The Life of Richard I Schreiber

Richard I. Schreiber, 81, of Upper Darby, PA, died March 24, 2019 at the V.A. Medical Center, Coatesville. 

Raised in Yeadon and Springfield, he was a graduate of  Springfield  High and served in the U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

Richard had been employed as a Mechanic by the Lock Getty Station for over 30 years before retiring. He was a member of the Train Collector's Assoc for 50 years and a lifetime Member of Handyman's Club of America.

He enjoyed working on classic cars, trips to the casino, jigsaw and crossword puzzles.

He was the father of the late Robin O'Donnell-Carson. Survivors: include his wife of 42 years, Louise (nee Lock); daughter, Holly Steele, sister, Maryanne Hamilton, 9 grandchildren and  15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be  11am Friday, at the Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington, 2900 State Rd., Drexel Hill Pa 19026, with visitation at 10am

Burial: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA.

Contributions: in his memory to Coatesville VA Hospice Unit, 1400 Blackhorse Rd., Coatesville, PA 19320 would be preferred


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World's best great grandpa

Celebrate Dad's birthday approximately 2006.

6 of his great grandchildren celebrate Xmas 2018.

Posted by Holly S on 03/26/2019


Posted by Holly S on 03/27/2019

checking out the birdies at the unit with Holly

Posted by Louise S on 03/29/2019