Richard R. Mende of Amherst, entered into rest on Jan. 27, 2013.
Beloved husband of Mary E. (nee Sebald) Mende; devoted father of Doris (Tom) Johnson, Mark (Susan) Mende and the late Janet Marie Mende; cherished grandfather of Christina Johnson, Michelle Johnson, Eric Mende, Tho-mas Johnson and Matthew Mende; loving son of the late Rudolph P. and Margaret E. Mende; dear brother of the Rev. Dennis Mende; also survived by relative and friends.
Relatives and friends may visit LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (North-towns chapel) 885 Niagara Falls Blvd., near Eggert/ Sheridan Drive on Thursday from 4-8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Leo the Great Church, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst on Friday morning at 11 a.m. (Please assemble at the church). Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Mr. Mende was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com.