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Richard Thomas Zacharias
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Richard Zacharias, loving Husband, Father, Son-In-Law, Brother-In-Law, Uncle, Great Uncle, and Friend died October 16, 2017 at his home. He is survived by his Wife, Nancy; his Son, Christopher; his Mother-In-Law, Mary Hibbard; his Sister- and Brother-In-Laws: Priscilla (Norm) Jacobsen, Kim (David) Tibbetts, and Roger Evans; his four Nieces and Nephews: Brian (Meghan) Jacobsen, Will Tibbetts, Brad Evans, Jennifer (David) Prickett; nine Great Nieces and Nephews: Dylan Wade, Bradley and Alexis Jacobsen, Grant Evans, Abby, Evan, Caroline, Joshua, and Hannah Joy Prickett; his many close friends, and by a community that he touched and loved deeply. Rick was predeceased by his Father and Mother, Harold and Helen (Scott) Zacharias; his Brother, Chuck; and by his Aunt and Uncle, Mildred and Charles Nieman.

Rick graduated from North High School in Binghamton, NY in 1964; from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1968; and from Simmons School of Embalming and Mortuary Science in Syracuse, NY in 1973. In 1974, Rick purchased the Zacharias Funeral Home in Deposit, and served the residents of the area faithfully until the day he died. He is a Past President, Board Member, and Paul Harris Fellow of the Deposit Rotary Club; a Charter Member and current Board Member of the Deposit Fire Department Benevolent Committee; a Charter Member of the Deposit Educational Endowment Program (D.E.E.P.); a member of: the Broome County Funeral Directors Association, the Leatherstocking Funeral Directors Association, NYS Funeral Directors Association , and Deposit Lodge #396 F. & A.M.

A celebration of Rick’s life will be held on, Saturday, October 21 at 1:00 pm at the Zacharias Funeral Home, 78 Second Street, Deposit with Father Dan Jones of Christ Episcopal Church and Pastor Kathy Myrick of Maple Lane Assembly of God Church officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Deposit.

Memorial contributions may be made to D.E.E.P. at P.O. Box 22, Deposit, NY 13754 in Rick’s memory . Condolences may be expressed at www.zachariasfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Friday

20

Oct

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Zacharias Funeral Home

78 Second Street
Deposit, NY 13754

Service

Saturday

21

Oct

1:00 PM
Zacharias Funeral Home

78 Second Street
Deposit, NY 13754

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