– Richard A. Gudz, Jr., 58, passed away suddenly at home on Monday,
May 31, 2021. He was the son of the late Richard and Catherine
(McHale) Gudz. Richard retired from the Operating Engineers Local
158 as a heavy equipment operator. He was an avid fisherman and
hunter. Most of all the most important thing in his life was
spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Julianne Viviano Gudz; children;
Richard A. Gudz III (Samantha Vernet), McKayla Gudz and their
mother, Michele Deere Gudz; step-daughter, Brittany Stillwell;
siblings, Catherine (Deborah) Doran, Michael (Maria) Gudz, and
Andrew (Sandra) Gudz; grandchildren; Richard Gudz, IV and Hailey
Stillwell; adopted family, Nelson and his wife, Elvina Dasari and
their children and Richard’s Godchildren, Abigail and JW Dasari;
several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held 10 AM on Monday,
June 7th at Graceland Cemetery, 680 Delaware Ave., Albany, NY 12209.