Richard Medek


Richard Frank Medek, 70, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, at his residence.

He was born in Palisades Park, N.J., and was a truck driver for over 30 years, retiring from LTD trucking. He was a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was Lutheran by faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gustave and Roberta Medek.

Survivors include his sons, William Medek (Colleen) and Darren Medek; sisters: Cheryl Foti (Joe) Suzanne Vanhorn, and Gail Racque; grandchildren: Christine Ronca (Jonathan), William Medek, Kyle Medek, Savannah Medek, Cody Medek; great-granchildren: Jonathan, Michaela, Elisha, Benjamin, Joshua, Cole, Jaxon, and Samuel; a nephew, Michael Ferrara (Erin); and a beloved friend, Janice Garcia. 

A Remembrance of Life service will be held Friday, June 21, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland, with Pastor Steve Huff officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Richard, and/or your personal condolences with his family, by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at


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