Richard William DePersis

January 29, 1968 - April 30, 2010
Richard William DePersis

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Richard William DePersis

Richard William DePersis of Leland, NC, died Friday, April 30, 2010, at his residence.

He was born in Schenectady, NY, on January 29, 1968, the son of William and Genevieve (Kolasinski) DePersis of Schenectady, NY.

A member of Living Word Full Gospel Fellowship Church and had served in the United States Navy.

Surviving besides his wife, Dawn, is a daughter, Ashley Mitchell and husband Matthew of Leland, a son, Allan Patton of Leland, a sister, Diane Lane and husband Mike of Steamboat Springs, CO, two grandchildren, Calvin James Mitchell and Trinton Charles Mitchell of Leland.

The family will receive friends in Leland on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, from 5 – 7 pm at Living Word Full Gospel Fellowship Church. Funeral services will be conducted following the visitation with the Rev. Bobby Wilson .

The family will receive friends in Guilderland on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, from 4 – 7 pm with a service at 7 pm.

Burial will be in Saratoga National Cemetery, Saratoga, NY, with full military honors on Friday, May 7, 2010.

A service of Village Road Memorial Chapel, Leland, NC.


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  • April 30, 2024
    Dawn M Thompson lit a candle:
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  • April 30, 2024
    Ashley says:
    William Day please look me up on Facebook - I would love to hear the stories - he may not have been my biological dad, but he was the absolute best step-dad a girl could ask for - we loved him so very much and even though it has been 14 years, today is still the hardest day I go through <3

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    Ashley lit a candle:
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  • October 16, 2023
    William Day says:
    My name is William Day, I served with DePersis for 2 years. He was a great brother and friend. If anyone in his family reads this please reachout. He has a Navy family that would love to share our stories with you all.

  • April 29, 2023
    Ashley Mitchell lit a candle:
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