April 13, 1931 - August 21, 2018
James H. “Jim” Richlin Sr., 87, of Overton, died Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at his home. Born April 13, 1931 in New Albany, he was a son of the late Theodore R. and Leona (Shilkoski) Richlin. His wife of 58 years, the former G. Mary Fassett, preceded him in death on August 9, 2012. Jim served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired in 1995 from Penn DOT, after having worked there for 20 years. He was very active in the Sullivan County Democratic Party and enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his earlier years, Jim also enjoyed gardening and farming. Surviving are two daughters, Tina Meck of Hughesville, and Elaine C. Richlin of New Albany; a son, James H. Richlin Jr. of Towanda; two sisters, Theresa Weaver of Dushore, and Ruth Thomas of Forksville; two brothers, Raymond E. Richlin of Dushore, and Carl Richlin of SC; five grandchildren, Brian J. Richlin, Wade R. Richlin, Amanda M. West, Shannon R. Clark, and Sarah J. Adams; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, Jim was preceded in death by a brother, Francis Richlin; and two sons-in-law, Arden West and Jeffrey Meck. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 27, at St. Basil's Catholic Church, 101 Churchill St., Dushore, with Rev. Richard Rojas presiding. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Dushore. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.
James H. “Jim” Richlin Sr., 87, of Overton, died Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at his home. Born April 13, 1931 in New Albany, he was a son of the late Theodore R. and Leona (Shilkoski) Richlin. His wife of 58 years, the former G. Mary... View Obituary & Service Information
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