Richard L. Shields, 53

February 24, 2009

SEPT. 25, 1955-FEB. 23, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Richard L. "Rick" Shields, 53, of 938 N. Franklin St., died Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at ManorCare Health Services.

Born Sept. 25, 1955, in Carlisle, Pa., he was the son of Richard B. and Janice G. Bard Shields of Fayetteville, Pa.

He retired from the U.S. government with 22 years of civilian service.

He was affiliated with Freedom in Christ Church in Chambersburg.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Anita Hallett Shields, whom he married Feb. 14, 1981; one son, Trenten L. Shields of Chambersburg; and one granddaughter.


A memorial service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. John Pogue will officiate. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 417 Phoenix Drive, Suite A, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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