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Richard George Schenk

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Richard George Schenk

January 20, 1938

April 27, 2021

Age 83, of Litchfield Park formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at home with his family by his side. Beloved Husband of Carolyn (Goetz) Schenk for 42 years; Loving Father of Gary (Rosey) Schenk; Brother of Deborah (Tom) Morrison; Uncle of Kristen (Andy) Nardelli and Thomas Morrison II; a Veteran of the US Army; former Member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-07; Funeral arrangements by Thompson Funeral Chapel (623-932-1780).

Friends are welcome at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear on Sunday, May 9, 2021 from 1-3pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Avondale, Arizona at 10:30AM on Monday, May 10, 2021. Interment will follow the Mass at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6450 West Northern Ave, Glendale. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

5 Comments on “Richard George Schenk

  1. Rest Richard, until you hear at dawn,
    the low, clear reveille of God.

    Thank you for your service to this nation. U.S. Army

    Fair winds and following seas sailor.
    “Boatswain… Standby to pipe the side… Shipmate’s going Ashore…”

    Thank you Richard for your service to this nation. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

  2. Thanks for being a wonderful husband for my sister. Your love for each other was very evident. Thanks for being a member of the Goetz family. Rest in peace.

  3. Rest In Peace, Richard. Condolences to the family. Glad to contribute to St. Jude’s in his name. Sue (Buchanan) and Jerry Carroll

  4. One cannot remember Richard without thinking of his precious wife, Carolyn, and this is what I know about them.

    “They lived and laughed and loved..” truly and beautifully.

  5. Gary and Carolyn,
    Gary I am sorry to hear of the passing of y0ur beloved father and Carolyn the true love of your life.
    He was one of a kind. My heart goes out to you all.

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