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: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com