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Bill Richter was granted peace on January 28, 2012, at age 54, of Finleyville, after a long, hard battle with pancreatic cancer. His final days were spent surrounded by family and many friends. Bill lived his life with integrity and will be greatly missed by many, especially his loving and dedicated family. He was the beloved husband of Jean A. (Weinheimer) (Jenks) Richter; loving father of Bryan Jenks and Michael and Jessica Richter; dear son of William and Shirley Richter; son-in-law of Blanche and the late Paul Weinheimer; loving grandfather of Austin; brother of Shirley Richter, Melissa (Dan) Diesel, and the late Michael Richter; brother-in-law of Tom (Jan) Weinheimer, Steve (Linda) Weinheimer and Paul "P.D." (Cam) Weinheimer; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Bill was a member of Teamsters Local #250 and employed by Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co. Friends received Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the GRIFFITH MORTUARY, INC., 5636 Brownsville Rd., Broughton- Curry-South Park Twp. Funeral prayer Thursday at 9:30 a.m., with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Nativity Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for Bill's son, Michael's education.

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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2012.
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November 12, 2020
I will always love you, and miss you till I see you again . I know you are watching over all of us . You would of loved to hold Jack and kiss his sweet head . Honey I love you !
Jeannie Richter
July 5, 2020
BILL not a day goes by that I dont think about you ..I love you and miss you so much . Bryan is doind well , you have a grandson JACK , I know you watch over him . You I know are proud of Michael for all he went through , I know you watch over us ! As for myself and your family , Bryan , Katherine, Michael , JACK , and PD we still live with the pain of losing you ..
Your presence though we can not see you is all around us . I love you !
Jeannie Richter
June 9, 2020
My Bill , BRYANs and Michaels Dad . We love you so very much ... You live strong in all of us , there is not a day that goes by that we do not think about you or see you in in our dreams . I miss you beyond belief. I love you pBill , Micheal is the spitting image of you ! Your BRYAN has started his own business and has asked Michael to join him ! You would be so proud of your boys . Michael is so smart !!! He has graduated from Point Park . You I know would be so proud . He is amazing . BILL PLEASE CONTINUE TO WATCH OVER ALL OF US !
From me to you Bill , honey I love you and one day I will see you again. Then I will be safe in your arms ..
I still cant believe your gone , its been so hard .
February 1, 2012
Your Light will forever shine in your family
February 1, 2012
Our dearest Billy, one of the kindest, most wonderful guys I've ever known. You are going to missed by so many. A great friend, brother, son. I know you are in a better place, without pain and sickness. My deepest sympathy to Big Bill, Shirley, Sippy, Melissa, Jean and Michael. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all, Jo Jo
Jo Ann Giunta
February 1, 2012
Love you Bill,

Jean you are all in my heart and prayers. We have all had so much fun in the past. Let those memories live on in your heart, and lessen the burden of healing.

God Bless You All

Carol Supp
February 1, 2012
Jean and Family... I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Remember always the good times, and I am sure he will be smiling down upon you. My thoughts and prayer are with you during this time. Janet Fitzhenry
January 31, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to you Jean & family. We are sadden to hear about Bill. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you.
Bob,Jackie,Kevin Nelson
January 31, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss Aunt Jean, Michael, Bryan and Jessie. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Jess Moffat
January 31, 2012
Dear Jean, Uncle Bill, Aunt Shirley, Melissa and Sippy,

Although I'm far away, I will never forget cousin Billy because my cheeks remind me of him all the time. "Give me some Skin" wll be forever etched in my mind. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this difficult time! Lisa XOXOX
Lisa Kernicky
January 31, 2012
My dear brother Bill you have been restored everything cancer took you have back. I will miss you terribly. You were the strongest person I have ever known to endure what you did. What an example you have set for those of us left behind. I will hold tight to all the memories.. you were a wonderful brother. I love and miss you.
Your sister Melissa
January 30, 2012
Dear Jean and Family~ I'm sorry to hear the news of Bill. My thoughts and prayers to you during this difficult time.

Pam White
January 30, 2012
god bless you brother you will missed ilove you your sister shirley
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