Papaleo, Richard "Ric"
Holley: Nov. 3, 2012 suddenly at age 62. The son of Antoinette Barbera-Papaleo and the late Dominic Papaleo. Survived by his wife Cindy (Furguson) Papaleo; children Michelle (Doug) Armstrong, Renee Papaleo; granddaughters Alexa & Kylie Armstrong; step children Christine, Jon & Mike Schneider; foster son Dean (Veronica) Quick; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Ric was an avid boater, musician, craftsman & outdoorsman with a love for animals and a passion for sharing his knowledge. Ric served his country during 2 tours in Vietnam for the US Army
& as an Orleans Cnty NY Mounted Sheriff. Recipient of the Purple Heart
, 2 Bronze Stars
(one with Valor) and Good Conduct Medal.
A military service will be held Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 12pm at The Brockport Veterans Club, 222 West Ave, Brockport, 14420 with a celebration of Ric's life immediately following until 5pm. Join the family in honoring his memory by sharing Ric's love of music, laughter and life. Ref. Young Funeral Home, Williamson.