Richard J. Ziemba, 74, of Ludlow, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019. Son of the late Walter and Laura (Bobowiec) Ziemba, he was born in Ludlow on July 16, 1944. A graduate of Cathedral High School, Richard proudly served as a member of the U.S. Navy, aboard the USS O’Bannion during the Vietnam War. He worked as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 40 years. Richard was a devout communicant of Christ the King Church.
Richard is survived by his brother Robert Ziemba of Southwick, his nephew Mark and nieces Allison, Alyssa and Monica. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his sister Nancy Giza and niece Lora Jo Giza-Bilodeau.
There are no calling hours
Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Christ the King Catholic Church
Address:41 Warsaw Avenue, Ludlow, MA, 1056
Family and friends are asked to gather for a funeral Mass for Richard on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Christ the King Church, Warsaw Ave., Ludlow, MA.
Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Berkshire Ave., Springfield, MA.