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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Sunday August 18th, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Sunday August 18th, 2019

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Richard Melvin Navarre


Richard Melvin Navarre, age 77, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Sunday morning, August 11, 2019 in St. Luke's Hospital Emergency Room.  He was born May 30, 1942 in Neapolis, Ohio to the late George Albert, Sr. and Ida Marie (Gunther) Navarre. On December 12, 2012 he married his loving wife, Gloria Jean Lovely.

Richard worked for UPS for 36 years, retiring in 1998. He was a member of PFA for 50 years and was a 1960 graduate of Anthony Wayne High School.  Richard attended Fulton Union Church and loved singing and playing guitar in numerous bands he formed. He also enjoyed Karaoke and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; sons, Rick (Becky) Navarre, Todd Navarre and Peter Navarre; grandchildren, Zachary and Brooke Navarre; brother, Bill (Judy) Navarre and sister, Mary (Jim) Seiple.

Richard was preceded in death by his brother, George Navarre and sister, Ida Vea.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 18th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where funeral services will  immediately  follow at  1:00 p.m., with Pastor Tom Bates officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton Union Church, 5232 County Road HJ, Delta, OH 43515.

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Deepest sympathy to Gloria and her family from his karaoke family at the Haven.
Chris Barror

Chris Barror Aug 18 2019 12:00 AM

Gloria we are sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing Rich at our school reunions...

Tim and Edna (Wenzlick) Anaple Aug 18 2019 12:00 AM

Gloria, you have my deepest sympathy. I know this is a most difficult time for you. Im so glad your family is with you. Cherish your many good memories. God bless you.

Donna Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

A Garden Path Vase was ordered on August 14, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 14 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Navarre

Ma Werty Aug 14 2019 12:00 AM

A Sentimental Thoughts was ordered on August 13, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 13 2019 12:00 AM

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