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Richard "Dick" Puzder

October 19, 2021

Richard "Dick" Puzder

Richard “Dick” S Puzder, age 80, of Norwalk, passed away Tuesday evening, October 19, 2021 at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

He was born February 17, 1941 in Cleveland to the late Stephen F. and Anne (Verbofsky) Puzder. He graduated from Nordonia High School in Macedonia, OH. He was a steel worker for many years and retired in 1996. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, playing corn hole, smoking his pipe, driving, traveling and attending classic car shows. He was an avid bowler and was on six bowling leagues at one time.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Bernadette (Vodila) Puzder; children, Stephen (Teresa) Puzder, Christopher (Megan) Puzder and Lisa (Stephen) Lay; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; siblings, Steven and Joanne; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Nancy.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Private interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Richard “Dick” S Puzder, age 80, of Norwalk, passed away Tuesday evening, October 19, 2021 at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

He was born February 17, 1941 in Cleveland to the late Stephen F. and Anne (Verbofsky) Puzder. He graduated from Nordonia High School in Macedonia, OH. He was a steel worker for many years and retired in 1996. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, playing corn hole, smoking his pipe, driving, traveling and attending classic car shows. He was an avid bowler and was on six bowling leagues at one time.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Bernadette (Vodila) Puzder; children, Stephen (Teresa) Puzder, Christopher (Megan) Puzder and Lisa (Stephen) Lay; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; siblings, Steven and Joanne; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Nancy.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Private interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Katherine Spicker-Smith

Brook Park, OH
October 23, 2021

My deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve this great loss. Rest peacefully in Heaven.

Jan Radachy

Medina, OH
October 23, 2021

Bernie and Family
My deepest condolences to you all in this difficult time. I pray you all are at peace knowing Dick is in Gods loving arms and that he is in a better place

Joan Ganim

Broadview Heights, OH, USA
October 22, 2021

My deepest sympathies to the family. At least he is at peace and I am sure he and Ron are having a hey day in heaven. Thoughts and prayers with you. Love ya. Joan

Lynne Puzder Kessell

Chagrin Falls, USA
October 22, 2021

We are so very sorry for your loss….you have our sincere sympathy as you & your family go through this difficult time. You’ll be in our thoughts & prayers.
Jim & Lynne Kessell
Jack Puzder’s daughter