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Richard C. Stager

September 30, 1948 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 73)

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Richard C. Stager
January 13, 2022

Richard C. Stager, 73, of Fiddlers Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at home.

Born on September 30, 1948 in Pine Grove, he was a son of the late Lloyd Richard Stager and Thelma Brown Stager.

Richard was a 1966 graduate of Pine Grove Area High School and was of the Lutheran Faith.

He was an Air Force Veteran, serving during the Vietnam Era.

Richard was a Supervisor at Penn Dye for 26 years and a Corrections Officer at SCI Frackville for 18 years.

He was a member of the Pine Grove VFW Post 3432, H. H. & L. Fire Co. #1, Pine Grove, and a member of the Knights of the Round Table coffee club.  He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed watching them grow and play sports.  He cherished his corvette, enjoyed attending car shows and collecting trophies.  He was an avid softball player and coach until recently and was a Minnesota Vikings fan.  "Pap" enjoyed spending time with Jasper and checking in on Manson and Quinn.

Preceding him in death was a sister Anna Mae Stager.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Peggy Wenrich Stager; two daughters, Tricia and husband James Heffron, Tiffani Tobin and partner Rob Cook, both of Minersville;  a son Jeremy Stager and fiancé Amy Heck of Pine Grove; 8 grandchildren, Jarrod, Jameson and Aly Heffron, Luke and Collin Tobin, Lyla and Terra Stager, and Quade Perkins; three brothers, Ronald and wife Joanne Stager of Lewistown, Leon and wife Barb Stager, Lloyd K. Stager, both of Pine Grove; nieces and nephews and his faithful companion Jasper.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 8:00 P.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove with Pastor Claude Schach officiating.  There will be a viewing on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in St. Matthew's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 in his memory.

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January 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963

Funeral Service
January 21, 2022

8:00 PM
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963


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