Biography

Funeral service for Mr. Richard J. Gary of Parishville, NY will be held on Thursday, March 25th at 3:30 pm at the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam, NY. Burial will follow at a later date at the Chapel Hill Cemetery in Parishville, NY. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Home on Thursday from 2pm until the time of the service. Online condolences can be made @www.garnerfh.com.
Richard passed away on Monday at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital unexpectedly. He is the son of the late Floyd and Theresa Ano Gary. He was born in Potsdam, NY on April 30, 2010. Richard is survived by his brother Edward and wife Robin Gary of Hopkinton; a sister Nancy Gary and Paul Hopper of Potsdam; a sister Linda Lee and Ronney Ramsey of Syracuse, NY; a son Ricky Gary and daughter Diana Gary of Florida; his significant other Suzzy Rotella, daughter Michelle Rotella and spouse Christopher Farnsworth and son Joseph Rotella all of Potsdam; three grandchildren Jenessa Rotella and Kelsey and Morgan Farnsworth and many nieces and nephews.
Richard attended Parishville and Potsdam schools and then moved to Florida where he lived and worked until 2000 when he returned to the north country. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, collecting Adirondack antiques and his family and friends.

Facts

Born: April 30, 1950
Death: March 22, 2010