Richard Miseyka

Died: Sun., May 19, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., May 23, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., May 23, 2019
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Prayer Service

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM, Fri., May 24, 2019
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:30 AM Fri., May 24, 2019
Location: St. Gregory Church

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Richard Michael Miseyka, 67, died at his home in
North East, on Sunday, May 19th, after a brief battle
with cancer.
Rich is survived by his mother, Ann Miseyka of
Butler, Pa.; his wife, Kim Miseyka
of North East; his daughter, Melissa
Lewis (Sam) of Millcreek; his
daughter, Tamara Solomon (Scott)
of Burke, Va.; his sister, Patricia
Garner Franklin (Bill) of Erie, Colo.;
his sister, Joanne Miseyka-Setnar
(Geoff Gitlin) of Coraopolis, Pa.; his
brother, Robert Miseyka (Jill) of
Barrington, Ill.; his brother, Raymond
Miseyka of Butler, Pa.; and
his brother, Frank W. Miseyka of Butler, Pa.; as well as
numerous nieces and nephews.
Rich is preceded in death by his father, Frank R.
Miseyka of Butler, Pa.
Rich was born on June 23, 1951, in Butler, Pa., to Ann
and Frank R. Miseyka.
He graduated from Butler Senior High School in
1969. He attended Gannon University and studied
mechanical engineering. Rich began working at G.E.
in 1972 and retired in 2009, after more than 37 years.
“Farmer Rich” was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed
hunting, gardening, photographing wildlife with many
trail cameras in his “back 40,” and sharing his pictures
and videos with friends, family, and his YouTube
channel subscribers. He was a diehard Pittsburgh
sports’ fan, always willing to engage in conversation
about his beloved Steelers and Pirates. Rich became
a first-time grandfather in March; his final days were
filled with incredible joy spending time with his
grandson, Frasier.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 23rd
at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake
Street, North East, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8
p.m. A prayer service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday,
May 24th at 10 a.m. at Elkin Funeral Home, with a
funeral mass to follow at Saint Gregory’s Church
(136 W. Main Street, North East) at 10:30 a.m. Private
Interment will be held at Grahamville Cemetery in
North East. In lieu of flowers, please make a generous
donation to the charity of your choice.

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