Richard Joseph Remski, 70, of South Otselic, NY, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, following a long illness.
Born in Port Jefferson, NY, on March 11, 1952, Richard was the son of the late Charles and Helen Remski. For several years, he worked as a carpenter for various construction companies before becoming self-employed. Known affectionally as “Cowboy Richie,” he enjoyed fishing in his spare time.
He is survived by his life partner, Vicki Shuman; and his children, Rita Remski and Richard Remski. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Matthew, Benjamin, Johnny, Theodore, and Heaven; brothers, Frank Remski and Dennis Remski; his mother-in-law, Eloise Shuman; son-in-law, Jason (Chrissy Wright) Letlough; daughter-in-law, Rebecca (Shawn Rowe) Knickerbocker; sister-in-law, Peggy Huntley; and brothers-in-law, Mike (Nikki) Shuman and James Shuman.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Frank and Dennis Remski.
There will be no immediate services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Richard may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.