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Richard Lorek

September 23, 1933 — August 7, 2022

Richard Lorek

Richard J. Lorek, 88, of North Royalton, Ohio, loving husband to the late Georgia A. Lorek (nee Rorabeck) passed away on August 7th, 2022 surrounded by family.

Richard was born on Sept. 23rd, 1933, in Cleveland, OH to parents John and Olga (Boczek) Lorek. He was a dear father of Barbara Capone (Joseph), John Lorek (Jenny), Kimberly Kusek (Ted); Grandfather to Pierce (Amanda), Elise (Joe), Briana and Nicholas Capone; Mason, Dakota, Brady and Canaan (Lauren) Lorek; and Ava Kusek. Great Grandfather to Indie. Brother to the late David (JoAnn) Lorek and Kathleen (William) Schutte. Uncle and friend to many.

Richard graduated from James Ford Rhodes HS in 1951. He served in the Army from 1954-56 and married his sweetheart Georgie on Feb. 16th, 1957.He worked as a chief draftsman at Avtron Manufacturing until his retirement. He attended Fenn College (CSU) in the evenings while raising his three children.

He was a lifelong Cleveland sports fan who knew every statistic and player throughout his life. His interests included reading, stamp collecting, rose gardening and visiting Las Vegas.

Friends and family may call for visitation on Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm at Busch Funeral Home 7501 Ridge Rd., Parma, OH

44129. Services will be held Monday, August 15, 2022 at 11:00am at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Hope Memorial Gardens, Hinckley, OH. www.buschcares.com. (440) 842-7800.

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Visitation

Sunday, August 14, 2022

2:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Funeral Service

Monday, August 15, 2022

11:00 - 11:45am (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Burial

Monday, August 15, 2022

12:30 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

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