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HIAM, Richard Allan, Sr. "Dick"
HIAM - Richard Allan, Sr. "Dick"
84, of Grand Island, NY, entered into rest on January 21, 2015. Born in Buffalo, NY on March 21, 1930 to Leon Dodge Hiam and Caroline (Apfelbacher) Hiam of Riverside. He was the youngest of nine, preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Margaret (Wilson) Hiam, whom he wed on January 8, 1951. He is survived by his children: Richard (Colleen) Hiam Jr., Daniel (Michele) Hiam, Diana (Joseph) Alessi and Cynthia (Kenneth) Kalinowski. Richard and Phyllis were blessed with nine grandchildren: Richard (Melissa) Hiam III, Karen (Nelson) Sticka, Daniel (Janie) Hiam, Kristy (Jeff) McDonald, Joseph (Nicole) Alessi III, Christina (Kyle) Goodrich, Paul Baer, Leah Baer and Alexa Kalinowski. At last count, Richard had 16 great-grandchildren, including one who dubbed him "The Great One." A Memorial Service will be held at the Bible Fellowship Church, 1136 Baseline Rd., Grand Island, on Saturday, February 21 at 10:30 AM.