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August 28, 2013

Richard S. Geissinger

Richard S. Geissinger

ONEONTA — Richard S. Geissinger, 85, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Otsego Manor.

He was born July 4, 1928, in Huntingdon, Pa., the son of Clarence and Verna (Snyder) Geissinger.

Richard married Mary Ellen Scott on Oct. 14, 1952, in Huntingdon, Pa. She predeceased him Oct. 23, 2012.

He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and received the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Campaign Stars.

Richard retired from Charlotte Valley School, where he was a custodian. He was a hard worker and continued working until the age of 80 at various jobs.

He is survived by his children, Debra and Bruce Warner of Akron, Ohio, Richard and Danielle Geissinger of Laurens and Kim Lindberg of Port Charlotte, Fla.; grandchildren, John Lindberg Jr., Justin (Megan) Lindberg and Alexandria Geissinger; a great-granddaughter, Lillian “Izzy” Lindberg; a brother, Robert (Pat) Geissinger of Huntingdon, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Catherine Wilson and Betty Isenberg.

Calling hours will be 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at the Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, Oneonta. The memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Mel Farmer, officiating.

Interment will take place in Pennsylvania at the convenience of the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.lhpfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the guidance of the Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta.

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