Richard Seymour, 72, of Berlin, Md., formerly of Scranton, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, in Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, Md. He retired from the Scranton Fire Department after 38 years of service, as a district chief. He was a member of Atlantic United Methodist Church, Ocean City, Md., the National Rifle Association and the Kiwanis Club.
Seymour was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah and Blodwyn Jones Seymour. He is survived by his wife, Judith A. Seymour; a son, Kenneth J. Seymour, of Scranton, Pa.; two daughters, Kristy Perrotti, of Moosic, Pa., and Jill Seymour, of Morrisville, Pa.; a brother, Brinley Seymour, of Scranton, Pa.; two sisters, Ann Lacertoso, of Scranton, Pa., and Nancy Secondi, of Clarks Summit, Pa.; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27, 2008, with interment in Fairview Memorial Park, Moscow, Pa. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802; or Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 4th St., Ocean City, MD 21842.