Richard E. Peschock, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022. He was born March 22, 1936 in Johnstown, son of the late Michael and Mary (Sokolovich) Peschock. Preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Ronald; grandparents, John and Mary (Kovach) Sokolovich. Rich was a 1954 graduate of Johnstown Catholic High School and attended Tri State College. He served in the US Naval Reserves, managed youth baseball and softball teams, served as sports commissioner, treasurer and president of the North Huntingdon Police Athletic League. Rich was employed by many engineering firms in and around the Pittsburgh area. He is survived by his wife, of 56 years, Rita (Hynes) Peschock; children and spouses, Christine Schnider, Anita Powell, Michael and Pam Peschock and Bobbi Peschock; grandchildren Gillian (Mike) Mannebach, Brandi, Austin, Ben, Tim, Mikhayla, Jonathan and great-grandchild Emery; sister-in-law Betty Peschock of Hollidaysburg, PA; brother Robert (Lee) Gaylog of Mahopac, NY; and many nieces and nephews. Mass will be celebrated at a date and time to be announced. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 09, 2022.