Dick Pilchen (1940-2020)

Hamden resident and Gimme Shelter member/supporter, Richard ‘Dick’ Pilchen died on October 31, 2020. I met Dick working at Subway in 1977. Any marketing and promotional skills exhibited in our quest for a Hamden Animal Shelter can be traced back to then. After my Subway days we stayed connected through travel, dogs and food – mostly food. Dick faithfully promoted our fundraisers, and would be the first reservation at any of our restaurant events.

You can view Dick’s obituary from the New Haven Register here.

You can view Fridays NH Independent article here. 

Lenny Young

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