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Richard A. Grula

June 5, 2022

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Richard A. Grula

June 5, 2022


Richard A. Grula, 69, of North Wales, Pennsylvania, formerly of Wilkes-Barre Township, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022.


He was born in Wilkes-Barre Township, a son of the late John and Helen E. Washington Grula.  Richard was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School, class of 1970.  He received his associates degree in Computer Programing from Penn State University, Worthington Campus.  Richard was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.


He was employed for many years, as a computer programmer for the Prudential Life Insurance Company, the Hartford Life Insurance Company and for AARP.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Jonathan Grula in 1999.


Richard is survived by his brother, Gregory J. Grula, Brookfield, MA; twin brother, Robert J. Grula and his wife, Karen, Wilkes-Barre Township and sister, Janet Pacovsky and her husband, Barry, Kingston.  He is also survived by his nephews, Justin Pacovsky and his wife, Sarah, Bensalem and Russell Pacovsky and, Emily Newton, Archbald.


Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Deacon Francis Bradigan will officiate.  Private interment will be in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Dallas.


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