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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Richard L. Neidlinger, 55 – Friends Called Him “Shadow”

richard neidlinger obituary

richard neidlinger obituary

Richard L. “Shadow” Neidlinger, 55, of Tower City, passed away very unexpectedly Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at his home.

Born in Pottsville, December 12, 1965, a son of Rosalind “Rose” Earhart Neidlinger, Tower City and the late Jonathan “Nooch” Neidlinger.

Shadow attended Williams Valley High School; He has been employed by Guilford Mills, Pine Grove for over 35 years.

He was a member of the Tower City Fire Company for 31 years, Loyal Order of Moose, Tower City; Orwin Fire Company and the Orwin Gun Club.

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In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Randy and Jonathan Neidlinger.

Surviving in addition to his mother are a brother, Jeffrey Neidlinger, Tower City; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In keeping with Shadow’s wishes there will be no services. Memorial donations in his honor can be made to the Tower City Fire Company, P.O. Box 22, Tower City PA 17980 or the Tower Porter EMS, P.O. Box 33, Tower City PA 17980. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., has been entrusted with arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit

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