Richard Lorek, 73, passed away Sunday June 2, 2019 after a brief illness.
He was born in Utica, on December 11, 1945, the son of Adolph Lorek and Sophie Pawalek and received his education from U.F.A. High School. Richard served with the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam Conflict. He was married on July 7, 1990 to Joan Davis. He was employed with various companies throughout the area for many years.
His survivors include his wife, Joan Lorek and his step-son, Daniel Powers; his three sons, Richard Lorek, Michael and Mary Lorek, and Stephen and Tracy Lorek; and a sister, Darlene and Carmen Newtown. Also are included are his four grandchildren, Jacob, Brandon, Brittany, and Stephen ad his great grand daughter, Charlotte.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Kowalczyk Funeral Home, 1156 Lincoln Ave. Utica. A prayer service will be held immediately following visitation.