Richard William Robideau


March 31, 1928 - January 23, 2012

March 31, 1928-Jan. 23, 2012
SEVERANCE — Richard (Dick) William Robideau, 83, passed away Jan. 23, 2012, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare in Ticonderoga. He was born March, 31, 1928, in Schenectady, the son of William and Esther Wilson Robideau.
Dick was predeceased by his son Michael and his sister Betty Fountain.
Dick was a veteran of WWII and served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 until his honorable discharge in 1949. He and his wife owned several small businesses in Schenectady before becoming permanent residents of the North Country in 2000.
Dick is survived by his wife of 60 years Alice Szymalak Robideau, his sons Kevin and Sean Robideau, his grandsons Connor and Hayden Robideau, his sister Diane Delaney, his brother David Robideau as well as several nieces and nephews.
Dick will be remembered for his generosity and willingness to help family members, friends and even strangers with his many talents and skills.
A funeral service with full Military Honors will be held at a date to be announced at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville.
The family suggests memorials take the form of donations to the Schroon Lake Emergency Squad, Schroon Lake, NY. 12870.
The Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home is assisting with funeral arrangements.