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Richard R. Sefcik

Obituary for Richard R. Sefcik

July 8, 1933 - August 7, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 85

Beloved husband, brother and friend ...


Beloved husband and brother, Richard R. Sefcik, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He was born in Poth, TX on July 8, 1933 to Emil and Julia Kostelnik Sefcik.

In 1935, the family moved to San Antonio; he graduated high school in 1951 and was drafted into the US Army in 1953. For two years, he was stationed at Ft. Totten, New York City. After his tour in the Army, he returned to San Antonio and attended St. Mary's University. He married the love of his life, Rose M. Cristarella in October 1958.

He was employed with McKesson in the wholesale drug industry for 42 years until his retirement. Later he worked for Total Pharmacy Supply for 10 years also in sales. Richard was a member of the Bexar County Pharmaceutical Association, the American Legion Alamo Post No. 2 and of St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Robert, Kenneth and Emil Sefcik Jr. and is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rose Sefcik; his brother and sister-in-law, George and Arlene Sefcik; and sisters-in-law: Ann Sefcik and Helen Sefcik along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 5pm in the chapel with recitation of the rosary at 6pm at Porter Loring on McCullough.

Funeral Mass will be Monday, August 13th at 10:30am at St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church, 102 Lorenz Rd.

Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8115 Datapoint Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229.

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  • American Cancer Society, 8115 Datapoint Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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