Richard B. Brossman, 94, of Orwigsburg, passed away Sunday, December 12th, at Seton Manor Inc.
Richard was born in Auburn, PA on October 25, 1927, a son of the late Mantania (Fryer) and George Solomon Brossman.
He was the husband of Jean (Webber) Brossman. They were married February 17th, 1950.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ Orwigsburg and served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal during WWII.
He worked as a Head Knitter for 45 years at Fessler Knitting Mill Orwigsburg.
Richard enjoyed spending time in his workshop, garage and took great pride in his home and yard. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, local #802, and a past Noble Grand of his chapter and a member of the local VFW. He served as Zoning Commissioner for Orwigsburg Borough for many years. He also had the privilege of being Grand Marshall in one of Orwigsburg’s Memorial Day Parades.
In addition to Jean, his wife of 71 years, Richard is survived by his daughter, Pamela Steele, widow of James Steele, and his son, Eric Brossman, husband of Jody.
He is also survived by his grandchildren Cale Steele, Kevin Steele, Christopher Brossman, Caitlin Brossman, Sean Brossman, Step Grandson Brandon Edelman and Great Grandson Toby Steele. Also surviving are nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by siblings George Brossman and Dorothy (Brossman) Fisher.
A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday Evening, December 21st at St. John's United Church of Christ in Orwigsburg, with Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating. Memorial gathering will begin at 6:00 PM
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ 236 East Market Street Orwigsburg, PA 17961.
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. is honored to be serving the family.
St. John's United Church of Christ, Orwigsburg
236 East Market Street, Orwigsburg PA 17961