Richard J. Collemacine, 98, of Quakertown formerly of Chalfont died January 9, 2021 in Phoebe Richland Health Care, Richlandtown. He was the husband of Edna L. (Hummel) Collemacine. They were married 70 years on September 22, 2020. Born in Philadelphia and raised in the Germantown Section he was the son of the late Massamino & Clementine Collemacine. He was a welder for the former Heintz Corporation for 30 years. He was also a former bus driver for Central Bucks School District. He was a member of the UAW. Richard enjoyed life especially golfing, traveling and dancing with his wife, and enjoying a meal and other social activities with friends and family. He was a member of the Quakertown American Legion Post 242, and was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during WW II where he was an Airplane Sheet Metal Worker from 1946-1949. In addition to his wife he is survived by his four children Richard D. Collemacine (Susan) of Quakertown and Cheryl Sliwinski (Joseph) of Perkasie, Jon J. Dilger of Quakertown and Gail Dilger of Reading. Six grandchildren Michelle, Autumn, Dana (Jeremy), Justin (Morgan), Richard (Jessica), and Jake. Six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings Angeline, Julie, Mary, Babe, and Samuel. Graveside Service will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 10:30 A.M. at Washington Crossing National Cemetery 830 Highland Rd. Newtown, PA 18940. Those planning to attend please arrive not later then 10:15 A.M. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Community Life Activities at Phoebe Richland 108 S. Main St. Richlandtown, PA 18955.
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