Richard Scopino

Obituary of Richard A Scopino

Mr. Richard A. “Rick” Scopino Sr.

Town of Forestburgh, NY


Mr. Richard A. Scopino Sr. of the Town Of Forestburgh, NY, died Monday, November 4, 2019 at his home with his loving wife by his side.  He was 82.

He was born November 2, 1937 in Yonkers, NY the son of the late Adalino and the late Arliene M. Young Scopino.

Rick was a proud member of the United States Navy.

Rick was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church in Forestburgh for many years, where he was on the parish council. He was a member of the NRA. He was a past member of the VFW Post #28 in Millsboro, DE and the AMVETS of Millsboro.  He was also a member of the Delaware Mobile Surf Fisherman, Inc, which is a group that works to protect beaches in the state of Delaware.

Surviving are:

His loving wife of 60 years, Hedy Scopino of Forestburgh

2 beloved children: Debra Ann Martin and her husband Ralph of Gibsonia, PA

                                Richard A. Scopino, Jr. and his wife Dawn of Easily, SC

1 beloved Daughter-in-law: Sherry Scopino

4 Grandchildren: Tiffany, Brandon, Anthony and Kayla Scopino

1 Great grandchild

His brother, Thomas Scopino and his wife Debbie of Harleysville, PA

His sister-in-law Cathy Scopino of Cuddebackville, NY

Also several nieces and nephews

He was predeceased by his son, Carmine Scopino and his brother Adam Scopino.

Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 12 noon at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial & Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, T.N. 38105-1942.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.  Arrangements by Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. 845.856.5191.