Richard J. Piszczek, 69, passed away Wednesday May 20th, 2020 at his home in Griffith, IN.
Richard is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary “Dodie” Piszczek, his three children, Nicole (Robbie) Piszczek of Griffith, Leslie (Troy) Piszczek of Griffith, and Rik (Steven) Brankle-Piszczek of Portage, his sister, Joan Kaim of Illinois, his brother, Ken (Shirley) Piszczek of Tennessee, nine grandchildren, one great-grand child, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his father and mother, Martin & Tillie Piszczek, his sister Virginia Kaim, and his brother Martin Piszczek.
Cremation was chosen. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday June 4th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at WHITE FUNERAL HOME located at 921 W. Glen Park Ave. (45th Ave.) Griffith with Chaplain Warren Smith officiating. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday June 4th, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at WHITE FUNERAL HOME.
Richard was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the Vietnam War, serving from 1969-1973. He enjoyed fishing on Kentucky Lake, working in his garage, and collecting model cars with his grandson Ethan. He also was an avid NASCAR enthusiast, trying to visit many tracks in his most recent years, and loved his western novels and tv shows.
For more information please contact WHITE FUNERAL HOME at (219) 924-4100 or visit us at www.whitefuneralhomeofgriffith.com
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