Richard Oswald Harten-stein, Jr., beloved husband of Barbara Melquist Har-tenstein for 59 years, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013.
Richard was a skilled mechanic who worked for nearly 40 years at Warren Midtown Motors. He loved traveling, the beach, talk-ing to people and knowing all about how things worked.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Hartenstein is survived by his children, Richard W. Hartenstein of Montpelier, VA., Fredrick O. (Kim) Har-tenstein of Martinez, GA., Linda (Frank) Scalise of Warren, PA., 4 grandchil-dren, Joseph A. (Kara) Scal-ise, Amanda N. Scalise, Craig (Viola) Hartenstein, D. Scott (Sarah) Hartenstein and 4 great grandchildren. He is also survived by Joseph Swartz of Montpelier, VA., to whom he was like a father.
A Memorial Celebration in honor of Richard will be held Sunday, July 28 from 2-6 p.m. at the Pleasant VFD Social Hall, 40 Fuller Ave., Warren PA.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation, 2951 Flowers Road, Atlanta, GA. 30341 or www.kidneyga.org.