TROY - Richard J. St. Dennis, 48, of Troy entered into eternal life Friday, September 20, 2013, in the comfort of his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
A lifelong resident of Troy, Richard had a passion for entertainment, he was a talented guitar player and songwriter. He played with several local bands and was a founding member of the former Tri City Jam.
Rich enjoyed watching football and was a an avid Minnesota Vikings fan, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his nephews.
Richard is survived by his loving parents, Joyce Ryan and Richard T. St. Dennis; his brother, Robert J. and Gina St. Dennis; his sister, Deborah M. and Randy Longtin. He was the beloved uncle of Tyler Barber, Christopher St. Dennis and Matthew St. Dennis. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and his best friend, Gary Cellucci.
Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at Wm. Leahy Funeral Home, 336 3rd St., Troy, with Deacon Charles Wojton officiating. Family and friends are invited and may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Richards memory may be made to the Unity House of Troy, 33 2nd St., Troy, NY 12180.