Richard J. Collier
1944 - 2021
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SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - Richard J. Collier, 76, a resident of Rosewood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Schuylkill Haven, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the center.

Born in Philadelphia on September 5, 1944, he was a son of the late James and Marie (McDonald) Collier.

He was a graduate of Catholic High School in Mount Carmel.

Mr. Collier served his country as a United States Army Medic from June 14, 1965 until Feb. 18, 1967.

Richard retired from the former Alumo Corp. in Mount Carmel Township.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church.

Surviving are three brothers, Jack Collier, of Kulpmont, James Collier, of Danville, and Roman Kenenitz, of Mount Carmel; six sisters, Anne Marie Myer and her husband, Clancy, of Mechanicsburg, Mary Mazurkevich and her husband, John, of Lancaster, Joan Rice and her husband, Francis, of Dover, Romaine Trefsger and her husband, Dan, of Ashland, Donna Monahan, of Wilkes-Barre, and Helene Edling, of Fountain Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.

COLLIER - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 11:30 am in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church with the Rev. Francis J. Karwacki, Pastor as the celebrant. Interment with military honors will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. A viewing will be held on Thursday morning from 9:30 am until 11:15 am at the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street, Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. To leave a condolence to the family please sign the guestbook at

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Published in The News Item on Jan. 16, 2021.
Mass of Christian Burial
11:30 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
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