Frederick G. Richards



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Greece: Sunday, April 5, 2009 after a long battle with cancer. Survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Mary Ellen (Bunny); daughter, Sue Ellen (Greg) Burkett; son, John W. (Molly); grandson, Thomas; sisters, Barbara Winter, Nora Richards; sisters-in-law, Dorothy VanVoorhis (H. Roger), Delores Long Parker, Janet Springer; nieces and nephews. Frederick graduated from McQuaid Jesuit High School then attended the University of Rochester and St. John Fisher. He was a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company after 31 years and a U.S. Army veteran. Frederick was a Licensed Workers’ Compensation Representative at Segar & Sciortino for over 16 years. Friends may call Monday 4-7 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday 9:30 AM at Holy Cross Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Rochester in his memory.


  1. Donna Marrocco-Gramlich on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I’m very sorry about your loss Bunny. I wish I could of been there for you during this difficult time. You and your family will be in my thought and prayers. Take Care & God Bless

  2. Barbara Bernard (Palumbo) on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Just got the notice of Uncle Fred’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunt Bunny in saying farewell to your beloved husband and friend. You both have been so kind and thoughtful over the years to all of us. Wish I could be there with you. Much love from your niece Barbara in Seattle 206-427-9475

  3. Jacob and Betty Burkett on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  4. Peter and Mary Muller on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    We were so sorry to read about the passing of Fred. Our heart and prayers go out to Bunny and the kids. We wish it was possible for us to be present for visitations and at the funeral. Know that we wish you peace and love. Your old neighbors, Peter and Mary Muller Dundee, New York

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