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Richard Pastuszek

Obituary of Richard Peter Pastuszek

Richard Peter Pastuszek, a resident of Slidell, Louisiana for forty-five years, peacefully passed away on January 31, 2020 at the age of 74.  He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 22, 1945 to the late Andrew and John Pastuszek. Richard is the beloved husband of fifty-one years to Cathy Pastuszek; adored father of John Pastuszek (Billie), Randy Pastuszek (Micheale), and Steven Pastuszek (Christy); cherished grandfather of Madeline, Katie, Andrew, Luke, and Elizabeth. He graduated from Biloxi High School and later enlisted in the United States Navy, proudly serving on the USS Independence aircraft carrier during the Vietnam War. He also had a long career in sales with Piper’s Flooring. Richard was a fantastic football coach to his sons and enjoyed watching the New Orleans Saints. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His family and friends will miss him greatly and cherish his memory. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery located at 34888 Grantham College Drive in Slidell, Louisiana. Memories and condolences may be expressed at


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Graveside Burial

1:30 pm
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
34888 Grantham College Rd
Slidell, Louisiana, United States