Deaths Death Notices
RATKA, Richard H.
RATKA - Richard H. October 24, 2013, of Depew, NY, beloved husband of Patricia (nee Budny) Ratka; loving father of Deborah (Anthony) Kania and Mark (Lisa) Ratka; cherished grandfather of Anthony (Kathryn) Kania and Robyn (Berkley) Turner; dearest great-grandfather of Kaleigh Kania; also survived by a niece and nephews. Funeral Services commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Village of Sloan, Monday at 9 AM and in Corpus Christi Church at 9:30 AM. Burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. The family will be present to receive relatives and friends Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Richard was an Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo.