Richard Corwell

Richard Corwell

Friday, March 17th, 1939 Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

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Obituary for Richard E. Corwell

Richard E. Corwell, 81, of Chambersburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his home. Born March 17, 1939 in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Charles J. and Blanche (McNew) Corwell.

Richard worked at Letterkenny Army Depot for 27 years as an electronics mechanic before his retirement in 1993. He was a longtime member of The Open Door Church in Chambersburg. Richard loved riding his motorcycle, going camping, playing solitaire and chopping wood.

Surviving is his wife of nearly 55 years, Marlene (Crouse) Corwell, whom he married on November 24, 1965; two children, Scott Corwell and Holly Wrights, both of Chambersburg; three granddaughters, Abbey, Alyssa, and Marlee; and two sisters, Maxine Bietsch and Yvonne Elser, both of Chambersburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by ten of his siblings.

Private services are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Open Door Church, 600 Miller Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201, SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Colleen King

Marlene and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Keep your good memories close for comfort. Colleen King
Comment | Posted at 10:19pm via Condolence

Scott Terry

So sorry for your loss he will be missed sincerely your Scott Terry
Comment | Posted at 03:50pm via Condolence

Angela Brown

Marlene and family. I am so sorry to hear of Bruds passing. You all have my deepest sympathies. He was a sweet man and his warm smile will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 12:52pm via Condolence

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