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Richard G. Lantz Sr.

East Berlin, Pennsylvania

May 16, 1923 – May 14, 2019

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Richard G. "Dick" Lantz, Sr., age 95, of East Berlin, formerly of Mechanicsburg passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Vibra Life. He was born May 16, 1923 to Kenneth H. Lantz, Sr. and Violet (Bretz) Lantz of West Fairview. Dick graduated from Lemoyne High School in 1939. Dick was a...

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I knew Dick through working at IBM. He was well known and liked there.
His daughter Joyce also
Worked there and has been my best friend for
Many years.

Dick was a good man, and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. As a member of the Greatest Generation, he was always humble about his military service, so I asked him about it about 10 years ago. As a tribute to him, I would like to post his reply, in his words:

"I was trained as a high speed (fixed station) radio operator in Kansas City, MO in 1943, Mar-Aug, excellent training.

Sailed Sept. '43 from San Fran. to Sydney Australia on the West Point, formerly...

I had the pleasure of taking care of Richard at VibraLife when I worked there. He was a feisty sweetheart with a great sense of humor. I'm very sad to hear of his passing but thankful I had the chance to know him. I'll never forget him. My condolences to his family and friends.

Nina and Family

Sorry to hear about Dick
he will be missed.

Betty Bitner