Zone 7 Death Notice: Richard Chmiel Sr.

Zone 7 reports the passing of Richard Chmiel Sr. on Tuesday, October 13. His obituary is as follows:

Chmiel, Richard E. Sr. October 13, 2020 of Steamburg, NY; loving father of Judy (late Robert) Crawford, Richard Jr. (Erica); Anne (Steve Krasselt) Borrelli and Victoria (Mark Gembola) Chmiel; grandfather of 8 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; twin brother of the late Lillian Broughton; brother of Rose (Gus) Voss, Maryann (late Raymond) Wolf, Jeanie (late Steve)Zadon and Joe (Janet) Chmiel; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Richard was a beloved companion of his pet cats.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at Concordia Cemetery, 438 Walden Ave., Buffalo, NY 14211 on Monday, October 19 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Richard’s family to help with burial expenses and sent to NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, Re: Richard Chmiel, Sr. 250 Orchard Park Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Share condolences at