Richard E. Lancaster

May 29, 1946 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 75)


Richard E. Lancaster, 75, Emporium, PA passed away at home with his family on Monday morning (August 30, 2021). He was born in Syracuse, New York a son of the late Edward and Marian Wood Lancaster.

He was a 1968 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Forestry. After graduation he enlisted in the US Army, serving in Vietnam during 1969. He retired from the Commonwealth of PA Bureau of Forestry where he was an Assistant District Forester on the Elk State Forest for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lynn Lancaster, his daughter Jennifer and her husband Robert Grossi of MaCungie, PA, and his son Marc Lancaster, of Pittsburgh, PA. He is also survived by his grandsons Matthew and Benjamin Grossi. He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no service or visitation.

Memorial Contributions may be made to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration ( or to the Cameron County Food Pantry, P.O. BOX 389, Attn David Malizia, Emporium, PA 15834

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