August 9, 1941 ~ July 5, 2021
Born in: Glendale, NY
Resided in: Hendersonville, NC
Richard “Rich” G. Voegele, 79, of Hendersonville, died Monday, July 5, 2021 at the Elizabeth House.
A native of Glendale, NY, he was a son of the late Rudolph and Anna Langhans Voegele.
Rich’s work career included 16 years as an avionics supervisor, an intellect career. Later, he felt drawn to full time study for his Bachelors and Masters degree. Rich then began his heart career as a social worker helping those with special needs. Soon after, his pastor asked him to study for the diaconate. He was ordained in 1999 and served the people of God until his retirement in 2015. His is truly a life of following the Spirit of God.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Regina Wieman Voegele; one sister, Maryann Stack of Phoenix, AZ as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, July 9, 2021 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church with Father Adrian Porras officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hendersonville. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM on Friday, July 9, at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian prior to the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making a contribution in Rich’s memory to Hendersonville Rescue Mission (hendersonvillerescuemission.com).
Funeral Mass: July 9, 2021 12:00 pm
St Barnabas Catholic Church
109 Crescent Hill Drive
Arden, NC 28704