Richard O. Warmkessel


December 29, 1930 - December 10, 2012

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Richard O. Warmkessel, 81, of West Rockhill Twp., passed away on Monday, December 10, 2012 at his residence.
He and his beloved wife Barbara (Hagist) Warmkessel celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in October.
Born in Abington, he was the son of the late Elwood R. and Grace I. (Hausman) Warmkessel.
A U. S. Navy veteran, he served aboard the U.S.S. Amphion.
An architect, he was an owner and operator of Hazzard & Warmkessel Architects in Warrington for 27 years prior to his retirement in 2003.
Mr. Warmkessel was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Ridge Valley, where he assisted in the refurbishing of the church organ, and enjoyed making soup on Mondays for the church. He was also a Warrington Rotarian, a member of the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and he served on the Cheltenham High School Reunion Committee. In his free time, he was a classical music aficionado.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Karl Warmkessel of Sellersville, a daughter, Ruth Kehoe and her husband Sean of Green Lane, two grandsons: Evan Kehoe and Erik Warmkessel.
Memorial Services will be held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the St. Johnís Luthearn Church, 910 Allentown Rd., Sellersville, PA 18960. Family will receive friends from 12:30-1:00 PM prior to the service. Interment is private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Pipe Organ Fund of St. Johnís Lutheran Church at the above address. Arrangements are by the Sadler-Suess Funeral Home, Telford.

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