October 13, 1935 - January 24, 2020
Burial Date: February 15, 2020
Richard Christopher Marszalek, 84, died at his home in Ludlow on January 24, 2020. Mr Marszalek was born in Ludlow on October 13, 1935 and lived in Chicopee for many years. He was educated in Chicopee schools and was a popular and well-known figure in town. He worked as an usher at the former Victoria and Rivoli theaters, as a greeter at the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home, and at the former Hastings Stationery Store for twenty years. He was active in Chicopee political committees and was a Democratic Delegate.
Richard was a communicant of the Basilica of St Stanislaus where he had been Marshall of the Holy Name Society and had worked on many bazaars, church picnics and Christmas parties.
Family and friends are invited to gather at the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home on 61 Grape Street in Chicopee on Saturday, February 15th at 9:00. A funeral mass will be held at the Basilica of St. Stanislaus, 566 Front Street, Chicopee, on February 15th at 10:00 with burial to follow at St Stanislaus Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory can be made to the St Stanislaus School, 534 Front Street, Chicopee, Massachusetts, 01013.