Richard T. Gage, 81, of Russell, PA. died Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home, Erie, PA. He was born February 13, 1933 in Russell, PA. to the late Walter S. and Agnes Lewis Gage. Richard was a lifelong resident of Russell and Akeley, PA. He had served with the U.S. Airforce as a Sergeant, serving from February 4, 1953 to February 3, 1957. He had owned and operated the former Akeley Garage for 35 years. He enjoyed hunting and especially his horses.
He is survived by his 4 children Debra Gage O'Connor and husband, James of Corry, PA., Robin Walker and husband, Larry of North Carolina, R. Michael Gage and wife, Connie of Russell, PA., Daniel Gage and wife, Toni of Frewsburg, N.Y., 1 Sister Dorothy Knapp and husband, Tom of Sugar Grove, PA., several grandchildren, and great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 Daughters Terrie Chew, Michelle Renee Gage, 1 Brother Lewis H. Gage. A graveside service will be conducted at Pine Grove Cemetery at a later date and time to be announced. Full military honors will be bestowed by members of the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. and the U.S. Airforce. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made through Alzheimer's Foundation or the Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting:
www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.