Thomas William Richey, 81, of Medina, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 26, 2018. He was born October 19, 1936 to the late Robert and Martha (Jansen) Richey.
Thomas was a 1954 graduate of Clarence High School in New York and later attended the University at Buffalo. He went on to retire from Westvaco after 42 years of service.
Thomas was a devoted husband. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid sports and outdoor enthusiast. He was also a member of the St. Vincent dePaul Society and the parish men's group at Nativity BVM.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley (Heim) Richey; daughter-in-law, Margaret Richey of Tonawanda, New York; children, Michelle Richey of Amherst, New York, Lisa (Antony) Wright of Medina and Michael (Whitney) Richey of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren, Ashton and Chloe Wright and Maxwell and Andie Richey and many nieces and nephews.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; son, Thomas W. Richey, Jr.; brothers and sister.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 A.M., Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, 3100 Old Weymouth Rd., Medina. A memorial service and burial will be held in Buffalo, New York at a later date.
Online condolences may be left at waitefuneralhome.com