Richard “RJ” Passino, 64, of Lyncourt, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 8th at Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo. Richard was a native of Liverpool who also resided in Canastota and Lyncourt. He was the son of the late Richard D. and Geraldine M. (Colosanti) Passino.
RJ served in the US Army and worked as a truck driver for 10 years before he became disabled. Previously, he worked for Rapasadi & Sons in Canastota as well as other construction companies in the area. RJ was a sportsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing especially in Oneida Lake. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and was a former volunteer firefighter for the Cicero VFD.
RJ is survived by seven children: Sheena Passino of Indiana, Amber Passino of Buffalo, Todd Passino of Lyncourt, John Passino of Lyncourt, Daniel P. Brazeau of Wyoming, Harley Ganns of Albany, and Angel Lyncourt of Houston, Texas; his siblings: Marguerite Beebe of Las Vegas, Nevada, Jeffrey Passino of Syracuse and David Passino of Syracuse; several grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.