Parkland Press

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Geraldine D. Richard

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC Greenawalds

Geraldine D. Richard, 89, formerly of Neffs, died Oct. 6, 2017, in Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek, Northampton.

She was the wife of the late Edwin J. Richard Sr.

Born May 4, 1928 in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Leroy A. and Elsie M. (Noll) Becker.

She was a member of UCC Greenawalds, South Whitehall, and a member of the Eulalia Order of the Eastern Star, Coudersport.

She was a former Den Mother, Cub Pack 8, Greenawalds.

Her survivors include children Linda M. Slivka and her partner, Carl Guinther, of Bernville, Richard B. of Laurys Station, Robert R. and his wife, Susan, of Coudersport, Edwin J. Jr. and his wife, Karen of Rialto, Calif., John A. and his wife, Susan, of Elizabethtown, Laura A. Richard and her partner, Tim Blackston, of Martinez, Ga.; brother David Becker of Rehoboth, Del.; sister Christina Dialectos of Reading; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many cousins.

She was predeceased by a brother, Richard, who was listed as missing in action during World War II.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville