Richard L. Van Riper
(1940 - February 5, 2000)

Oneida Daily Dispatch 
Monday, Feb. 7, 2000 

ONEIDA - Richard L. Van Riper, 60, of 109 Maplewood Ave., died Saturday morning, Feb. 5, 2000, in the 
Abraham House, Utica, following a long illness. 

He was born on April 14, 1939, in Syracuse, the son of Alfred and Kathryn Webster Van Riper. Mr. Van 
Riper was educated in Canastota schools. He had been a resident of Oneida for the past 40 years. 

Mr. Van Riper was employed with Oneida Ltd. for the past 19 years. He was of the Baptist faith. 

Surviving are his former wife, Helen George of Oneida; three sons, Jamie Van Riper and Richard L. Van 
Riper Jr., both of Salina, Kan., and Geoffrey Van Riper at home; one daughter, Karen Mulholland of 
Salina, Kan.; two brothers, Thomas Van Riper of Munnsville and Alfred Van Riper of North Bay; two 
sisters, Mrs. Eugene (Viola) Smith and Martha Van Riper, both of Canastota; six grandchildren; and 
several nieces and nephews.

Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2001

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