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Richard E. Dunghe

June 23, 1939 ~ July 24, 2018 (age 79)

Richard E. Dunghe, 79 of Downingtown, PA died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Paoli Hospital in Paoli.

He was the fiancé of Nancy Busby of Marshallton.

Born June 23, 1939 in Buffalo, NY he was the son of the late Adelmo Dunghe and the late Anna Polito Dunghe.

He served in the US Army, from January 21, 1962 to July 26, 1967.

Richard had worked as a Sales Manager for Marion Merrell Dow and LION Uniforms.  In his semi-retirement years, he worked with his son Douglas at Dunco Inc., a car dealership and mechanical shop.   

He loved ice hockey, football, anything related to Pittsburgh sports, and he adored spending time with his granddaughters.

Richard was the husband of the late Peggy Ann Dunghe and is survived by his children, Douglas A. Dunghe and his wife Heather of Exton, and Kristine A. Koontz and her husband Geoff of Exton; grandchildren Lauren Evelyn Koontz, Brynn Ashley Koontz.

He was preceded in death by his brother Adelmo Dunghe.

Relatives and Friends are invited to his visitation on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Marshallton United Methodist Church, 1282 W. Strasburg Road West Chester, PA 19382; followed by his Memorial Service at 11:00 am. 

Interment will be held in Marshallton United Methodist Church Cemetery, West Chester, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Marshallton United Methodist Church, at the above address or The Gift of Life at

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181;

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