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Dr. Richard A. Law Sr.

April 4, 1933 ~ November 21, 2020 (age 87)


Richard Alexander Law, 87, of Kutztown, PA, passed away on November 21 st , 2020 at

Reading Hospital.

Born in Philadelphia on April 4, 1933, to the late Charles Edward Law and Beatrice

Miller, he is also predeceased by his two brothers, Edward and Joseph.

Richard is survived by his wife, Gloria B. Law, daughters, Gloria M. Law, Celeste M.

Law, Jocelyn Hendricks and 2 sons, Rick Law, Jr. and Christopher John Law, two

grandchildren, Emmanuel Law and Alexander Law and 2 great-grandchildren,

Emmanuel Law Jr. and Michael Law and many nieces and nephews.

Richard completed and earned a full scholarship to Lasalle High School, Philadelphia,

received a bachelor’s degree at West Chester State College, masters degree at Lehigh

University and a Doctorate of Philosophy at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Richard was beloved by his family, friends, coworkers and all whom he met. He will

be greatly missed. Pray for us most Holy Jesus.

Richard was a gentleman and a scholar. He lead all those in his care by quiet strength

and example in mercy and love.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Richard will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at

10:00 am at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 14833 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown with

Rev. Monsignor Walter T. Scheaffer as celebrant. A viewing will be held Tuesday from

9:00 am until time of mass at the church. Burial will follow in Berks County Memorial

Gardens, Maidencreek Township.

Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring

for Richard and his family. Online condolences may be offered at

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Viewing - Public
December 1, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
14833 Kutztown Road
Kutztown, PA 19530

December 1, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
14833 Kutztown Road
Kutztown, PA 19530

Committal Service
December 1, 2020

11:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Berks County Memorial Gardens
201 Evansville Road
Maidencreek Township, PA 19522

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