Richard J. Gasque, 51, Lowville

LOWVILLE, NY — Richard J. Gasque, 51, passed away Wednesday morning, Spet. 16, 2020, at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility surrounded by his loved ones.

Calling hours are noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc. Lowville. A closing prayer will be at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Born July 12, 1969, in Smithtown, NY, a son of the late Pierre’ H. Gasque and Mary A. Stelmach, he attended school on Long Island, moving to Lowville in the 1990s.

He worked for Jeb’s in Lowville for over 15 years.

Richard was known as the Nature Boy. He was a Ric Flair wrestling fan.

Richard enjoyed playing video games, watching wrestling, fishing and scratch off lottery tickets.

Surviving are his mother, Mary Stelmach of Lowville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Edna and Wayne Ortlieb of Beaver Falls, Ann Marie and Darrin Kolyer of Long Island, NY; a niece, two nephews, aunts, uncles, numerous cousins, and his Jeb’s family.

He was predeceased by his father, Pierre’ H. Gasque.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Richard to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, East Syracuse, NY13057 or Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

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