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John Joseph Richards

November 12, 1942 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 77)


John Joseph Richards, 77, of Paw Paw, MI formerly of Lenhartsville, PA, passed away Tuesday June 30, 2020 at his home. 

He was born November 12, 1942 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Wilbert Dick and Mary (Donohue) Pitingolo. 

John proudly served in the Navy for seven years. He retired from Bethlehem Steel in Pennsylvania with more than 30 years of service. John loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He had a passion and interest in guns. He was also a true car enthusiast and took pride in his cars. In retirement John found his true dream job working for Cabela's in Pennsylvania, earning several outstanding customer service awards. 

He is survived by his two daughters, Kelly (Ron) Paulus and Kimberly (Dennis) Reynolds, seven grandchildren, Ashley Paulus, Melissa Paulus, Cody  Reynolds, Shawn Quinn, Jacob Reynolds, Andrew Quinn and Mikayla Reynolds; two sisters, Linda (late Wallace) Zimmerman and Donna (Roger) Grose. 

In accordance with John's wishes, cremation has taken place. Services will be private.

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