- October 21, 1960 - October 21, 2011
- Kent, Ohio
of Richard's Passing
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“So sorry to hear of Rick's passing. May your many memories of his life bring you peace during this difficult time.
1 of 17 | Posted by: kathey moore - cuyahoga falls, OH
“You will forever be etched in our hearts.
2 of 17 | Posted by: John & Cindy - Champion, OH
“The Roszkowski Family, So sorry to hear about Richard, our prayers and thoughts will be with you during this most difficult time.
4 of 17 | Posted by: Rick & Deb Germano - Kent, OH
“Dear Roszkowski Family, We were sorry to hear of your loss. Our sympathy and prayers are with you. May fond memories of Richard bring comfort and...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Joan Freeman - Munroe Falls, OH
Our deepest sympathy to you.
I would like to share my favorite reading with you. At least the first
O my child,if you only...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Ray and Pat Halloran - Sebastian, FL
“Mike and I want to express our sincere sympathies to the entire Roszkowski family on the loss of Rick. He was a generous man and a great father. ...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Judith and Michael Rodgers - AZ
“I THANK THE LORD THAT I WAS ABLE TO BE A SMALL PART OF RICK'S JOURNEY HERE ON EARTH. BEAUTIFUL BIKE RIDING MEMORIES. WE MISS YOU, RICK, BUT NOW YOU...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: BONNIE PHILLIPS - LORDSTOWN, OH
“Rick, I will miss you more than you could know. Thank you for all the happy times you brought into my life. I will never forget those Friday nights...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Marty - Kent, OH - Friend
“The memories of fly fishing shall last forever.....Fish On!
11 of 17 | Posted by: Robert Meihls - Owosso, MI
“The best friend a fellow could hope for. I'll miss you girlfriend.
12 of 17 | Posted by: scott - mantua, OH - gurlfreind
“Offering our deepest sympathies during this time.
13 of 17 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH
“You were such a blessing to everyone that ever met you. A terrific friend, a fantastic father, a wonderful husband. You will be missed by all,...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Bonnie - Cuyahoga Falls, OH
“Dearest Family, I am so happy to have shared Rick with you for 50 years.
He left a great legacy of love . You will be in my in my thoughts and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Aunt Jan Ross Leo - WA - Aunt
“There are no words to express what is in my heart right now. You will soo be missed Rick! Thanks for all the great memories!!! In my thoughts and...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Elizabeth Myers - OH - Friend
“To know him, was to love him......and I did.....
17 of 17 | Posted by: Bobbi - Stow, OH - Mother In-law
Richard M. Roszkowski "Poopers", 51, of Kent, died peacefully at home on his birthday, Friday, October 21, 2011, after a long courageous battle with brain cancer.
He was born October 21, 1960 in Ravenna, to Michael R. and Geraldine M. (Schafer) Roszkowski. Rick was a journeyman machinist for 30 years, and worked at the Chrysler Stamping Plant in Twinsburg. He enjoyed fly fishing, woodworking and riding his Harley Davidsons. Rick was a loving husband and a wonderful father who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Hughes) Roszkowski, whom he married on June 19, 1982; daughters, Elena Roszkowski of Kent and Christine (Andrew) White of Westerville; mother, Geraldine (Schafer) Schafer of Cuyahoga Falls; brothers, Timothy Roszkowski of Dallas, TX and Jon Roszkowski of Stow; sisters, Diane Drewette of Kent, Christine Stevens of Dallas, TX and Lori Thomas of Lawrenceville, GA; mother-in-law, Roberta Roszkowski of Stow. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Roszkowski.
Calling hours will be held 6-9 PM Tuesday, October 25 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Funeral mass will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 26 at St. Patrick Church in Kent. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.
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