Richard Yale

Obituary of Richard Yale

Richard A. Yale 84, of falls, PA died Tuesday July 18th. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Ruth G. Pickwell Yale. Richard was born on November 7, 1933 son of the late Herman and Minnie Howes Yale.

He retired from the Proctor and Gamble Plant in Mehoopany, Pa. He was an avid hunter and fisherman with a sharp eye he was able to harvest many trophy Buck, he also enjoyed working in his garden and doing leather crafting making gun slings, and holsters.

He was preceded in death by his brother Hirman Jr.

He is survived by his son Richard Jr, Stepsons Robert Schutz, of Falls, William and wife Lisa Schutz, of Wilkes-Barre, Mark Schutz, of Dallas, Step Daughter Linda Dodge, of Mill City, Brothers Robert, of Wilkes-Barre, and Roger, of New Jersey, 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 AM from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 West Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657 interment will be in Memorial Shrine Cemetery. A Gathering of friends and family will be held on Friday evening from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. For directions and on line condolences please visit