Richard E. Rexroth

Richard E. Rexroth

MOUNT WOLF – Richard E. Rexroth, 85, of Mount Wolf, passed away at 11:30 PM, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Manor Care North. He was the husband of Zoelynne (Fritz) Rexroth whom he married 56 years ago on December 30, 1961.

Richard was born February 16, 1932 in Windsor Township, York County, PA and was the son of the late John and Pansy (Blouse) Rexroth.

He was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Company in York for 35 years before retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Mount Wolf where he also served on the Church Council for multiple terms. He served on the Mount Wolf Borough Council and the Mount Wolf Park Commission.

In addition to his wife, Zoelynne, Richard is survived by his son Martin Rexroth and his wife Janice of York; two grandchildren, Martin II and Marlyse; his brothers, Joseph Rexroth of Mifflintown, Dale Rexroth of Effington, SC and John L. Rexroth of Winterstown, PA. Richard was preceded in death by his daughter, Lynnelle (Zoey) Rexroth; his brother, Jay Rexroth and his sister Phyllis Stauffer.

His funeral service will begin at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Viewings will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday and 9:00 to 10:00 AM Saturday both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Manchester Union Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be the Reverend Doug Johnson.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Richards’s daughter, Lynnelle, to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation, Philadelphia Delaware Valley Chapter, 150 Monument Road, #402, Bala Cynwyd, PA. 19004.

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