- 88 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 20, 1923
- Date of passing: Feb 19, 2012
|Let the memory of Richard be with us forever|
Richard William Steiger, 88, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012 in Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson, NC.
A native of Queens, New York, the widower of Toni Costa Steiger and the son of the late Aton and Arline Meyer Steiger. He was a US Army Veteran, recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, took part in the Battle of the Bulge in WWII and served under General George S. Patton, retired iron worker at Crotty Mfg. in New York.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Pat Cox. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are two daughters, Arlene S. Pepe of North Massapequa, NY, Linda S. Jahn of Springhill, Florida, three sons, Richard P. Steiger of Oxford, Larry Steiger of Wantagh, NY, Robert Steiger of Babylon, NY, 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one sister, Viola Kuntz. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 – 3:00 PM Wednesday, February 22, 2012 prior to the service at the Eakes Funeral Home, Inc. in Oxford and other times at 2672 Deer Run Road, Oxford, NC 27565.
Eakes Funeral Home, Inc. in Oxford assisting the Steiger Family.
"hi dad just wanted to say hello to you and mom. your both missed so much. the time has gone by but our love for you and mom hasn't stopped. your missed so much. just to let you both know theres going to be another great grand child for this year. Bobby will become a grand pa, we are all so thrilled for him and erica and anthony . you would have loved their wedding last year."
"Oh Daddy how I miss you and wish I could tell you all that has been going on in our lives. Some times I need your shoulder to cry on so I just say it out loud and hope you hear me. I miss You Mommy and Steve so much. Until we meet again."
"hi dad happy 93 birthday, thank you for all the nickles and dimes. you and mom know that you both are not forgotten birthdays , anniversarys, and holidays just not the same. hope you like the flowers for the both of you. our love to all of you.mom happy anniversary to you and many more xxxx"
"Hi Daddy sorry I am late in wishing you a Happy Birthday I had a few issues with this site but now it is working. I like to visit you here because it is like you are with me. It makes me feel close to you. I love and miss all of you so much . Give everyone hugs and kisses for me. Until we meet again."
"Hi dad , the number of years just dont seem to matter, you and mom are missed so very much . Your both are with all of us always. Richie and i went to Harbor freight today, you would have loved the free bees and the sale items.. much love always , until we all meet up again::):)"
"Another year anniversary and I miss you Popop and Nana, thank you for the pennies not a day goes by and I think of you both til we meet again.love you both very much"
"Hi Daddy as another year passes without you I miss you more every day. I miss Mommy and Steve and every one else. I know that one day we will be together again but my heart still aches because you are not here. Give my love to all. Until we meet again. I love and miss you all so much."
"hi dad just wanted to wish you a very happy birthday. I also wanted to wish you and mom a very happy anniversary. your both missed so much, thanks for the pennies and nickles. your forever in our hearts."
"Hi Daddy Happy Birthday I love and miss you so much.I am sure you and Steve had a grand celebration for your birthdays. Tell Mom I could of used some advice the other day. How I miss all of you. Until we meet again. Always on my mind forever in my heart."
"miss you and mom"
"Hi dad, we got snow just for you. Love and Miss you. I know your happy being back with mom. your loved and missed by all of us to the both of you."
"Hi Daddy I can not believe it is three years since you went to be with Mommy. I miss you so much. Mommy and Steve also. I know you are watching over me because I can feel you here with me at times. I find change all the time and I know it is all of you letting me know you are with me. Please give my love to all. Until we meet again."
"Hi Daddy Happy Birthday I wanted to tell you and Mommy that today Tiana is getting baptized FINALLY . The church we go to is Christian and they believe to wait until 7 years old to do this. And I am also getting re baptized. I chose today because it was your birthday and I know that this would make you proud.. I miss you Mommy Steve and everyone who has gone before me.Tell everyone I love and miss them give hugs and kisses. Until we meet again."
"Hi Daddy happy Fathers day I miss you so much there have been so many times I just want to call you and tell you what is going on here. Just to hear your voice. Mom and Steve hugs and kisses for me. Wish Steve a happy Fathers day and tell him how much I miss him. Love and miss all of you there. Until we meet again."
"Hi Daddy I know this is for Mommy but I know that you do not mind. I just wanted to wish you a Happy Mothers Day. I love and miss you so much. Give Daddy and Steve and all who have passed on my love. Until we meet again."
"Missing both you and Nanna, wanting to wish Nanna a Happy Mother's Day. Wishing you were both here to meet Kayleigh. Love you both"
"Hi Daddy I can't believe it is two years since you left us. I had a dream about you and Mom last night. And it is said that if you dream of someone who has passed away they actually are visiting you It was so good to see both of you again. It kind of made me feel at peace. I love and miss you so much. Give Mom and Steve a big kiss and hug for me. Give my love to all that are with you. Until we meet again ."
"miss you and mom"
"Daddy and Mommy I miss you so much My heart is not in this Thanksgiving without you all here it is not the same. Tell Steve I miss him so much. Give my love to all. Love and miss you."
"Hi Daddy and Mommy I miss both of you so much. There have been so many times when I have needed to talk to you and couldn't. I hope you hear me when I do thought.Not a day goes by that i do not miss you both. Give Steve and every one else my love . Until we meet again."
"Daddy not a day goes by that I do not miss you. Especially our Sunday talks. There is so much emptiness without you.I know you are with me in spirit I can feel you here. Until we meet again. Give my Love to Mom And Steve
"I love and miss you so much Daddy. Give Mommy and Steve a big hug and kiss for me. Let everyone up there know that I love and miss them all. Until we meet again."
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