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Funeral Service for Richard Vogel – Saturday, January 24 at Rigby Harting & Hagan Funeral Home

January 22, 2015 by  
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Richard Alford Vogel, 81, of Wallingford, died peacefully on Monday, January 19, 2015.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr and Mrs. Peter (Anna Alford) Vogel Sr., and a sister, Jacqueline.

He was born January 29, 1933, in Strickersville,PA. Richard graduated from Nether Providence High School. In 1956 he received a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia. He was an oil executive for over 30 years for Gulf Oil Company and, upon his retirement, an entrepreneur.

He was an avid sports fan and a devoted Philadelphia Phillies fan. He was a member of the Media American Legion Post. He was a past president of the Media Little League and the Media Boys Club. He was especially proud of his grandchildren and their accomplishments.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 54 years, Justine Baver Vogel, a daughter, Beth Vogel of Wallingford, PA, a son, Robert Vogel and his wife Sujata of Houston, TX, a son, David Vogel and his wife Kim of Lake Charles, LA, and a daughter, Susan Green and husband Scott of Media, PA. He is survived by his siblings: sister, Gloria Woodward and husband John, sister, Carol Totten and husband Bob, sister, Gail Vogel, brother, William Vogel, sister, Diane Lawrence and husband Pat, and brother, Peter B. Vogel, Jr. and wife Carol.

He is survived by his 9 grandchildren, Jonathan Vogel, Thomas Vogel, Priya Vogel, Heather Vogel, Sara Vogel, Robert Johnson, Matthew Vogel, Jack Spear and Anna Spear.

Friends and family are invited to attend his memorial service on Saturday January 24, 2015 at Rigby Harting & Hagan Funeral Home at 15 E. Fourth Street, Media, PA.
Calling will be from 12:30 to 2PM. Service will be at 2PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made on behalf of Richard Vogel to the Media Youth Center, 1 Youth Way, Media Pa 19063 Or The Helen Kate Furness Library, 100 N. Providence Rd. Wallingford, PA 19086

Condolences can be sent via www.haganfuneralhome.com.



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