Richard T. Lasher, Jr., 56, of Rome, New York, passed away, Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility.
He was born May 12, 1955 in Utica the son of Richard and
Kathleen Lasher, Sr.
On July 10, 2008 he married Dawn Gilboy Mativesko.
He was a former Avon Representative and loved to garden.
Surviving is his wife, Dawn; one son, Richard Lasher, III, Rome; four sisters and a brother-in-law, Colleen Lasher, Denise and Tom Kent, Peggy Manley, and Tina Lasher, all of Utica; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Francis and Michelle Ward, Brian and Rose Lasher, and Howard Lasher, all of Utica; two grandchildren,
Cassandra Crossett and Jason Stosal, Jr.; a step-son and his wife, Jason and Michelle Stosal, Rome; a special aunt and uncle, Glen O’Shea and Doris Pearson; a special friend, Jon Mativesko; and his feline friend, Kelly. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Richard and Kathleen Lasher, and a brother, Allen Lasher.
Funeral services will be held Friday 11:00 a.m. at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George Street, Rome, Interment St. John’s Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy to www.nunnandharper.com.