Niagara Gazette


March 26, 2014

Richard E. Orel

LEWISTON — Richard E. Orel, 48, of Lewiston, NY, passed away February 3, 2014. Born June 19, 1965 in       Kenmore, NY, he was the son of the late Stephen K. Orel, Jr. and Lucielle (Adams) Orel, and attended local schools. Richard entered the United States Army National Guard on March 11, 1987, serving until March 1, 1993, when he was honorably discharged. He worked as a truck driver for New England Motors Freight in Tonawanda, NY. Richard was an avid golfer, Buffalo Sabres fan and enjoyed playing the drums.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his daughters, Victoria "Tori" Orel, Richelle Lannon and Angelene Fernandez; five grandchildren; brothers, Stephen (Linda) Orel and Thomas (Lisa)Orel; sister, Lorraine (Thomas) Guerra. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may call Saturday, March 29th, from 1-3 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC.,           319-24th St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where memorial services with military honors will begin at 3:00 PM, with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

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