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Richard E. McDivitt, Jr.

September 25, 1954 — October 12, 2022

Richard E. McDivitt, Jr., 68, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at Mulberry Square Elder Care and Rehabilitation in Punxsutawney.

He was born in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Richard E. McDivitt, Sr. and Evelyn (Hetrick) McDivitt.

Rick was a highway construction operating engineer and belonged to the Teamsters Union for seven years and the Union Hall Operators Union #66. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming.

Rick is survived by four children; Rick E. McDivitt, III and wife Alicia, Amanda G. McDivitt-Martin, Cherry Ann Meko and husband Michael all of Punxsutawney and Rachael McDivitt of Trade City, eight grandchildren; Garrison and Gavin McDivitt, Mason and Lily Yoder and Raiven Martin, and Alex, Charlee and Rowan Meko. He is also survived by five siblings; Randy McDivitt and wife Donna, Rod McDivitt and wife Tammy, Mitzi McDivitt, Heidi Strischock and husband Ed and Mona Powell and husband Glenn and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Saturday from 3-7 PM at McCabe Funeral Home, Inc. 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA  15767. A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 1:00 PM at Zion Methodist Church in Porter.

Interment will take place at Zion Cemetery in Porter.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Zion Cemetery in Porter c/o Tammy McDivitt, 967 McDivitt Road, Punxsutawney, PA  15767.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion Methodist Church (Porter)

Zion Road, PA 15767

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