The Life of Richard C Oswald
Richard C. Oswald, 79, of Zerbe, Reilly Township, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday at home.
Born in the home where he lived, he was a son of the late Thomas and Catherine McCaughy Oswald. He was a 1958 graduate of Tremont High School. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Swatara Coal Company and later worked for Berks Soil and Stone.
He was a member of the Muddy Creek Sportsman’s Club.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Oswald.
He is survived by his wife, the former Lorelei Stine, to whom he was married for 60 years; six children, Linda Russell, New Ringgold, Sheila Turick (spouse, Joseph), Quakertown, Yvonne Malatino (spouse, Paul), Crofton, Maryland, Laurie Hoffman (spouse, John), Minersville, Richard Oswald, (spouse, Angela), Zerbe, and Jamie Oswald, Zerbe; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Barbara Ditzler, Pittston; nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury Street, Minersville on Friday from 6:00 A.M. until funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, North Manheim Township.