Richard Stein, 92, of Wellsboro, passed away at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 11, 2019. He was born on Aug. 19, 1926 in Passaic, N.J., a son of Isador and Sadie Stein. Richard was the husband of the late Arlene Belle Stein who preceded him in death in 2010. He was a high school physics teacher in New Rochelle, N.Y. and a veteran who served during World War II, and loved his family, all kinds of education and listening to his wife play the harp.
Richard is survived by his sons, Harvey and his wife, Vered Stein, of Jerusalem; Steven Stein, of Mansfield; a daughter, Harriet Stein, and her husband, Mark Rubin, of New York; five grandchildren, Rebecca and Lila Rubin, Alex and Eli Stein and Yonathon Post-Stein. He was predeceased by his wife and a brother, Howard.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 17, at 1:30 p.m. at Sharon Gardens, 273 Lakeview Ave., Valhalla, NY 10595. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA.