Richard Joseph Menerey, Sr.
April 19, 1931 - December 13, 2019
The family will welcome friends on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 11 AM until the time of service beginning at 1 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI.
Buresh Funeral Home, Oscoda, MI.
Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 19, Buresh Funeral Home, Oscoda, MI.
Age 88, of Waldorf, Maryland passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019 after a brief illness. He was born on April 19, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Charles D. and Louise V. (Douville) Menerey. Richard grew up in the Greenbush area and graduated from Oscoda Area High School. After graduation, he went on to serve 4 years in the United States Navy. Richard worked as a TV repairman for Hart TV in Oscoda, MI until he retired. His greatest joy was his family and he was a natural caregiver. His wife Katie passed away in 2001 and the following year he moved to Maryland to live with his youngest daughter Cindy and helped her raise her son, Charles. Richard loved children and was known for his big breakfasts and cream puffs. He enjoyed woodworking, repairing bicycles and making doll beds for the neighborhood children. Richard will be greatly missed by so many. He is survived by 7 children, Katie (Russell) White, Joyce (Richard) Hauge, Brenda (Peter) Maksymiuk, Susan (Gregory) Pinnow, Richard (Suzanne) Menerey, Jr., Teresa (Darren) Fujita and Cynthia Kahahawai; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by 3 brothers, Charles, William and James and 2 sisters, Virginia and Carole. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Katie L. Menerey; son, Thomas Charles Menerey and 2 sisters, Laurita Michaud and Marion Christofferson. The family will welcome friends on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 11 AM until the time of service beginning at 1 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI. Interment will take place following the service in Oscoda Pinecrest Cemetery. You may offer condolences online at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Oscoda Pinecrest Cemetery