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Richard C. Shick

Jun 19, 2014

Richard C. Shick, 77, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014. in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born in Montgomery, Lycoming County, on Friday, Aug. 21, 1936, he was the son of the late Scott E. and Elsie Mae (Stamets) Shick.

Dick was the husband of Delores J. (Roush) Shick with whom he celebrated a 38th wedding anniversary on Dec. 20, 2013.

He was a 1955 graduate of Montgomery-Clinton High School. Dick was employed as an equipment operator, class 3, by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation at Montoursville, for 32 years where he drove the “Pony Express” truck.

He was a member of the South Williamsport United Methodist Church. Dick’s hobby was train collecting and he was a member of the Train Collectors Association. He was also a life member of Williamsport Lodge 145 Loyal Order of the Moose for 52 years. He was a member of the John F. Laedlein Lodge No. 707 of the Free and Accepted Masons and the Zafar Grotto at South Williamsport where he was a past Monarch.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Scott R. and Krrin A. Shick, of Allenwood and one sister and brother-in-law, Sandra C. and Walter James, of Montgomery.

Funeral services were conducted from the South Williamsport United Methodist Church, 409 Main St., South Williamsport at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, with the Rev. Mark Brumbach, his pastor, officiating. Interment was in the Green Lawn Memorial Park. Friends called on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. The family provided the flowers.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Moose Charities, C/O Moose Heart School Endowment Fund, 155 S. International Drive, Moosehart, IL 60539-1100, or to the South Williamsport United Methodist Church, 409 Main St., South Williamsport, PA 17702.

Arrangements were handled by the Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service, 40 E. Houston Ave., Montgomery. Please visit www.betzerfuneral.com to sign the guest book or send an e-condolence.