Richard S. “Dick” Warren, 96
Richard “Dick” S. Warren, 96, of Lancaster, passed away, Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at Moravian Manor Nursing Home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Lance and Florence (Johns) Warren, and the husband of the late Anne (Heyer) Warren who died in 1998.
Dick proudly served in the United States Merchant Marines during WWII as a Radio Operator. He was a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in 1935.Dick was Director of Personnel at Hamilton Watch Company before his retirement in 1975. He was a member of Lancaster Moravian Church, and formerly active in the Toast Masters Club. He was an avid photographer and speaker. Dick enjoyed woodworking and nature. He had given his Covered Bridge Speech 340 times, along with other speeches involving nature, with a colored slide show which included photos he had taken.
Dick is survived by 2 children; John Warren and his wife Patricia of Phoenix, Md., and Sue Bishop of Miami, Fl.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 21, 2009 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Chapel 3110 Lititz Pike at 10 a.m. with Rev Dean Easton officiating. Family and friends will be received Friday, November 20, 2009 at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Interment will follow the service at St. Peters Cemetery, Neffsville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Lancaster County Conservancy 117 S. West End Ave. P.O. Box 716 Lancaster 17608. To send an online condolence please visit snyderfuneralhome.com.
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WE WISH TO EXTEND OUR SINCERE, HEARTFELT SYMPATHY ON THE LOSS OF YOUR BELOVED FATHER. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED AT OUR MORAVIAN CHURCH. IT WAS ALWAYS A JOY TO TALK TO HIM. WE WILL KEEP YOU IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. IN CHRISTIAN LOVE
LOIS GLICK AND SHEILA THOMAS
Dick Warren will be deeply missed in our Congregation. We enjoyed his presentations. He was a quite, unassuming individual that we looked for each week in Church and even just a wave or a smile was always acknowledged and appreciated. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.
Helen & Dick Vogel
Dear Susan, Jack and Patti,
We wish to send our heartfelt sympathy at this time of sadness. We think of Uncle Dick with fond memories, especially of his family history research, the book is a lasting treasure. You are in our prayers ,
Peggy & Frank Weisent