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 Dwight W. Rist

Dwight W. Rist

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Death 14 May 2011 (aged 91)
Burial Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section I, Lot 6-G
Memorial ID 79577509 · View Source
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Dwight W. Rist - 91, of Quakertown; formerly of Sellersville, PA went Home on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Grand View Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Joyce W. (Hartman) Rist. Born in Scottdale, PA to the late Quint and Cora (Maurer) Rist.
Dwight graduated from Scottdale High School in Scottdale, PA, class of 1937. He served in the Army National Guard and was drafted during WWII into the U.S. Army. Dwight fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Upon returning, he graduated in 1949 from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor degree in education and then went on to receive his master's degree.
Dwight taught high school in Scottdale School District for 5 years and then came to the Pennridge School District where he taught for 22 years, until retiring in 1979. He was a life member of the VFW Post 11322 in Quakertown, PA, the Lehigh Valley Battle of the Bulge and the Disabled American Veterans in Doylestown, PA.
Dwight enjoyed singing and was a former member of the Scottdale Choral Society. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Sellersville, PA where he served as a deacon.
He is survived by: R. Suzette Barkley (Daughter) & husband, Richard of Tavernier, FL; Darl W. Rist (Son) & wife, Nancy of Quakertown, PA; Claudia Dru Neiner (Daughter) & husband, Davis of Bellefonte, PA; 5 Grandchildren; 2 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, C. LaRue Rist and his sister-in-law, Ruth Rist.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Faith Baptist Church, 700 N. Main St., Sellersville, PA 18960 where friends may meet with the family from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday evening at 7 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to: Faith Baptist Church c/o TV Ministry, above address.
Arrangements by: Anders Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, PA.


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  • Created by: Tom Myers
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79577509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dwight W. Rist (30 Aug 1919–14 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79577509, citing Kellers Church Union Cemetery, Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .