Richard Hyde Sullivan

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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2012 12:08 am

Richard Hyde Sullivan, age 99, of Aspers died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at his home. He was born Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1912 in York, the son of the late Homer D. and Carrie M. (Lefever) Sullivan.

Richard came to Adams County in 1928 and worked as a farmer on his own farm.

He butchered cows and pigs and he grew fruits and vegetables to sell to his customers in Carlisle.

He was married to Florence R. Fogle for 67 years before her passing in February 2001.

He is survived by five daughters: Margaret Sullivan, Shirley Daron, Violet Karper, Diane Enyeart and Sharon Weidner, all of Aspers; two sons: Richard N. Sullivan and Robert Sullivan, both of Aspers; twelve grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a nephew, Michael Sullivan of York; and a niece, Lois Shaffer of Ohio. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jeremiah Sullivan; a sister, Margaret Keister; a nephew, Jeremiah Sullivan, Jr.; and his niece, Barbara Merck.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Dugan Funeral Home with Rev. Dale Bupp officiating. Interment will be in Bendersville Cemetery. A viewing will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Home Care Hospice, 260 W. High St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Friends may express online condolences at Professional services are being handled by Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main St., Bendersville.

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