Richard Popeye Fishburn

December 29, 2019


Richard “Popeye” Fishburn, 89, of Ashland, former Locustdale resident, passed away Sunday, December 29th, at the Schuylkill Center Nursing Home, Pottsville.  Born in Locustdale, he was the son of the late Joseph and Doretah Kehler Fishburn.  He attended Cunningham Township High School, and was employed as an equipment operator for the former Potts Colliery, Locustdale, until its closing, and later retiring from the Gilberton Coal Company, Gilberton.

Preceding him in death was his wife Edith Schrader Fishburn passing in 2012, sisters, Mary, Margaret, Dorris, Helen, and Catherine, also brothers, Joseph, William, Robert, Elmer, Albert, Harry, Thomas, and Raymond.


Sister, Ruth wife of Richard Oyer, Upper Mount Bethel, PA

Sister, Loretta Sabol, Frackville

Many Nieces and Nephews

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside funeral service, Tuesday, January 14th, 11:30 AM, in Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs.  Officiating will be Rev. Rose Marquardt, pastor of Grace Evangelical Church, Locustdale.  Visit  The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
January 14, 2020

11:30 AM
Christ Church Cemetery

Fountain Springs, PA 17921

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