Richard “Dick” Arthur of Hermitage, PA passed away after an extended illness at UPMC Farrell on January 21, 2022. He was 77 years old.
Dick was born in Titusville, PA on July 31, 1944 to Richard and Helen (Minick) Arthur. He graduated from Hickory High School with the class of 1962. He took police courses at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and attended Northwest Police Academy in Meadville, PA and served as Deputy for the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department for 10 years. He also worked for Sharon Steel in Plant Protection for twenty years. On June 8th, 1963, he married Rosalie Gassner.
He was a member of numerous local police departments, including FOP Lakeland Lodge #88, as well as a member of the Masonic Lodge #810, Valley of New Castle Consistory, and the Boy Scouts of America, in which he served as Scout Master. He was also a member of Notre Dame, where he served as Eucharistic Minister.
Dick enjoyed gardening, traveling and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife at home; daughter, Vicki (Jim) Miller of Sharpsville, PA; sons, Brian (Michelle) Arthur of Greenville, PA and Rob (Valerie) Arthur of Brandon, FL; sister, Barbara Teehan of Naples, FL; grandchildren, Jaqueline (Steve) Manzo, Heather (Justin) Korba, Lisa Arthur, Richard (Jenna) Arthur and Maryleigh Arthur; great-grandchildren, James Domenick Manzo, Micaela Rose Manzo and Christian Robert Manzo.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call Monday January 24, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the SHERMAN Funeral Home, 2201 Highland Rd, Hermitage
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday January 25, 2022 at 11:00 am in Notre Dame Church, 2325 Highland Rd, Hermitage with The Very Rev. Richard J. Allen, E.V. officiating. Friends are welcome to meet directly at the church.
Burial will take place in Mount Washington Cemetery in Mercer, PA
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory
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