METZGER – Richard R., 81, of Hillsview Acres, Middlefield, formerly of Western Head, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on November 4th, 2009
Born on April 22, 1928 in Niagara Falls, ON, he was a son of the late Raymond and Marie (Alexandria) Metzger.
Richard was a former merchant marine serving aboard the Gypsum Queen. He was a former employee of Nova Scotia Power, Bowater Mersey Paper Company and spent 14 years with Atlantic Bookbinding in Liverpool. He was an active volunteer with the Queens County CB club working on Crime Prevention Breakfasts and with EMO. He was also a member of the Canoe and Camera Club in Milton.
He is survived by a daughter Sharon Slauenwhite of Bridgewater. Sons: Richard (Noelle) of Western head and Philip (Laura) of Halifax. Sisters: Doris Kaulback of Liverpool and Dot Budd of Massachusetts.
He was predeceased by his wife Gloria “June” (Manthorne).
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside memorial service will be held Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant St. Liverpool. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the family through Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com.Print Obituary & Condolences