O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Richard Ball

Mr. Richard Ball, age 76, of 88 School Street, Salamanca, New York died Thursday (August 28, 2008) at his home.

Born on April 8, 1932 in Salamanca, New York he was the son of the late Maynard and Mary Metka Ball. He was married to the former Rose Revetti who predeceased him on December 15, 1963.

He was Veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean Conflict from 1950 -1952.

Mr. Ball was employed as an Engineer for the CSX Railroad, in Salamanca, New York for years prior to his retirement in 1995.

He was a former member of St. Patrick's Church and the Brotherhood of Local Engineers. His family will sadly miss him.

Surviving are: 2 brothers, Ronald (Diane) Ball, State Park Ave, Salamanca, New York, David (Sheryl) Ball, Washington Street, Salamanca, New York; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Maynard Ball.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday (August 30, 2008) at 8:30 A.M. in Our Lady of Peace (St. Patrick's) Church with Rev. Piotr Zaczynski, pastor, as celebrant.

The O'Rourke 7 O'Rourke Inc, Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York is in charge of funeral arrangements

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.

E condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.