|Birth: ||Aug. 17, 1932|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1983|
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, MONDAY, APRIL 4, 1983
Richard A. Shreve, 50, of Aspers R.1. died Friday at home.
Born in Carlisle, he was the son of Max Shreve of Bendersville and the laste Eleanor Long Shreve.
He was a member of Benders Lutheran Church at Biglerville R.1.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Gettysburg Moose, he worked for the Duffy-Mott Co. in Aspers as a fork lift operator until he retired due to ill health.
He is survived by his wife, Sharlie Pryor Shreve; two sons, Richard Shreve Jr. of Hanover. Tony Shreve, at home; a daughter, Romona Shreve, at home; six brothers, Howard Shreve of Dover, Larry Shreve and Robert Shreve, both of Wilkes Barre, Arthur Shreve of Carlisle, Joseph Shreve of Dillsburg, Wilmer Shreve of Bendersville; five sisters, Ester Baker of York, Grace Himes of Biglerville, Naomi Fishel of Mechanicsburg, Martha Sillik of Aspers, and Ruth Taylor of Biglerville.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Benders Lutheran Church at Biglerville with the Rev. Eugene H. Moore officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg.
In lieu of flowers, family memorials may be made to the American Cancer Research Center at Hershey Medical Center, Gift and Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 1850, Hershey, 17033 or the Lutheran Social Services, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg 17325.
The Peters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1955
Mr. and Mrs. Max Shreve, Biglerville R.1, have been informed in a letter from Lt. Col. Ira Fowler, executive officer, Hq. First Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, that their son, Coropral Richard Shreve, recently served a day as enlisted aide to the commanding general. He won the honor as a result of being an outstanding, member of the Interior Guard; selection is based on personal appearance, knowledge of guard duty, alertness, and general military bearing. The letter received by Mr. and Mrs. Shreve reads in part, "He is a fine young man who exemplifies the best in the Army. I am sure that should he choose the Army as his career, he will have a bright future. Knowing of a father's interest in his son, I feel you should be informed of the fine record your son is making. You can be justly proud of him."
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 6, 1956
SUES FOR DIVORCE
Richard Arvin Shreve, Biglerville R.1. has filed for divorce from Gertrude (Golightly) Shreve, Wilkes-Barre, on grounds of infidelity according to papers filed with the county prothonotary. The couple wed in 1951.
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1957
CLAIMS BRIDE LEFT DAY AFTER
Attorney J. Francis Yake Jr., in his report as maser in a divorce action filed with the county prothonotary today, holds hat the marriage which lased only a matter f hours, should end in a divorce.
According to the report, the attorney recommends that Richard Arvin Shreve, Biglerville R.1. be divorced from Gertrude (Golightly) Shreve, Wilkes-Barre, on grounds of deserion and infidelity.
The testimony indicates that the couple was married on March 6, 1951, and the desertion took place March 7, 1951. According to the report the couple married at Wilkes-Barre and arrived that evening in Carlisle where Shreve was working. Shreve testified that there was an argument or discussion about living in Carlisle, that his wife wanted to live in Wilkes-Barre. Shreve sid he left his home in Carlisle at 6:30 o'clock on the morning of the day afer he wed to go to work. When he returned home at 6 o'clock that day his wife was gone.
Larry Shreve, brother of the plaintiff, testified that he heard his sister-in-law of a few hours telephone her mother the morning after her marriage and ask her mother to send a taxi from Wilkes-Barre to Carlisle to pick her up. Shortly after noon, the brother testified, the new sister-in-law left. He said he asked her where she was going and "she said she didn't care to live in Carlisle".
Other testimony showed that the husband later went into the Army, served four years, got out of the Army, went to see if his wife wanted to come back to live with him and found she did not. According to the testimony she had two children by that time.
At the time of the wedding the bride was 19 and the bridegroom 18.
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 20, 1957
DIVORCE IS GRANTED
The Adams County court today granted Richard Arvin Shreve, Biglerville R.1, a divorce form Gertrude (Golightly) Shreve, Wilkes-Barre.
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1957
S/3C Richard E. Shreve, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max R. Shreve, Biglerville R.1, was recently graduated from the Fifth Army Food Service School's eight-week cook's course at Fort Riley, Kan. In the Army since January, 1953, he is regularly assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's Fifth Field Artillery Battalion at Fort Riley.
Max Ross Shreve (1905 - 1993)
Eleanor Teresa Long Shreve (1910 - 1961)
Howard C Shreve (1927 - 1997)*
Richard Arvin Shreve (1932 - 1983)
Robert L Shreve (1937 - 2012)*
Naomi Elaine Miller (1939 - 2014)*
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