Obituaries

Richard E. Meister
Died: Oct 3, 2020
 

Richard E. Meister Sr., loving husband of Patricia Ann (Fowler) for 61 years and devoted father of MaryLynn (Robert) Lester, Richard Meister Jr. and Kathleen (Michael) Marsico passed away on October 3, 2020.

 

Rich was also a proud Grandfather of five: Richard (Silvia) Meister, Jessica VanValkenburg (Vito Tanzi), Jason (Stacey) Meister, Alyssa Marsico and Michael (Adriana) Marsico and Great Grandfather of six: Angela, Brandon, Richard, Brooke, Alyson and Ashley.

 

Richard was born in New York City on August 14, 1938 to Goodwin and Elva Meister. He was a lifelong resident of Lake Peekskill. He attended Putnam Valley Elementary School. At Peekskill High School he was inducted into the Hall of Fame for football and was named All American for basketball at Westchester Community College.

 

Richard was a longtime employee of Technicon/ Bayer Corporation in Tarrytown, making lifelong friends before his retirement. He was a sports enthusiast, an avid Giants, Mets, Rangers and Knicks fan, sharing his love of the game through coaching CYO basketball for many years.

 

The family will be receiving friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, 35 Morrissey Drive, Putnam Valley, New York on Tuesday October 6, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Putnam Valley Parks and Recreation Department.