Richard A. Harvey, 63, of Waverly NY, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Elderwood in Waverly, NY after a long courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. Throughout his illness he managed to retain his sense of humor and his funny tee shirts brought many smiles to staff and fellow residents.
Richard was predeceased by his parents, Kathleen (Bishop) Harvey and Howard E. Harvey. He is also survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law Sharon and Leonard Sacco of Waverly and Mary L. and Dale Tears of Mansfield PA: and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Richard was a veteran who served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. After leaving the service he worked at Tioga Nursing Facility in Waverly as a Certified Nursing Assistant for 18 years until illness forced him to retire.
A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11 am at the Union Cemetery, in Lathrop Township, PA.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014 Hagerstown MD,21741-5014.