Richard Paul Hire
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Richard Paul Hire
  • July 1, 1944 - May 4, 2017
  • Syracuse, Indiana

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Father Richard Hire, 72, of Syracuse, died on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 1:05 p.m., at his residence. Born July 1, 1944, in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late Richard and Lucille A. (Ueber) Hire. He was a Catholic priest.

Surviving are his sisters, Pamela (Skip) Sandels of Fort Wayne and Dr. Cheryl (Gary) Putnam of Tucson, AZ; James (Maricela) Hire of Herford, AZ; sister, Dr. Mary Lou Hire of New York City, NY; brothers, Thomas (Tamara) Hire of Fort Wayne and Charles (Melissa) Hire of Ligonier, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peters Catholic Church, 518 E. Dewald Street, with calling one hour prior. Bishop Kevin Rhoads officiating. Calling also from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday at the church, with Rosary recited at 4:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Preferred memorials to Catholic Charities or Masses.