Penn Yan, N.Y. - Richard A. Alderman, 71, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, (February 25, 2014).
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Dick, known to many as "Nummy", was born on February 11, 1943 in Penn Yan. He was a lifelong resident, and a proud veteran of the United States Army, 82nd Airborne.
Dick is survived by his wife, Bette; his daughter, Lisa (Dave) Hartman; three grandchildren, Katy Worden, Nick and Justin Alderman; step-children Stephanie Smolos and Annette (Derek) Nielsen; and cousin Sandra Miles (Harvey).
He was predeceased by his son Jason, and his mother, Helen Baxter.
A Celebration of Life will take place at the Penn Yan American Legion on Saturday, (March 1, 2014) from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., with service and military honors beginning at 12:00 p.m..
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com
Published in Finger Lakes Times from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2014