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Richard Kolodgy

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Richard Kolodgy Obituary
Kolodgy, Richard
1958 - 2018
Richard B. Kolodgy, age 59, of Westerville, OH, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 after a six year battle with multiple myeloma. Worked for ARC Industries Workshop for 38 years. Participated in the Special Olympics for over 40 years where he was selected to be on the International Special Olympics softball team in Baton Rouge, LA. A member of the Franklin County Square Dance Group. For the last three years he sang with the Harmony Project performing at the Ohio Theater and Nationwide Arena. Preceded in death by his father Donald, grandparents Charles E. and Alice Kolodgy and Brice and Edith Connell. Survived by his mother, Kathleen; sisters, Sharon (Ed) Dempsey and Linda Miller; nieces and nephews, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Dempsey, Leslie (Kenny) Maxie and David (April) Shicks; great nieces, Addison and Emilie Dempsey, Lily and Rosie Maxie, Anna and Sarah Shicks. A special thank you to Dr. Efebera and the nursing staff at The James and Dr. Sundaram and the nursing staff at Zangmeister as well as Mike Milburn of Heartland Hospice. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville, Thursday from 5-8 p.m., where a service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. Kathy Currier officiating. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Special Olympics, 2879 Johnstown Road, Columbus, OH 43219.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 16, 2018
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