Richard Paul Serafin, 73, passed away December 15th, 2020 in Sharon Regional Hospital.
Richard was born January 22nd, 1947 to Mary (Banas) and Stanley P. Serafin in Sharon, PA. He was a graduate of Sharon High School class of 1964. Richard served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War. He worked as a yard-master for Sharon Steel Corp. and for Duferco Steel.
He was a member of the Hickory VFW post 6166 where he served multiple times a Commander and he was also a member of the American Legion. Richard loved watching the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians.
He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Floch, son, Anthony J. (AJ) Serafin, grandchildren, Farrah and Maya Floch, Chase and Abigael Serafin, great-grandson, Thayden, brother, Stanley T. (Emma) Serafin, sister, Cyndi Serafin, niece, Lisa (Bill) Huff and their children, Madeline and Matthew, nephew, Brian (Nicole) Serafin, his Aunt Helen Sinkus and Aunt Margie (Al) Giambattista, many cousins, and his Faithful and Loyal Companion dog, Max.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents and his fiancé, Diana Coup Fortuna.
He will always be remembered as a very giving and generous person who would help anyone in need. He will be missed deeply by his family and friends.
In keeping with his wishes, a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Shenango Valley Animal Shelter 2599 Broadway Rd. Hermitage, PA 16148 or to Disabled Veterans of America in memory of Richard.
Interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory LLC 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA 16148.
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