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Richard D. Losey, Jr.

June 17, 1961 — February 12, 2023

Shinglehouse, Pa.

Richard D. Losey, Jr.

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Richard D. “Rick” Losey, Jr., 61, of Shinglehouse, formerly of Austin, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Sunday, February 12, 2023, after a long illness.

Born on Saturday, June 17, 1961 in Port Allegany, he was a son of Richard D. Sr. and Mary Anne McElwee Losey.

Rick was a graduate of Austin Area High School, Class of 1979. He was a self-employed logger, an occupation he truly loved.

He loved being in the woods. Rick was a motorcycle enthusiast and was a voracious reader.

Surviving are his son, Craig J. Losey of DuBois; two grandsons, Evan Losey and Noah Losey; a sister, Gayle (Les) Richner of Port Allegany; a brother, Gary L. (Gina) Losey of St. Leonard, Maryland; a nephew; a niece; and two grandnephews.

Rick was predeceased by his parents.

In keeping with Rick’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. A celebration of Rick’s life will be held at a future date at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oswayo Valley Memorial Library, PO Box 188, Shinglehouse, PA 16748 or to God’s Country Chapter of A.B.A.T.E., c/o Bill Ramsey, 529 Erickson Road, Ulysses, PA 16948.

Rick’s family 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 Rick, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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