Richard J. Kosakowski Sr. – February 3, 2018

Livonia: Peacefully on February 3, 2018 at age 82. Predeceased by his wife Alice (Clark) Kosakowski in 2000. Survived by his loving companion Betty Gallagher; children, Rick Kosakowski (Rosemarie Maldonado) of GA, Linda (Walter) Masiewicz of Buffalo, Stacey (Mark) Lewis of Pittsford, and Mark (Christine) Kosakowski of Livonia; grandchildren, Elyse Kosakowski, Brandon Kosakowski, Jason Masiewicz, Marissa Lewis, Kevin Lewis, Zachary Kosakowski, and Jeremy Kosakowski. Also survived by his brother Fran (Ellie) Kosakowski, nieces & nephews, and several close friends.

Dick was born on February 27, 1935 in Rochester, NY to parents John and Mildred (Nickerson) Kosakowski. He graduated from Livonia High School in 1953. Shortly after he married Alice Clark Kosakowski and they were married for over 45 years before she passed in 2000. Dick loved to camp and be outdoors, had a great knowledge of cars, and loved his family. He was a loving father and grandfather.

Friends may call on Thursday, February 8th, from 4-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 20A, Livonia, NY where Dick’s Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 9th, at 11am. Burial to follow at Union Cemetery, Livonia, NY. Memorial contributions may be made in Dick’s memory to the Livonia Ambulance, PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487 or Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit:


8 thoughts on “Richard J. Kosakowski Sr. – February 3, 2018

  1. I’m very sorry for your loss. I remember all the great times we had together. we had a great time at our get togethers at each other’s house and especially camping at Canadice Lake. I really enjoyed those times a lot. He will be missed a lot.

  2. Condolences from Chet and Peggy Cicero Barton. Dick went to school with me Peggy , we graduated together also I lived just up the road to your family . So sorry for your loss Betty ,Fran and families ,May He Rest in Peace..

  3. I’m so very sorry to hear of Dicks passing, my sincere condolences to his entire family.
    He was such a gentleman, he will be missed.

  4. Fran & Ellie and Betty , I am so very sorry for your loss. Dick and I have been friends since we were kids and beyond. Spent a little time with him at the hospital this past week. Please accept my sincere condolences to all the families. God Speed Dick
    with Love and prayers,

  5. Condolences from the John & Pat Muscato family. John & Dick were classmates, I remember many visits to the store when it was in Hemlock. Dick offered much needed help to a young homeowner in need of advice. Need I say, he was a patient gentleman. He will be sadly missed.

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