Richard Thomas Wawrzyniak, Jr.

November 23, 1952 ~ December 26, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Richard Wawrzyniak, Jr. Obituary

        Richard T. Wawrzyniak, Jr., 71, of Brecknock Township, passed away December 26, 2023 in the emergency room at the Reading Hospital.

        Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Richard T. Wawrzyniak, Sr., and Marion Mary (Bush) Wawrzyniak.

        Richard worked as a machine operator at Dana Corp. for 22 years and for the last 23 years, he worked at The Works at Wyomissing, last working December 24, 2023. He was a lifetime member of the 14th Ward Republican Club, Shillington Social Quarters and the Fraternal Order of Eagles-VFW, Oceanview, DE. Richard loved spending time with his family. He loved his family more than anything, spending every Friday going to Green Dragon with his granddaughter and any Farmer's Market to root around for hours. He loved watching Nascar and going to the races at Maple Grove. He loved going to his beach house in Delaware and eating crabs any chance he got. He had a passion for music, especially good Rock & Roll and Blues bands. Going to concerts and getting lost along the way with his best friend, Mr. Lawrence Carpenter.

        He is survived by his daughter – Tatum C.D. wife of Donald “Duey” Walb, Brecknock Twp., his sister – Joann M. wife of Chip White, Exeter Twp., his grandchildren, the lights of his life, who he treated like a son and daughter – Ty A. Wawrzyniak and Tiaryn G.D. Walb, his nephew and 2 nieces. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Beverly A. Seisler (2014) and his former wife Pamela D. (Snook) Wawrzyniak (2021).

        Viewing will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 PM at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Casual attire is requested, Please wear your best Rock & Roll or Blues shirts to honor Richard's love of music. As Rich would say, "This is the ball game, dig it." In lieu of flowers, please contribute in Richard’s memory to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508. 

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December 30, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607


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58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro PA 19508


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