Niagara Gazette

February 27, 2014

Richard J. Neri

Niagara Gazette

YOUNGSTOWN — Richard J. Neri, of Youngstown, NY, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on February 23, 1945, the son of the late John J. and Teresa (DeDario) Neri.

Mr. Neri graduated from Trott Vocational High School and served with the United States Marine Corp in the Crash and Fire Rescue unit. He was a maintenance supervisor with Oxy Chemical and Carbon Graphite for many years.

Mr. Neri coached baseball at Whirlpool Little League and with the Tyro Football League. He     enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, bowling, playing golf and going to the casino. Mr. Neri was an avid Yankees, Sabres and Bills fan.

He was the husband of the late Mary E. McQuillan, who died in January of 2006.

Mr. Neri is survived by one son, John J. (Stacy) Neri of Niagara Falls, NY; two daughters,      Deana M. (Dr. Robert Jenkins) Neri of Lewiston, NY and Teresa A. (Bussie) Hill of Youngstown, NY; eight grandchildren, Bianca and Jenna Genova, Robert Jenkins, Bailey, Skyler and Sofia Neri, Adam Abdellatif and Amaya Hill; one sister, Rosella (late Clyde) Crouch. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The family will be present on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-8 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY, where funeral services will be held at 8:00 PM, with the Rev. John W. Gouldrick, CM, officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined, Memorials may be made in his name to the ALS Association.

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