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Richard "Rick" J. Sosna

November 23, 1953 ~ June 18, 2019 (age 65)

Richard J. “Rick” Sosna, 65, of Girardville passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Ringtown, at the home of his daughter.  He was born in Shenandoah on November 23rd, 1953 to the late Leo and Dorothy Sosna. 

Rick was a 1971 graduate of Shenandoah Valley High School and worked at Alcoa in Cressona for many years. He was an avid fan of the North Schuylkill Spartan football program and followed them closely.  He was a devout Christian and was very active in the recovery community.  Rick was an active member of AA and volunteered his time at the local hospital helping people overcome addiction.

Besides his parents, Rick was preceded in death by 1 sister, Karen Anne Snyder

Surviving are 1 daughter, Heidi Quinn (Warren) – Ringtown, and 1 step-daughter, Leilani Chesonis (Derrick), 2 sisters, Betsi White (George) – Vermont, and Janet Dagilus (Bobby) – Shenandoah, 2 grandchildren, Tanner and Evan Quinn, and several nieces and nephews.

Scripture services will be held on Monday, June 24th at 7:30pm at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah and will be conducted by his son-in-law, Warren Quinn.  A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to services from 5 to 7:30pm at the funeral home.  Burial will be private.

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