RICHARD BRAITHWAITE
1935 - 2021
BORN
1935
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Hess Funeral Home
14 West St
Galeton, PA
Richard Braithwaite, 85, of Galeton, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Arnot Ogden Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. Born Sept. 23, 1935, in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late John and Effie (Maisenhelder) Braithwaite.
He was married to the former Myrle Carter, who survives. Richard worked as an electrician for Rose Electric in Philadelphia. He was a member of the Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church in Gaines, enjoyed country music and collected and sold books. Surviving in addition to his wife, Myrle, are a son, Richard K. Braithwaite, Philadelphia; a daughter, Lee Ann Jorett, Galeton; two brothers, Allen Braithwaite, California and Jack Braithwaite, Hatboro; a sister, Doris Blair, Virginia and six grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Richard was predeceased by a daughter, Lynne Dee Geiser and a sister, Harriette Thomas.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. at the Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church in Gaines. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, Galeton.
Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Jun. 2 to Jun. 9, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jun
5
Memorial service
10:00a.m.
Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church
Gaines, PA
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