Avon: January 3, 2018 at age 72 years. Predeceased by his wife Susan Holland and son Peter Holland. Survived by children; David Holland of Los Angeles, CA and Katie (Justin) Gange of Buffalo; grandson Callen Gange; siblings, Virginia (Michael) Hayes of Ashville, NY, Donald (Cheryl) Holland of Erie, PA, and SalLee Holland of Jamestown; sisters-in-law Sally McDougall and Sara (Bob) Butler all of Sebring, FL. Also survived by honorary daughters; Nga (Thong) Au of Greece, and their children Justin & Christine, and Phuong (Xuan) Nguyan of FL; many other loving family and friends, his church family at Cornerstone Baptist Church especially Pastor John & Carol Zatkiewicz, and neighbor Kelly Frazer.
Richard was born on February 9, 1945 in Jamestown, NY. He married Susan (O’Leary) Holland on March 26, 1970 and they became proud parents of David and Katie. Richard worked at Kraft Foods in Avon, NY for over 40 years and retired in 2007. He was a resident of Wadsworth Avenue for many years and always enjoyed visiting with neighbors and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 27th, at 11am at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 4232 Reservoir Road, Geneseo, NY 14454. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Cornerstone Baptist Church – Children’s Ministries Program at the address above. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com