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Richard J. DeMaria, 81, of Brookfield, Ohio, passed away at his home on Oct. 25, 2017. Richard was born in Sharon on Aug. 8, 1936, to Rocco and Alma (Kovach) DeMaria.
On April 4, 1964, Richard was united in marriage to the former Patricia Kozarich, who preceded him in death on Sept. 7, 2002.
Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. Upon his discharge, he spent his career working for GM/Delphi.
Richard loved the outdoors. He was not only an avid hunter, but also a member of the NRA. He took great pride in his home and enjoyed working in his yard accompanied by his dog, Daisy.
Richard is survived by his sons, Kenneth (Janice) DeMaria and Daniel (Aimee) DeMaria; his grandchildren Rachel, Braydon and Brodie DeMaria; his sisters, Kathy May and Cheryl DeMaria; and his sisters-in-law, Dorothy Kozarich and Jean Kozarich; as well as many other relatives.
In addition to his wife, Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

Richard J., 81, of Brookfield, Ohio.
Calling hours: 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday (10-29-17) at LANE FUNERAL HOME, MADASZ CHAPEL, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield, Ohio. Please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences for the family.
Burial: Private burial will follow in Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Published on October 26, 2017
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