Richard Joseph Michael Chapeskie peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at Pembroke Regional Hospital in his 69th year.
A native of Barry's Bay, he was the son of Raphael and Julia Chapeskie.
He is survived by his brothers Ray (Margaret) of Eganville, David (Linda) of Spencerville, James (Vivianne) of Kingston, and his sister Maria of Hamilton as well as his former wife and best friend Jennifer Szymychalski. He will be missed by his nieces and nephews, Edwin, Cheryl, Mark and Kelly.
All Professional arrangements for Richard have been entrusted to Zohr Family Funeral Home, Eganville. A graveside service for Richard will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11am at St. Hedwig's Cemetery, Barry's Bay. Following the service an outdoor reception will be held at the original Chapeskie homestead, 19303 Opeongo Line (Hwy 60), Barry's Bay, Ontario. For those desiring donations, they can be made to Carefor Renfrew County online at www.zohrfuneralhome.com