OLSZEWSKI, RICHARD H.; of Waterford; passed away December 10, 2014; at 70 years of age. He was born September 9, 1944 in Detroit to Henry and Mary (nee Leszczynski) Olszewski. He married Marcia Pawlowski on September 3, 1971 in Birmingham. Survivng to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Marcia; sons, Matthew of Waterford, Geoffrey, Andrew, and daughter Jennifer (David) Globke all of St. Petersburg, FL; and brother, Gerald (Gayle) of Troy. Richard was a veteran U.S. Army Vietnam and past commander of Waterford Heart of the Lakes VFW Post 1008. He was an avid contributor to the American Cancer Foundation and Relay for Life. Richard was devoted to his family, his faith, and his country. He was an unwavering Red Wings fan, fisherman with a green thumb and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 5481 Dixie Hwy., Waterford. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME - WATERFORD. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to VFW Post 1008 or Our Lady of Lakes Church. To send a condolence message visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/ObituariesPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 14, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 4 "Is greatly missed! Sunday Lions football at the V will never..."- Jon Kellner- Jarek Puchalski" Always positive energy, a pat on the back and a jovial..." "You left us too soon"- Jim McClure Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Richard Olszewski Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Richard Olszewski Add a photo + http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=richard-h-olszewski&pid=173452147&fhid=5753