Richard A. Sarver, 74, of Tidioute passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie following a brief illness.
Born November 10, 1946 in Santa Monica, California, he was the son of the late Wilbert C. and Mary Castaldo Sarver. He was married to Carol Schrecengost Sarver for 13 years.
Richard served in the United States Navy from 1966-1967. He was an active member of the Tionesta Church of God. He was retired from the Pennsylvania Game Commission where he served as a Deputy Conservation Officer for 45 years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his motorcycle. His most cherished moments were spent with his family, especially his grand and great grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Carol; two sons, Scott (Lisa) Sarver of Florida, Clint (Kelly) Sarver of Prospect; daughter, Shannon (David) Lutz of New Castle; eight grandchildren, Christian, Dillon, Logan, Jenica, Cody, Montana, and Hailey Sarver, and Adrielle Lutz; one great grandson, Brooks Sarver; and his beloved dog, Marley.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Private Funeral Services will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Avenue, Ellwood City, on Tuesday December 29, 2020.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Conservation Officers of Pennsylvania. PO Box 192 Hummelstown PA, 17036
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
God Bless, may you rest in peace brother.
PLEASE ACCEPT MY SINCERE CONDOLENCE. DICK AND I WORKED TOGETHER AT THE NORTHWEST REGIONAL OFFICE WHEN WE WERE BOTH DISPATCHERS. HE WAS A GREAT GUY AND A DEDICATED EMPLOYEE OF THE PA GAME COMMISSION. I AM SORRY TO HEAR OF HIS PASSING.
Carol and family,
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. God bless you and your family. Cherish the memories. We always liked to see one another at the PGC Christmas gathering.
Gail and Char Bean
We remember our time spent at dinners and parties with Dick and Carol. Larry enjoyed all his time spent with the officers and deputies It has been a long time since we have been there, but our memories of friends, the Officers and Deputies in the Northwest region of the Pa Game Commission are our best. God bless all in the family and be joyful in your memories of Dick.
Jim richner koppel pa we were great friends / scouts and school miss you man jim
I worked with Dick years ago in the Northwest Regional Office. What a great guy. R.I.P. Dick.
We’re sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship. Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers..
I was very saddened to hear of Dick’s passing. I met Dick many years ago while he was working in his capacity for the Game Commission, and I was the District Attorney of Warren County. We worked on many cases together through the years, and I was always impressed by his thoroughness and preparation. His work was exemplary. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Carol & family :
Prayers to you & your family from my wife (Florence) & me. Worked with Dick a lot enjoyed his company & his help.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Jamie and Andy Downey
Always looked forward to seeing Dick at meetings and training. His career with the PGC is legendary. A true gentleman who will be greatly missed. May God bless the family with peace and love.
With deepest sympathy we send to all of you. Dick was one of my Dad Terry Smith’s dear friends…they are now in Heaven together. He was so good to myself and my Husband Ed who also hunted with him. We dearly loved him and always will. With great love and comfort we send you all. Ed and Melissa McFarland
Rest In Peace Brother. I always looked forward to talking with Dick at our training sessions. He was a dedicated officer and always a gentleman.
My deepest sympathy to Dick’s family. He will be missed.
Carol and family, my sincere sympathy on the death of Dick. I always looked forward to his remarks about the shoes I wore to church. He will be miss. RIP
Carol and family, Dick was a friend and deputies for a long time and we always got together at during training and other PGC functions. His love for the commission was endless and he did all he could to be a conservationist. We both shared stories over our 45 years as deputies and always had a story to tell.
May God be with Carol and family.
Carol, I am so sorry about Dicks passing . I had very high respect for him . I have known him for along time . He always spoke his mind , unpredictable sense of humor , said what he meant , meant what he said . I know you an Dick made a beautiful couple . Carol , you will see him again, stay close to God . Carol, know you are being prayed for . (I wonder what Dick an Jesus conversations are about ! ) You are Loved, Annette