Richard C. Weirich (1944 - 2017)

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Richard C. Weirich, 72
FREEPORT - Richard C. Weirich, 72, passed away in his home, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Freeport.
Born Aug. 23, 1944, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, he was a dedicated educator for 48 years until his retirement from South Portland High School in 2015. He earned his Doctor of Education in Science Education from the University of Maine at Orono and was a recipient of the 1987 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching.
He was a devoted husband and father, beloved by his wife and two children. He found joy in gardening, reading, traveling, and surrounding himself with loved ones.
He was predeceased by his father, Robert H. Weirich. He is survived by his mother, Eleanor Weirich, of Palmyra, Pa.; his brother, Robert N. Weirich (Margaret), of Portage, Mich.; his sister, Elaine Weirich, of State College, Pa.; his wife, Jane Weirich, of Freeport; two children, Sarah Weirich, of Columbia, Md.; and Joshua Weirich, of Baltimore, Md; as well as nieces, nephews, grandnephews, and in-laws.
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on June 13, 2017
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