Clare V. Richard

Clare V. Richard, 91, of Lewistown, passed away at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at her home.

Born Dec. 5, 1928, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Bertha (LeCompte) Hickman. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Alvin E. Richard, whom passed away in 2016; her son-in-law, Gary L. Wagner; and a step grandson, Gary Lee Wagner Jr.

Clare is survived by her loving children, Sandra Wagner, and Lamar Richard and wife, Tammy, all of Lewistown; siblings, Della Rae Goss, of New Jersey, Robert Hickman, of Martinsburg, and Mary Jane Strauser, of Vira; five step grandchildren and 18 step great-grandchildren.

Clare was a member of Maitland Church of the Brethren, where she was involved in the Willing Workers Sunday School Class, and The Women’s Work quilting group. She was also a member of The Granville Grange.

A funeral service in loving memory of Clare will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, at The Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown with Rev. Charles Eldredge officiating.

There will be a viewing held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Interment will take place in Maitland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Clare’s memory are respectfully encouraged to: Maitland Church of the Brethren, 315 Crossover Dr., Lewistown PA 17044, or Lewistown Home Health and Hospice, 305 4th Street, Lewistown PA 17044

Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.barrfh.com.