Bill Harris has been a long time trustee of the RCA having been appointed in June of 1988. Mr. Harris is the owner and supervisor of the Harris Funeral Home in Richland Township. He has previously served as a Richland Township Supervisor, a Cambria County Commissioner, and currently as Chairman of the State Board of Funeral Directors.
Mark Rychak has been a resident of Richland Township for 34 years. Mark is the owner and president of Major Builders, Inc. and Millcreek Banking Solutions in Johnstown. He is presently on the Richland Twp. Zoning Hearing Board and past long time member of the Richland Township Planning Commission. He is an active member of the Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and serves on their building and property committees. Mark brings a wealth of building and construction experience to our cemetery
Brian Lehman, a fifth generation resident of Richland Twp. joined the RCA Board in 2013. Brian is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and is retired officer of a local community bank. In addition to serving as the Richland Cemetery Association Treasurer, Brian serves on several corporate boards, a charitable foundation, the Richland Township Board of Supervisors, and is active in the American and Pennsylvania Bankers Association.
Roger Luther began his service to the Richland Cemetery in April of 2013, after both his father and grandfather had long served on our board. Mr. Luther is a graduate of Penn State, and is a retired Industrial Engineer and business owner. He previously served as our Cemetery Manager and Director of Marketing. Roger is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Arbutus Park Retirement Community.
Joel Shumaker is Principal-in-Charge of MEP System Engineering at HF Lenz in Richland Township. He has been involved in several projects at UPJ including: John P. Murtha Center for Public Service, Living Learning Center, E&S Building renovations. He has held multiple leadership positions at his church and volunteers his time with the Adams Twp Little League, Richland-Geistown PeeWee Football & Saturday's Kitchen (Johnstown Soup Kitchen).
Donna Locher is retired from her position as Finance Director of the Church of the Brethren Home, where she was employed for 45 years. She serves her community through involvement with Geistown Borough Council, East Hills Recreation Commission, Highland Sewer & Water Authority & Cambria County Area Agency on Aging. She is also very active in St. Benedict's Church where she serves via multiple ministries.
Cindy Solarczyk is a lifetime resident of Richland Township. She is currently employed by Performance 1 in Stoystown. She previously worked at W.C. McQuaide Freight Lines & Lion Mining Company. She is active with her church, Mt. Calvary Lutheran, where she previously served as Council Treasurer and currently participates in several other church ministries.
Patrick T. Kiniry currently serves as a Cambria County Judge after successful careers as Cambria County District Attorney and as a private practice attorney in the Greater Johnstown area. Judge Kiniry has had a long interest in the Richland Cemetery and serves as solicitor-emeritus.
Ginger is responsible for overall management of cemetery operations. She has a background that includes non-profit management, sales, advertising and marketing.
Jan is is the friendly, welcoming face you see when you enter the office. We are fortunate to benefit from her meticulous record keeping and attention to detail.
Robert was promoted to the role of Lead Groundskeeper in 2023. The scope of his knowledge, attention to detail and tireless work ethic make him a valuable asset to our cemetery.
Dave is a dedicated member of our grounds crew who plays a big role in ensuring that all of our flower endowments are set for the season. He's a jack of all trades and is always willing to go above and beyond.
Ron is camera shy! But, he can be seen around the cemetery doing a wide range of jobs. Whether it be mowing, digging footers or keeping the mausoleums spotless, Ron can always be counted on.
Bob has been with us for many years in a number of capacities. First and foremost, he is the man who keeps us running on a daily basis. His vast knowledge of equipment and repairs is second to none.
Jory is the newest member of our year-round crew. He is responsible for all aspects of ground maintenance, and also plays a primary role with respect to grave preparation. Jory is a fast learner and a hard worker.
Drew is a student at UPJ who was with us last year as a temporary worker just to help with trimming. He did such a great job, we expanded his role and brought him back as a full seasonal groundskeeper.