September 16, 1931 - June 16, 2019
Richard P. Waliszewski “aka Dick Waldo”age 87. Beloved husband of Ethel (nee Dziak) for 62 years; father of Gary (Mickey Vanden Bossche), Debbie Fogliano (Jeff Wilson), Jane Waliszewski (Allan Stevenson), and Kathy Szpak (Bob); grandfather of Andy, Mia, John (Amber Krasuna), Danielle (Scott Johnson), Alex (deceased), A.J., Jim, and Ava; great-grandfather of Annalise, Jaxson, and Avery; son of John and Clara (both deceased); brother of Clarice Grabowski (Stanley), Mildred Dankowski (Alfred), John (Arlene), and Daniel (all deceased); son in law of Michael and Anna Dziak (both deceased); brother in law of Elizabeth Dziak (deceased);God-father, uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle, and friend of many. He enjoyed camping with his family, playing baseball, handball, golf and bowling. But most of all he loved and cherished his wife Ethel and his children, grand-children, and great-grandchildren. Richard was proud to serve as a 2ndlieutenant during the Korean Conflict in the US Army. He worked in the insurance business for 38 years, was a Holy Name member, served as an usher, and was in the Tri-M at St. Monica Church.
Services: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home and 11:00 a.m. at St. Monica Church. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blocks South of Rockside) on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. Burial will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. “So long and God Bless”