Richard C. Brode, 88, of Lehighton, passed away on Saturday, June 2 in the Summit at Blue Mountain in Lehighton.
He was the husband of the late Thelma (Wrick) Brode. They had been married for 54 years until her passing in 2005.
Born in Chester, he was a son of the late George and Myrtle (Cougl) Brode.
Richard was a painter, working for Dan Kerrick in Blakeslee for most of his life.
He was a US Navy veteran.
He was a very active member of the Blakeslee United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George and William Brode.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 7 from the Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Route 209 Brodheadsville, with Rev. Joseph Healey officiating. Burial will follow in the Blakeslee Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Blakeslee United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 142 Blakeslee, PA 18610.