The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Richard Galen “Red” Noaker

Richard Galen “Red” Noaker

North Middleton Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jan 1978 (aged 52)
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Garden of Christus, Lot 21-C
Memorial ID 100371996 · View Source
Suggest Edits

The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA), Wednesday, May 12, 1948; pg. 2

Noaker - Wetzel

Miss Doris K. Wetzel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Raymond Wetzel, of 36 H Street, and Richard Galen Noaker, son of Mr and Mrs. Victor Noaker, of Plainfield, were united In marriage last evening at 6 o'clock in St. Paul Lutheran Church. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Elmer P. Truchses. Pink and white snapdragons were on the altar and palms and tall candelabra in the chancel.

The bride, who was given In marriage by her father, wore a gown of white slipper satin fashioned with sweetheart neckline, long finger-tip veil of tulle fell from a tiara of seed pearl orange blossoms. The colonial bridal bouquet was of while roses and lilies of the valley. A string of pearls, the gift of the groom, was her only ornament.

The matron of honor, Mrs William Gale, of Carlisle, wore a gown or Nile green taffeta with bodice top and full skirt with peplum. Her colonial bouquet was of yellow roses and pink snapdragons tied with yellow ribbon. Her headdress was a tiara of pink snapdragon.

The bridesmaids were Miss Delores Humes, of Philadelphia, a cousin of the bride, and Miss Dorothea Hoover of Steelton. Their gowns of daffodil yellow taffeta and net were made with bodice tops and peplumed bouffant skirts. They also carried colonial bouquets with green ribbons and wore yellow snapdragons on tiara.

Leslie Noaker, of Carlisle, served bis brother as best man. The ushers were James Power, Shippensburg, and Harold Noaker, of Elizabethtown.

A short recital by Miss Mary Emily Thompson, soprano, of New York City, and Miss Mildred Wagoner, organist, preceded the ceremony. Miss Thompson sang "Because,'" "Through the Years," and "I Love You Truly," and during the ceremony Malotte's "Lord's Prayer"

The bride's mother wore an aqua gown with a corsage of yellow roses and pink carnations.

The groom's mother wore powder blue and her corsage was also of roses and carnations.

A wedding reception at Allenberry for eighty guests followed the ceremony. Out- of-town guests were present from New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Narbeth, Upper Darby, Gettysburg, Wilkes-Barre, and Franklin.

The couple left on a wedding trip to Skyline Drive and Virginia Beach. Upon their return they will be at home in the Pomfret Apartments.

The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA), Monday, January 16, 1978; pg. 13

Richard G. (Red) Noaker, 52, 608 Devonshire Drive, Carlisle, died Saturday afternoon in Carlisle Hospital.

Mr. Noaker was born Nov. 9, 1925 in North Middleton Township, Cumberland County. He was tax assessor for Cumberland County, and formerly operated Noaker's Esso Service Station in Shippensburg. Along with his wife, he operated The Publik Display Antiques in Carlisle.

A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of Cumberland Star Lodge 197 F.&A.M.; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Shippensburg; and St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Carlisle.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Doris K. Wetzel Noaker; a son, Thomas W. Noaker, Oakley, Utah; and a daughter, Kathi A. Noaker, at home.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the G. Book Roth Funeral Home, Walnut Bottom Road at Belvedere Street. The Rev. William L. Schmid and the Rev. Robert W. Sassaman will officiate. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens. There will be no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart Assocation, 2915 Wayne St., Harrisburg.

Family Members





  • Maintained by: scooterpa
  • Originally Created by: Family Tree Climber
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100371996
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Galen “Red” Noaker (9 Nov 1925–14 Jan 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100371996, citing Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by scooterpa (contributor 48605460) .