Richard H. Epler

  • Born: July 22, 1931
  • Died: May 11, 2016
  • Location: Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd.

890 Isabel Drive
James A. Porterfield, Supervisor
Lebanon, PA 17042

ruffnerporterfieldfh@comcast.net
Tel. (717) 272-4634

Tribute & Message From The Family


Richard H. Epler, 84, Lebanon, formerly of Mohnton, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. He was the husband of Jean D. Trumbore Epler. Richard was born in Reading on July 22, 1931, son of the late Wilbur A. and Margaret J. Anderson Epler.
Richard was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was the founder, owner and operator of Suburban Window and Door, Inc., Reading and retired in 1989 after 27 years of service. He was a member of Allegheny Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mohnton. Richard was also a member of the VFW and American Legion. He enjoyed bingo, carpentry and coin collecting.
In addition to his wife he is survived by daughter, Carolyn M. Bollinger; stepsons, Michael, husband of Kelly Peiffer of Lancaster; Edward, husband of Anne Peiffer of Lancaster; 9 grandchildren; a great grandchild and brother Cameron R., husband of Stella Epler of Mohnton.
Family and friend are respectfully invited to attend Richard's funeral service on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 10:30 AM from Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd., 890 Isabel Dr., Lebanon (next to Quentin Circle) with Rev. Gregory Shreaves officiating. Friends will be received beginning at 10 AM to time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be made in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery