OBITUARY

Richard A Kantorowski

Passed away on September 26, 2011

Kantorowski, Richard, 73, of Mesa Arizona passed away on September 26, 2011. Richard, born June 3, 1938 is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Judith Ann, his 3 children, Richard, Lori (Pat), Kristine (Rodney), 5 grandchildren, Nicole (Justin), Richie, Patrick, Cory and Jessica, 3 great-grandchildren, Michael, Chase and Kennedy, and a new great-granddaughter due to arrive in February, 2012, his surviving siblings, Irene, John, Joan, Barb, David and Linda. Rich’s diverse interests and professions included home and building moving, home restorations, jewelry casting, automotive repair & towing and custom furniture & ornamental iron work. He had an avid love for family days, stock car racing, Saturday garage sales and antiquing, weekly dinner dates with his sweetheart Judee, and caring for his many household pets. Rich was admired and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Rich’s life will be celebrated with a memorial service at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel 6747 E. Broadway Rd. Mesa, AZ. 85205 on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 10:00 am, www.mariposagardens.com, 480-830-4422

Services

  • Memorial Service Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Richard A Kantorowski

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Cheryl Carr

October 4, 2011

Dear Aunt Judee and family, My heart and prayers go out to you. I think the last time that I seen him was (1991)when we all went to shipshewana and I was pregnant with Bryan. You guys bought me a wooden high chair.Now my grandkids use it.I wish I could have gotten to know Uncle Rich a little better as I have felt a great loss for many years. All I can do is take a piece of all the Kantorowski boys and imagine that is what my dad probably was like. Uncle Rich...give my dad a hug, tell him that I love him and will one day see him. Hugs to you Aunt Judee.

Norm & Dorothy Beagles

October 3, 2011

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Georgann (Kantorowski)Perry

October 2, 2011

Aunt Judee, Rich, Lori, Kristine and family. I am sorry to hear of Uncle Dick's passing. It has been many years since we've seen you, but my thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

Bonnie Hicks

October 2, 2011

Lets all remember his ornery smile as Aunt Judee called it. Those are chocolate donuts with him hovering in the photo. Uncle Rich was very rich in many ways. Another successful Kantorowski story. The only Kantorowski I know that did not fear snakes. Maybe he is snake hunting again dressed in his cowboy hat, snake skin boots carrying a gun and his smile! Be sure and know that he can dance again and he would want us to dance again too. His will continue to love and watch over us from heaven. May God grant us the strength daily to get through the grief and turn our tears into blessings. Love to all from his brother John's family

Kim Rush

September 30, 2011

Aunt Judee, Rich, Lori, Kristine and families,
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know I am keeping you all in my prayers as you go through this most difficult time.
Sincerely,
Kim Rush (George and Barbara's daughter)

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