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Richard M. "Pap" Irvin

April 4, 1945 ~ November 17, 2018 (age 73)

            Richard M. “Pap” Irvin, 73, died Saturday morning November 17, 2018 at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Altoona.

            He was born April 4, 1945 in Altoona a son of the late Samuel Herbert and Grace Ella (Reigh) Irvin.

            Surviving are a sister, Peggy J. Brown of North Ft. Myers, FL; six nieces and nephews, Bette E. Fischer, Jeffrey R. Brown, James H. Irvin, Janet L. Hazlett, Richard J. Brown and Carol L. Merritt; numerous great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews; and his wonderful caregivers and “family” at Skills.

            Richard was preceded in death by a brother, John H. Irvin in 2006.

            Mr. Irvin was a member of Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona.

            He enjoyed trains and watching baseball and football. Richard enjoyed watching old westerns, especially John Wayne movies.

            A future memorial service is planned to be held in the spring with interment to be made at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to Skills of Central Pennsylvania, 341 Science Park Drive, State College, PA 16801.

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