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Richard E. Schunk

Richard E. Schunk, 83, of Springville, passed away June 23, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo.

Richard was born in Hamburg on April 16, 1934 to the late Henry and Bernice (nee Bolander) Schunk. He married Mary Zielinski in 1961.

Richard graduated from Hamburg High School and was a member of St. Aloysius Church in Springville. He retired as a heavy equipment operator for the New York State Highway Department and enjoyed music, playing guitar, Bingo and loved his horses.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by a sister Gladys Sibley and a brother-in-law, John Sibley.

Richard is survived by his wife; a son Stephen Schunk of Springville; a brother Daniel Schunk of Hamburg and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held from St. Aloysius Church, 186 Franklin St., Springville. Burial was in St. Aloysius Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Aloysius Regional School, 186 Franklin St., Springville, N.Y. 14141.

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St. Springville. Online condolences may be made at


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