Richard L. Soika, Jr., 66, died peacefully, surrounded by his family on December 10, 2012. He was a devoted Husband, Father and Papa.|
Richard is survived by his best friend and loving wife, Leann (Synek); his daughter, Julie Brandle (Steven); son, Richard (Sharon); and daughter, Kristen Fernandez (Orlando). He also leaves behind his awesome grandchildren who loved their Papa so much, Kimberly, Orlando, Richard John, Lydia, Ardynn and Reid.
Richard is the son of Richard L. Sr. and Bernice, both deceased. He is the brother of Maryellen Ashworth, Joseph (Sheral), Kathy Emrick (deceased), and Judith Papesh (Ray). He is the uncle and great-uncle to many.
Calling hours will be held THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13th from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Redmon Funeral Home, 3633 Darrow Rd, Stow 330-688-6631. Mass of Christian Burial will be held FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14th at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 3179 Kent Rd., Stow, 330-688-6412.
(REDMON, STOW, 330-688-6631)
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Dec. 12, 2012