Richard M. Christner

Born: Sat., Aug. 24, 1940
Died: Sun., Feb. 14, 2021

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Christner, Richard M., 80 of Johnstown passed away February 14, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center. Born August 24, 1940 in Johnstown son of the late Miles and Twila (Livingston) Christner. Survived by loving wife of 44 years the former Deborah Stolar. Daughter Lisa M. Christner, granddaughter Meghan Komara and great grandchildren Aralynn Komara and Emmett Allen Miles Cedor. Richard was a 1958 graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School, served in the U.S. Army and was a retired Foreman for Grandview Cemetery. He loved reading novels and watching black and white movies especially Casablanca. He had an appreciation for musicals, museums, the fine arts and enjoyed taking trips to New York with his wife. As an avid football fan he enjoyed watching the Steelers and Notre Dame. Richard was a loving husband, father and grandfather who also cherished time with his granddaughter and grandchildren and cat Sandy. By request services will be private. Interment Grandview Cemetery. Geisel Funeral Home - Johnstown is honored to serve the family.

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Sandra Lewis
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
Deb and family,
Bob and I are so sad to hear about the passing of Rich. We always enjoyed talking with Rich, he always had a positive outlook.
Bob enjoyed working not only for Rich but also with him.
Rich will be missed!
May you feel the comfort of the Lord surround you at this time in your lives.
God bless you, Bob and Sandy Lewis

   Posted Sun February 28, 2021
Deb and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Rich.
We did monument engraving and every time we worked in Grandview Cemetery we talked to Rich. We always enjoyed seeing him. He was related to my wife's Aunt Ada Briskey from Meyersdale and we usually talked about her and Meyersdale.
Again you have our sympathy.
Marty & Peggy Yommer

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