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John Allen Rickard Sr.

May 22, 1937 July 3, 2022
John Allen Rickard Sr.
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Obituary for John Allen Rickard Sr.

John Allen Rickard Sr., 84, of Olanta, passed away Sunday July 3, 2022 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

Born May 22, 1937 in Glasgow, PA, he was the son of Luther Deuwain and Mary Catherine (Helsel) Rickard. Mr. Rickard was retired as a Maintenance/Mechanic for the former Kent’s Sportswear in Curwensville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding horses. He was a US Army Air Corp/US Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving is a son John A. Rickard Jr. of Curwensville, a daughter Jennifer Merritts and husband Dale of Berwinsdale; two grandchildren Ronald Queen Jr. and wife Gloria of Grampian and Brittany Queen of Berwinsdale; two great grandchildren Tessa and Colton Queen; and a brother Raymond Rickard and wife Diane of Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother L. Deuwain Rickard Jr., and two sisters Donna Bennett and Charlotte Rickard.

Funeral Services for John Rickard Sr. will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Friday July 8, 2022 at 1:00 PM, with the Reverend Stephen D. Shields officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Fallentimber, PA.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 AM until time of services at 1:00 PM.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to: Squirrel Tails for Trout * c/o 688 Washington Avenue * Curwensville, PA 16833.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

8

Jul

11:00 AM 7/8/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 7/8/2022 1:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Service

Friday

8

Jul

1:00 PM 7/8/2022 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 7/8/2022 1:30:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Funeral Service

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rt 865 South
Fallentimber, PA 16639

Rt 865 South Fallentimber 16639 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Squirrel Tails for Trout

c/o 688 Washington Avenye
Curwensville, PA 16833
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