Richard “Dick” Conser, East Rochester, Ohio – Obituary

Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services

September 24, 2019

Richard “Dick” Conser, East Rochester, Ohio-obit
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EAST ROCHESTER, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Richard “Dick” Conser, 85, died at 3:40 a.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic Hospice Care Center in Akron.

He was born August 19, 1934, in Adair, son of the late Chester O. and Celesta L. (Stoudt) Conser.

Richard had worked as a regulatorman at Columbia Gas of Ohio for 37 years, retiring in 1989.

He was a member of the New Garden United Methodist Church and a 1952 graduate of Salem High School.

Richard served in the United States Army from 1957-1959. He was stationed in Bamberg, Germany.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis (Riffle) Conser, whom he married April 20, 1963; a daughter, Beth (Steven) (Conser) Pottschmidt and their children, Nicholas and Ava Pottschmidt of Medina; a sister, Bessie Sheely and a brother, Fred (Dorothy) Conser.

Besides his parents, a sister, Linda Engle, also preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at Stark Memorial Funeral Home, with Pastor Tal Lewis, officiating.

Calling hours will be held from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Woodsdale Cemetery in Hanoverton. Military honors will be provided by the Salem Honor Guard.

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