Richard E. Archer
November 02, 1961 - March 24, 2023
Visitation: Tuesday 2-4PM and 6-8PM at DEVLIN Funeral Home, Inc. 806 Perry Hwy
Service: Wednesday 10 AM at St. John Neumann Church, Regina Coeli Parish
Richard E. Archer, 61, of Franklin Park, passed away on March 24, 2023. Son to Jane Houston Archer and the late Richard A. Archer; loving father to Richard “Rich” (Carol Luk) Archer, Meghan (PJ) Pavshak, Alex (Katherine) Archer, Ryan (Rachel Nafis) Archer; loving grandpa to Tyson Pavshak; husband of 30 years to Lynn Archer; Cherished son of Jane and brother to John (Kathy) Archer; and beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Rich’s highest priority was his children and grandchild.
He was a proud alumnus of Robert Morris University and Duquesne University. Rich spent the majority of his professional career in public accounting and was a Retired Partner from KPMG.
Rich was actively engaged with the Robert Morris University community. He was a long-standing member of the Board of Visitors of Rockwell School of Business. Rich also was a member of the University’s Board of Trustees and was recently appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. In addition to establishing a scholarship fund, Rich gave generously of his time, talent, and treasure to impact many students’ lives. Rich was also very active in the Food Pantry community, volunteering several days a week.
Rich enjoyed many interests. He was a well-known silver historian and book collector. He had a passion for good bourbon, Cakebread Wine, fine dining and travel, especially with his children. He will be greatly missed.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4PM and 6-8 PM at DEVLIN Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday at 10 AM at St. John Neumann Church, Regina Coeli Parish. Please consider making a donation in Rich’s name to the Richard E. Archer Memorial Fund.Send Flowers Shop Gifts Print Obituary Share Obituary