In memory of
Richard Axe Sr.
Richard E. Axe, Sr. October 17, 1934 - February 15, 2017 Windsor Township Richard E. Axe, Sr., 82, died at 4:08 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in York. He was the husband of Joan L. (Siar) Axe. Born October 17, 1934 in Windsor Township, he was a son of the late Harry P. and Mabel Irene (Horne) Axe and he worked as a Supervisor at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years. He was a member of the Hawk Gunning Club and enjoyed hunting, woodworking, farming, and building things. He was always willing to help anyone at a moment's notice. In addition to his wife, Mr. Axe is survived by four children, Sharon Shelley and her husband, Brian of York, Richard E. Axe, Jr. and his wife, Susan of York, Kenneth L. Axe and his wife, Sharon of West Lawn, and Lori A. Bernoudy and her husband, James of Mount Wolf; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters; and a grandson. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 at The Semmel Chapel of Workinger Semmel Funeral Homes and Cremation, 849 East Market Street, York, with his son-in-law, The Rev. Dr. Brian J. Shelley officiating. Viewing will be 1-2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Four Diamonds Fund, PO Box 852, 600 Centerview Drive, Hershey, PA 17033. KuhnerAssociates.com
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