There is a port of no return, where ships
May ride at anchor for a little space
And then, some starless night, the cable slips,
Leaving an eddy at the mooring place . . .
Gulls, veer no longer. Sailor, rest your oar.
No tangled wreckage will be washed ashore.
Andrew Steiner 01/01/2020
Prior to retirement, he transferred to Groton CT, Submarine Base, and he and his wife took up residence in North Stonington, CT for 40 years. During that time, he was employed by Sonalysts, Inc. and General Dynamics, Submarine Division, lending his expertise in electronics. They moved to Mechanicsburg, PA 10 years ago to be near family. Richard was loved by his entire family and his legacy will live on forever. He possessed a genuine love of God which came from deep within him. He was a member of Immanuel Christian & Missionary Alliance Church for 8 years and served as Trustee and operated the sound booth in the evening. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Connie (Calzaretta) McCannesa daughter Christine Pruden (David)3 grandchildren, Robert Noon (Kelli), Amanda Burzynski, and Nichole Noon; 5 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.