Efman, Richard (Rich) Matthew
Richard Matthew Efman (Rich), 68, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013. Rich was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 10, 1945. He graduated from James Monroe High School and continued on to receive a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from Columbia University College of Pharmacy. Rich worked as a retail pharmacist for over 43 years. He enjoyed following the stock market, cooking and watching his favorite programs on the Food Network, and spending time with his daughters and granddaughters. He was happiest when surrounded by his girls, and he treasured his relationship with God. He was also involved in St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, where he particularly loved to clean up after Sunday service.
Rich is survived by his daughter, Sue Friedrichs, her husband Rob and their daughters, Sarah and Emma of Alpharetta, GA; his daughter, Laurie Efman of Alpharetta, GA; and his daughter, Kristin Reynolds, her husband Tyler and their daughter, Alice of Duluth, GA. He is also survived by his sister, Arline Burke and her husband Dan of Ormond Beach, FL, and other family and friends. Rich is preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Geraldine Efman.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, May 17, 2013 at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 4755 N. Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA. Father Dick Game of St. Patrick's will be officiating. Arrangements by SouthCare Cremation & Funeral Society in Alpharetta, (678) 735-5500.