Richard Bruce Poet, Jr

Richard Bruce Poet, Jr

Male 1925 - 2012  (86 years)

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  • Name Richard Bruce Poet 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 19 Nov 1925  Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 2012  York Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Richard B. "Dick" Poet, 86, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Betty K. (Keller) Eaton Poet and the late Edith M. (Buttorff) Poet.
      Mr. Poet was born in Red Lion on November 19, 1925, son of the late Bruce B. Poet, Sr. and Blanche V. (Flaharty) Poet.
      Richard retired from Caterpillar in York. He served his country in the military during WWII. He was a member of Jubilee Outreach Ministries in Red Lion, Hawk Gunning Club, Starview Sportsmen's Association, Dallastown American Legion Post #605, and was a life member of West York VFW Post #8951. He also volunteered with Red Lion Fire Police. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
      Mr. Poet leaves a son, Barry L. Poet and his wife, Linda of Manchester; a daughter, Diane M. Torzok and husband, James of Red Lion; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and three step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister Colleen Hauser and a stepson, Dale Eaton.
      A service will be held privately. Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, is in charge of the arrangements.
      Burial will be private in Red Lion Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Dallastown American Legion Honor Guard.
      Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on August 27, 2012
    Buried Red Lion Cemetery, Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2662  schnetzka
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2014 

    Father Richard Bruce Poet,   b. 17 Feb 1903, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1990, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Blanche Viola Flaharty,   b. 29 Jan 1909, Woodbine, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1929, York Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Family ID F1047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1925 - Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 2012 - York Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Red Lion Cemetery, Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Find-a-grave.com, (http://www.findagrave.com).

    2. [S40] Obituary.


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