Richard Fesiak

June 17, 2022

Richard Fesiak Obituary

Richard Fesiak was welcomed into the family of Ukrainian immigrants, parents Anastasia (Stella) and Mikolaj and sister Mary Fesiak, living in West Germany on November 7, 1947.
The family immigrated to the US in 1950 and settled in Rochester, NY where his father was one of eight founders of The Ukrainian Federal Credit Union and his mother a caring and loving housekeeper.
A lifelong resident of Rochester, Rich graduated from Benjamin Franklin High Shool in 1967. After graduation he served in the US Army stationed in Germany. Returning home as a veteran Rich found employment at the Rochester Coca-Cola Bottling and Vending Company as a product salesman. When a younger man, Richie spent many hours at North Park Lanes perfecting his game of billards and bowling. We often heard him say, "I love this game of bowling" as he was active in leagues and participated in lots of tournaments held there. Richie was a professional painter who owned his own interior painting company and was also part owner of a few neighborhood taverns.
Richie was most happy with a Budweiser in one hand and a cigarette in the other waiting for his fishing pole to get a bite. We will remember him as an all-round, fun-loving guy who made us belly ache laugh; a gentle man, a good-hearted soul and a guy who talked Ukrainian in his sleep!
Richie had the best life he chose to live. We will miss you, our friend. Rest in peace.
Love, Karen, Robin and the girls

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