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Richard C. Waterstram, 77, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital. Born in Buffalo, NY on February 18, 1940, he was the son of the late Harry and Mildred (Lambert) Waterstram.
Richard was the Pastor at Abundant Life Baptist Church, Sanborn, NY for 30 years. He worked at Precious Plate in shipping and receiving. He was an avid sports enthusiast and was a coach at Hyde Park Little League Baseball.
He is survived by his wife, Janice C. (O'Lay) Waterstram; sons, Richard (Susan) Waterstram, Robert (Tracie) Waterstram and Eric Waterstram; grandchildren, Nathan, Owen, Elliott, Kimberly, Samantha and Amara Waterstram; Dominick Richardson, who Poppy and Nana lovingly cared for and raised after their daughter, Faith, died; step-grandchildren, Delona, Arthur, Coren and Alexander Mitchell; and brother, George Waterstram. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Faith L. Waterstram.
NO PRIOR VISITATION. Funeral services will take place 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 29th at New Life Baptist Church, 514-79th Street, Niagara Falls, NY with Pastor Matt Evans officiating. Burial in Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, NY, will take place at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Visit zajacfuneralhomeinc.com for online condolences.
Published on July 25, 2017
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