Richard T. “Dick” Pokorak, 81 of Endwell, NY peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Monday, November 12, 2018. He was born on May 15, 1937 in Binghamton and was predeceased by his beloved mother Frances; his siblings Joseph, Rosemary, Robert; loving in-laws Jack and Margaret Cornell; brothers-in-law Robert Lucas and Daniel Gallagher; sister-in-law Barbara Pokorak; nephew Joe Pokorak Jr. and dear friend Mike Getsy. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Kathryn; two sons Eric and David, daughter Jenine; daughter-in-law Joan Pokorak; grandchildren Sean, Jack, Lydia, Matthew and Leo; sisters-in-law Rhoda Pokorak and Mary Anne Gallagher; loving nephews, niece and good friends to include Leo Hubik. Dick worked for IBM for 36 years, mainly as a benefits specialist. He was a gentleman who loved the company of friends and family, and is deeply missed. The family thanks the staff of Willow Point Nursing Home for their care.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, 10:00 AM at the Church of the Holy Family, 3600 Phyllis St. Endwell, NY. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City, NY. The family will receive friends at the Leon Pucedo Funeral Home, Inc. 1905 Watson Blvd. Endicott, NY on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to either Mercy House 212 N. McKinley Ave. Endicott, NY 13760 or the Union Volunteer Emergency Squad 8 So. Avenue B, Endwell, NY 13760-5714.