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Richard E. Lyster, Sr.

July 27, 1948 October 24, 2018
Richard E.  Lyster, Sr.
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Obituary for Richard E. Lyster, Sr.

Richard E. Lyster, Sr., 70, of Penns Grove, NJ, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Wilmington VA Medical Center.

He was the husband of the late Evelyn Shradley Lyster.

Born in West Chester he was the son of the late Wilbert and Agnes Miller Lyster.

Richard was a veteran of the US Army and served in the Vietnam War.

Richard enjoyed fishing, watching movies, and eating Lays chips.

He is survived by one son, Richard E. Lyster, Jr. of Port Deposit, MD; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Lyster of Penns Grove, NJ; and one sister, Bonnie Lyster of Rising Sun, MD.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, William “Butch” Lyster, Bruce Lyster and David Lyster and three sisters, Alice Lyster, Brenda Graffigna and Dorothy Reyes.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford, where friends and family may visit from 1:30 – 2:30 pm.

Interment will be private.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Voluntary Services Dept of the Wilmington Veterans Administration Hospital, 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.

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2:30 PM 11/3/2018 2:30:00 PM
Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.

86 Pine St.
Oxford, PA 19363

Friends and family may visit from 1:30 – 2:30 pm.

Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.
86 Pine St. Oxford 19363 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Voluntary Services Department of the Wilmington Veterans Administration Hospital

1601 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington , DE 19805

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