Richard K. Heister

November 17, 1950 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Richard Heister Obituary

   Richard K. Heister, 73, of Mattawana, passed away on January 3, 2024 at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

   Born Nov. 17, 1950 in Mattawana, he was a son of the late Charles William and Marian (Allison) Heister.

   Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Robert and Darl Heister.

   Surviving are:  two sons, John R. Heister and wife Crystal of Milroy, Chad R. Cornelius of Reedsville; four brothers, Ronald Heister and wife Bernadette of McVeytown, Larry Heister and wife Velma of Granville, Darwin Heister and wife Patricia of McVeytown, Carl Heister of Camp Hill; a sister, Jane Cramer and husband Mark of McAlisterville; two grandchildren, Jasmine and Austin Cornelius; and a great grandson, Reid Cornelius.

   He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, and retired from Overhead Door Corp. in Lewistown where he worked in shipping and receiving for over 25 years.

   Richard enjoyed hunting and fishing.

   A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024 at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 South Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor Kenneth Grove officiating.  Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.

   A viewing will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service Monday at the funeral home.

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January 8, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Harshbarger Funeral Home
3 South Market Street
McVeytown, PA 17051

Funeral Service
January 8, 2024

1:00 PM
Harshbarger Funeral Home
3 South Market Street
McVeytown, PA 17051


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