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Richard C. Gustin

November 5, 1936 — December 22, 2022

Roulette, PA

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Richard C. Gustin “beloved father and grandfather”

ROULETTE, Pa.---Richard C. “Dick” Gustin, 86, of Roulette, passed away in his home with his loving family by his side on Thursday, December 22, 2022, after a short illness.

Born on Thursday, November 5, 1936 in Westfield, he was a son of Merle D. and Glenola I. Avery Gustin. On April 23, 1960 in Hinsdale, N.Y., he married Barbara J. Scutt, who passed away on June 21, 2021.

Dick was a graduate of Roulette High School. He served in the US Army from 1956 to 1961, attaining the rank of SP4. He was employed in the gas and oil field industry by Gas Field Specialists in Millport as an equipment operator.

Dick was a former member of the Roulette Volunteer Fire Department and former a member of the Moose Lodge in Port Allegany. He enjoyed working with his hands..

Left to cherish his memory are three children, Janet D. (Clifford) Bennett of Frewsburg, N.Y., and James D. (Audrey) Gustin and Brian M. (Jean Reynolds) Gustin, both of Roulette; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, Dick was predeceased by a brother, Merle D. Gustin, Jr.

Family and friends are invited to call from 12 noon to 1pm on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at the Riverside United Methodist Church, 39 River Street, Roulette, where a Celebration of Life will follow at 1pm with Pastor Matt Howe, officiating, Burial will be in Sartwell Creek Cemetery.

Members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord military honors on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Roulette Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 172, Roulette, PA 16746.

Dick’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Dick, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

 

 

 

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Saturday, January 14, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Riverside United Methodist Church

39 River St, Roulette, PA 16746

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 14, 2023

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Riverside United Methodist Church

39 River St, Roulette, PA 16746

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