Richard A. Rupert, 61, of Nescopeck Township passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born in Bloomsburg on August 3, 1954, he was the son of the late Louise (George) and Peter Harris Rupert, Sr., and a graduate of Millville High School. He was employed at the Kawneer Company, Bloomsburg for 22 years.
Rick attended the First United Methodist Church, Berwick. He was a member of the Nescopeck Township Volunteer Fire Company for over 10 years. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking, and doing search word puzzles. He liked watching investigative shows, especially NCIS, and loved MASH.
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of nearly 16 years, Beth R. (Hartman) Rupert; daughters and granddaughters, Heather Rupert, Millville; Brooke Dribelbis, Sunbury; Topanga Rupert, Rachel Rupert, and Ashely Rupert, all of Nescopeck Twp.; sister, Linda Hoffman, Shickshinny; brother, Dean Rupert, Mifflinville; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Peter Rupert, Jr. and Bob Rupert.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Friday evening, June 17, 2016 at Christ United Methodist Church, 940 Central Road, Benton, with Pastor Howard Leh officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Elan Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, to help defray Rick’s final expenses.
Online messages of comfort can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org