Cimma, Richard C. EAST GREENBUSH Dr. Richard C. Cimma, 61, of East Greenbush died Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness. Richard was born in Springfield, Mass. He graduated from Dartmouth College, Albany Medical College and did his residency in pediatrics at Albany Medical Center. Following graduation, he started his own practice, Pondview Pediatrics, where he has worked for the past 32 years. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed traveling and being outside. Richard is survived by his wife of 39 years, Joanne L. (Coupas) Cimma; one daughter, Carrie Cimma; one son, Gregory Cimma; one sister, Carol (Stephen) Swiconek and one brother, David (Annie) Cimma. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral 9 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2012 from the Rockefeller Funeral Home, 165 Columbia Tpke., Rensselaer, and 9:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary, 163 Columbia Tpke., Rensselaer, where a liturgy of Christian death and burial will be celebrated. Friends may call in the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rensselaer. Donations may be made to either the Capital Campaign at the Church of St. Mary, 163 Columbia Tpke., Rensselaer, NY 12144 or the Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Ctr., 37 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208. Light a condolence candle at wjrockefeller.com.
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