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Richard "Dick" Frelick

July 18, 1936 ~ November 25, 2020 (age 84)

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Richard "Dick" Frelick 84 of Greensburg, peacefully passed away Wednesday Nov. 25 2020, He was born July 18,1936 in Greensburg Pa.  The son of the late Michael Frelick and Dorothy G. [Cowan] Frelick.   Prior to retirement, Dick was a Union Millwright, Local 2235.  He also owned and operated Dick and Nadene's Hog Roasting.  A 1955 graduate from Youngwood High School.  After retirement he worked at Bud Smail Mercedes.  
     Dick is survived by his wife of 63 years, Naomi G. [Fess] Frelick.  5 Daughters,  Kimberly Burnworth of Irwin, Michele Frelick [Mark] of Madison,  Nadene Frelick [Brian] of Greensburg,   Tammy Barth of Youngwood,  Amibeth [Shawn] Ellis of New Alexandria.    9 Grandchildren, Marissa and Wyatt Myers,  Kelan, Brenna and Spencer O'Donnell,   James [Stacy] Emery,  Amanda [Mike] Sloskey,  Alix and Rylee Ellis.  4 Great Grandchildren,  Amihn and GraceLee Sloskey,  Raylinn Foote and Taryn Emery.  Dick was preceded in death by his parents and his Son In Law James "Butch" Barth. 
     Dick was a proud member of James Cochran Masonic Lodge where he received his 50 year pin in 2013. A member of the NWTF and was a Deputy Fish Warden.   He also was a proud member and supporter of NRA and Kingston Sportmans along with multiple wildlife organizations.   
     Dick was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.   He hunted everything from Morel Mushrooms, to Big game hunts. He especially  enjoyed spending time at his  hunting camp "Camp Umbar" with his daughters, grandkids and long time family friend Derek Bingman.  Camp Umbar was Dicks favorite place to be and to tell hunting stories while drinking beer.  He enjoyed every minute he had with his family and teaching his grandkids riddles and to swear.  Dick was a strong willed, straight forward, no nonsense guy and you knew where you stood with him.  He was known for his quick wit and one liners that are referred to as "Dickism".  Everywhere he went he knew someone and had such a strong presence along with his handshake.  Dick and Naomi taught their daughters to be independent and strong.  Behind his demeanor was an honest, caring and compassionate man.  There will never be another Dick Frelick!  There will be no viewing or service due to Covid,  however the family will have a celebration of Dick's life at a later date.  In leu of flowers the family encourages friends to make a donation in Dick's memory to:
      The Wildlife and Fisheries Program at
      The Foundation for California University of Pa
       PO Box 668 
       California, PA.  15419
 

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