Richard Walter “Richie” Wojcik



Richard Walter “Richie” Wojcik 73 of 5285 South Park Ave. and a former Olean resident passed away on Monday August 28, 2017 in Emerald South Rehabilitation Center Buffalo following a lengthy illness. He was born March 1, 1944 in Olean. He was the son of Walter and Anna Sorochin Wojcik.

Richie was a graduate of the Olean High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1964-67; Richie served during the Cuban missile crisis.

Surviving are his former wife Alyce Wojcik; two children, Walter Richard (Candiea) Wojcik Eldred PA and Florence A. Wojcik Olean; two grandchildren, Richard Walter Wojcik and Skylar Nichole Wojcik and one sister Noel Riggs Salamanca NY. He was preceded in death by a sister Maryann Eaton.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 31, 2017 at 1P.M. in the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar. Rev. Suzanne Block pastor of Christ United Methodist Church Olean will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery Bolivar.