Richard E. Runavich

August 30, 1940September 25, 2020

Richard E. Runavich, 80, beloved husband of Cecilia, nee O’Brien; devoted father of Cathleen (Joe) Possley, James Runavich, Donna (Jim) Heavey and Deborah Runavich; proud grandfather of Meghan Possley, Lauren (Sonny) Castellano, Nolan (Kelsey) Possley, Hayley, Riley and Kyle Heavey; loving brother of Irene DeYoung; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Private Funeral Service and Private Interment at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton, IL. Info. 630-964-9392.


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Tim & Gail Possley

September 29, 2020

Very sorry to hear about Rich's passing. We did not see Rich a lot, but enough to know that he was a nice, sincere, compassionate, and gentle man. Always had a kind word.....Always fun to sit down with for a chat...Whenever you needed to take a break at a wedding or family function, there was Rich, to solve world problems with! His best attributes can be seen in his family. Absolutely outstanding family! Our thoughts are with the all of you.

Mary Petrouski-Lanigan

September 28, 2020

What a guy! He will be missed for all that he brought to all of, laughter, kindness, good times and a heart as big as himself. I loved him for the great cousin he was and how he always let me play "Monop".
He was a good son, a wonderful husband and the best Dad ever to the children he and Ceil had and a Gramp who made all the games.

Maurice Possley

September 27, 2020

Joe and Cathy and the entire family:
Our sincerest condolences to you all. May you be buoyed by the memories of a good husband, father, grandfather and father-in-law. So sorry for your loss.
Maury and Cathi


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