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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Zoller, Richard H.




The Honorable Richard Hamilton "Dick" Zoller, 74, a lifelong resident of Oakmont, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 5, 2016, while on vacation in Englewood, Fla. He was born June 24, 1941, and was a loving son of Oakmonters Lionel Zoller and Lillian Hamilton Zoller. Dick graduated from Oakmont High School in 1959 and enlisted in the Army in the fall of 1959. He served for 37 months in Germany and was honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant. Upon returning home, Dick joined the Oakmont Police Department. He attended the University of Pittsburgh on the GI Bill while working as a police officer. He worked for the police department for many years until running for and being elected a district justice in the Oakmont-Verona Court System in 1987. He retired from the role of district justice in 2005 to become a senior district justice for Allegheny County, a position he held until his passing. Dick Zoller is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Ruth, and was beloved by her children, grandchildren and extended family, all of who welcomed him into his second family and adored him immensely. He had many lifelong friends from Oakmont and the greater Pittsburgh Area and was an active member of Crosspointe Church. Per Dick's wishes, there will be no funeral or viewing. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Crosspointe Church, 2581 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, where a light lunch will be served. Additionally, a celebration of life party will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016, at his and Ruth's home. Attendees are asked to bring photos and stories to share. Local arrangements entrusted to BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., Oakmont, 412-828-3535. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to the Oakmont Food Pantry operated by Riverview Community Action Corp., 501 Second St., Oakmont, PA 15139, rcacorp.org.