Richard G. Krall “Coupon man” died January 11, 2022 at home and was born August 26, 1938 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to parents George J Krall and Julia Provasnik Krall. Richard also had a sister Judith Krall. He his preceded in death by his parents and sister.
At a young age he worked at the Memorial Theatre in downtown McKeesport where his dad was the manager. As a young man Richard would enlist in the army for 2 years where he was stationed in Japan. Later he would work for US steel for some years till there closings in mid 80’s. He then worked for Allegheny county community college in West Mifflin in communications till his retirement.
Richard’s life was consumed with his love for music, movies, television shows, books, magazines and anything nostalgic from his younger years. He also followed and loved his home town sports team Steelers, pirates and penguins saving many, many newspaper articles over the years. He also gave donations on a monthly basis to many, many organizations including animal rescue, religious, political, veterans and local.
But his true love was sitting for hours with his coffee with earphones on at many local eateries cutting coupons and more coupons and more coupons for everything he purchased and also purchased things he didn’t even need just because he had a coupon for it. He was always happiest when he was sharing coupons that he cut for other people or giving out greeting cards for everyone for special occasions. He was also preceded in death by grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins and friends. He is survived by his adopted family and friends from the corner donut shop Joe Manning and Shelly Demeri and many others. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Sunday, January 30, 2022 from 12-2 PM, with a blessing service. Entombment will take place Monday, January 31, 2022 at 10 AM in St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum.
Originally published January 26, 2022.