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Richard G. Pence, 84

October 9, 2013

Richard G. Pence, 84, Ringgold, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.

He was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Brookville, a son of the late Dolly Agnes (Shreckengost) and Foster Grant Pence.

On July 5, 1951, he married Lois (Shirey) Pence, who survives.

He was a member of the Ringgold United Methodist Church.

He was a member of the Ringgold Fire Company, the New Bethlehem Masonic Lodge #522 and a Scout Leader.

He was retired from Citizen Utilities of New Bethlehem.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved woodworking, tying flies and loading shells.

He loved his family, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include five daughters, Sandra Lingenfelter and husband Randy of Punxsutawney, Barbara Miller and husband Douglas of Treasure Lake, Karen Dubensky and husband Ted of Punxsutawney, Lori Cieleski and husband Edward of Brookville, and Tricia Pence of Punxsutawney; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., today at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Ringgold United Methodist Church with Pastor Ken Duffee officiating.

Interment will be in Ringgold Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Mr. Pence’s memory, to the Ringgold Fire Company or to the Ringgold United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com.

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