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Roger H Richardson

October 7, 1942 — February 7, 2022


Roger H. Richardson, 79, of Rossiter, peacefully passed away February 7, 2022 at his Canoe Ridge home, surrounded by loved ones.

He was born October 7, 1942 to the late Lee and Jennie (Yohe) Richardson in New Kensington.

Roger attended the Canoe Ridge Church of God. He graduated from Marion Center High School in 1961. He then married his high school sweetheart Ethel Bair on November 13, 1961. She survives. They just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Roger was a coal miner by heart and trade for over 30 years, retiring from Doverspike Coal Company. He and Ethel loved to go to flea markets, yard sales, visiting friends, family and their annual trip to the condo at the Outer Banks, N.C. Roger was never an idle body. He loved being outdoors. He was always up for a geocaching adventure with Linda as team, PA Ridge Runners, finding over 3000 caches, covering many miles and mountains over the years. His many lunch and shopping trips with Larissa; he also loved quiet times with Ethel sitting around the campfire at their camp, on the farm.  Roger loved farming alongside his sons on the family farms. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends whom he helped, including the Amish community.

Together, Ethel and Roger raised three children. Linda (Mark) Daugherty, Rochester Mills, Garry (Lori) Richardson, Glen Campbell, David (Darla) Richardson, Rossiter. His family grew with his abundance of grandchildren, Larissa Daugherty, Garrett (Rachel) Richardson, Marshall (Teresa) Richardson, Amanda (Mark) Kresage, Alicia (Scotty) Smith, Cody (Shelbie) Wood, Brianna (JT) Neese, Great Grandchildren, Violet and Iris Richardson, Chase, Riley and Harper Kresage, Landon, Owen, Carter, and Malia Smith, Sophia and Jeremy III Neese and baby Wood due in August. He is also survived by his sister, Jennielee Fox, UT, Sister-in-law’s Florence Richardson, Hudson, FL, Mary Richardson, Rossiter, brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Jean Bair, Linesville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Robert, Marvin, Charles and Darrel Richardson.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc., 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767. A funeral service will be celebrated on Friday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Earl Flick officiating.

Graveside services will follow at Pine Cemetery, Rossiter.

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

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Friday, February 11, 2022

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