YORK, PA. — BUBANS – Richard Karl Louis “Dick,” 83, Hellam Township, York, formerly of Johnstown, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Betty Louise (Thomas) Bubans. Born April 17, 1930, in Johnstown, son of the late Rudolph O. and Anna (Zilke) Bubans. He retired in 1985 from Bethlehem Steel in Johnstown after 36 years of employment. Member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church and Hellam Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7045. He also served in many capacities at his home church, Grace Lutheran Church in Johnstown, including council member, Sunday school teacher and basketball coach prior to the move to York in 2009. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and Cuba. In addition to his wife of 59 years, Mr. Bubans is survived by daughters, Beverly Wallerius, and her husband, Ed, York; and Bethany Meuret, and her husband, Kevin, St. Louis, Mo.; son, Keith Bubans, and his wife, Donna, York; 14 grandchildren; sister, Johanna Weaver, Chambersburg; and brother-in-law, Lester Thomas, and his wife, Alice Becker, Dover; also a number of nieces and nephews. Also preceded in death by granddaughter, Elizabeth Meuret. Funeral service is scheduled for noon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors Inc., 863 S. George St., York, with his pastor, the Rev. Brian A. McClinton, officiating. Viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to noon. Burial, Mount Rose Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 2164 Mount Zion Road, York, Pa. 17406. (KuhnerAssociates.com)
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