Richard Barth, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Doey’s House, in Hagerstown. He was a recent resident of the Ravenwood Nursing Care Center, in Hagerstown.
He was the son of the late Joseph and Amy (Meldrom) Barth.
He is survived by his loving wife, Elvira, who was with him as he passed gently into the arms of his Lord and Savior.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his son, Dwight Barth, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; his sister, Betty Head and her husband, Ed, of Elkridge, Md.; his sister, Judy Redding, of Grasonville, Md.; and his brother, Calvin Barth and his wife, Blanche, of Westminster, Md.
He was a faithful attendee of the Hancock Assembly of God Church, in Hancock, Md., where he found a real church home.
Richard worked at St. Louis Roman Catholic Church and School, in Clarksville, Md. until his retirement. He always said that it was the best job he ever had. He loved the students and they loved him. The teachers and other staff always held a special place in his heart. He will be sorely missed by his family and many friends.
The family will receive friends at the Hancock Assembly of God Church, 431 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock, on Monday, March 9, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., with services at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Donald Preston will be officiating. The burial will follow after the service in the Linthicum Chapel Cemetery, in Clarksville, Md.
If you wish, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice. Richard loved helping others and would appreciate your doing that.
Arrangements were handled by the Grove Funeral Home, in Hancock, and online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com
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