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Richard L. Liebold

April 30, 1931 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 90)

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Richard L. Liebold, age 90, of Valencia, Middlesex Twp., passed away on September 23, 2021, in the comfort of his home with his family at his side.

Born in Robison, Indiana County, PA, on April 30, 1931, he was the son of the late Ada Liebold and the step-son of Earl Kinzey.

Richard had been a Coal Miner for Bethlehem Mines. He and his wife, Ellen, were former house parents at The Mars Home for Youth (formerly The United Presbyterian Home For Children).

He was a member of the Valencia Presbyterian Church.

Richard proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a member of the Mars V.F.W. and of the U.S.S. Ingraham DD 694 Association. 

He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed following high school sports. He and his wife spent a lot of time at Lake Chautauqua, New York, at their cottage in Lawndale. He enjoyed fishing for muskie: he caught and released over 170. 

Surviving family members are three daughters: Linda Liebold of Paden City, W.V., Carol Liebold of Valencia, and Karen Noah (Mark) of Butler; two granddaughters: Amanda Noah and Chelsey Noah-Ziacik (Dustin); three great-grandchildren: Makai Noah, Kinzey Ziacik, and Ada Ziacik; and a sister: Lynn Gearhart (Oscar) of Home, PA.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ellen Charles Liebold, who he married on November 21, 1956, and who died on May 24, 2018, and by a brother, Jim Kinzey.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Valencia Presbyterian Church, 80 Sterrett Street, Valencia, PA. Arrangements are private under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA, and condolences are available at


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