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Richard Bednarski

Richard Bednarski

Tuesday, December 9th, 1941 Thursday, October 8th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Richard Lee Bednarski

Richard Lee Bednarski, 78, of Martinsburg, passed peacefully on Thursday, October 8, 2020, with his family by his side.

Born December 9, 1941, in Adena, Ohio, he was the son of the late John Bednarski and Helen (Konkoleski) Bednarski.

Richard served in the US Army and worked for the Federal Government for over 40 years, first at the Pentagon and then the Internal Revenue Service. He was an avid horseshoe and softball pitcher, and a member of the Moose Lodge 120 of Martinsburg, and the Red Men Lodge 84 of Williamsport, Maryland. He loved hunting, cooking, gardening, watching the Redskins, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Lucille (Miller) Bednarski; a son, Brian Bednarski and wife, Jennifer of Martinsburg; two daughters, Rhonda Foreman and husband, Keith of Martinsburg; and Jocelyn Petsko and husband, Geoffrey of Morgantown; grandchildren, Jessica, Jared, Matthew, Jason, Colin, and Aidan; one brother, Alfred Bednarski; four sisters, Mary Ann Peltz, Phyllis Hagar, Loretta Dalton, and Karen Veranski; step-sons, Chris Matteoda and wife, Jackie; and Mark Matteoda; step-grandchildren, Christine, Melissa, Melanie, Tiffanie, and Stefanie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Felgemaker; and his first wife, Sharon L. Bednarski, and a daughter, Stacey Renee Bednarski.

The Brown Funeral Home will be open for family to receive friends only from the hours of 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, October 11, 2020.

Visitors will be required to wear face masks, practice social distancing, and follow directives.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Minister Leonard Fyke officiating.

Interment will be at Rosedale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 161 North Clark, Suite 3550, Chicago, IL, 60601.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 11th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00am
    Brown Funeral Home
    327 West King Street
    MARTINSBURG, WV
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, October 11th, 2020
    5:00pm - 7:00am
  • Service

    Monday, October 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Brown Funeral Home
    327 West King Street
    MARTINSBURG, WV
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, October 12th, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Minister Leonard Fyke
  • Interment

    Rosedale Cemetery
    917 Cemetery Rd.
    MARTINSBURG, WV
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

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Jim and Kathi Thorn and Brent, Morra, and Lois sent flowers to the family of Richard Lee Bednarski.
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Pam Felger

Our heartfelt sorrow, Linda, on your beloved one's passing. You are missed by the IBC Ladies' Bible Study at IBC. Please pass on our sympathy to your family. Pam Felger
Comment | Posted at 03:51pm via Condolence
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Paula Teach

We have many many wonderful memories of Richard. Playing horseshoes, cruising, and just spending time together with him and Linda, Rest in peace dear friend. We will miss you. Norm and Paula Teach
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Ruth and Steve Sosson

Dick, you were a coworker, friend and neighbor and appreciated for all of those roles. May your memory be a blessing to all who knew you.
Comment | Posted at 01:12pm via Condolence
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Larry & Becky Jo

So sorry to hear of your Dads death! You are in our hearts and prayers! God Bless!
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Roberta May

We are so sorry for your loss. We both worked with Dick at IRS and really appreciated his friendship. He was a good man. May you find peace and comfort in the loving arms of Jesus! Keep those memories alive, they will help to sustain you! Are love and prayers, Carl and Roberta May
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