Richard “Dick” Joseph Remick
MAYVILLE – Richard “Dick” Joseph Remick, 79, of Mayville, died on Dec. 3, 2017, at the Greenfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster, N.Y.
He was born Sept. 14, 1938, in Rome, N.Y., the son of the late Stanley and Stella Slaga Remick.
Dick had been an engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation. Dick had a long career as Chautauqua County DOT resident engineer in Mayville, NY.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Vietnam War.
He enjoyed sailing on Chautauqua Lake, motorcycle riding,and winters in Florida. Dick loved playing tennis with his children and many friends, coaching youth hockey and water sports on Chautauqua Lake with his family. Dick took pleasure in playing the piano, organ and accordion.
Dick was very active in the Catholic church in Florida and New York.
Dick is survived by his four children; Mark (Carol) Remick of Ashville, N.C., the Rev. Todd Remick of Bemus Point, N.Y., Brett (Amy) of Williamsville, N.Y., and Amy (Eric) Grossman of Hamburg, N.Y.’ four grandchildren: Max and Spencer Remick, and Sydney and Cole Grossman; his sister, Bernadette O’Berg; his brother-in-law, Bill Iverson; and five nieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Ann Iverson Remick, whom he married March 2, 1963, in Schaghticoke, N.Y.; and his parents. Stanley and Stella Slaga
A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at 10 a.m., at the St. Mary of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in May-ville, N.Y. Father Todd Remick will officiate. Burial will be in Mayville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville (139 S Erie St).
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Marys Parish, Mayville N.Y., P.O. Box 500, Bemus Point, NY 14712.
The Freay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
To leave a remembrance or post condolences for Dick, please go to www.freayfuneralhome.com