association. In addition to his wife, Mr. Corsnitz is survived by two daughters, Debra J. Ludwig and her husband Steve of York, and Sherry A. Gordon and her husband Dwayne, of New Cumberland; four grandchildren, Robert and Benjamin Ludwig, Ashley Stewart and Ryan Gordon; three great-granddaughters, Rylee and Brynn Ludwig and Kendall Gordon; a brother, Robert Corsnitz of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two sisters, Shirley Cockerill of Simi Valley, Calif., and June Miller of Harrisburg. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 3375 Druck Valley Road, York, with his pastor, the Rev. Timothy J. Munson officiating. Viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Rose Cemetery with military honors presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Workinger Semmel Funeral Homes and Cremation, Inc., York, is handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 3375 Druck Valley Road, York, PA 17406.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 31, 2013
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