St. George-Forsythe Funeral Homes
Obituary of Richard C. VanderKamp
Springwater- Richard C. “Rich” VanderKamp, 68 years of age passed away Sunday evening February 27, 2022 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Rich was born August 14, 1953 in Buffalo, New York. He resided in Rochester for a few years, Honeoye Falls for many years along with Rush, and in 1988 settled in Springwater. Rich was employed by Fros Heating and Cooling for many years. Rich and Della Metzger McMahon were married and spent 10 years together before she passed away in 2001. Rich and Jan Goodwin were married April 1, 2003. They have enjoyed over 18 years together. They loved to travel and visited almost every National Park in the United States. Their bucket list was 95% complete! Of the 48 continental United States they only lacked visiting 4 of them. Rich also loved to build everything and anything. He was always there to help anyone and he only had one rule – “if you are going to build it, you build it right the first time!” Rich was pre-deceased by his parents, David and Virginia, his wife Della VanderKamp; and two brothers, David and Russell VanderKamp. He is survived by his wife Jan VanderKamp of Springwater; his children, Ryan (Judi) VanderKamp of Rochester, Shawn (James Maziarz) of NJ, Shana Blaze of Dansville, and Trebor (AnneMarie) Blaze of Summerville, SC, and Audrey VanderKamp the mother of Ryan and Shawn; his grandchildren, Crista, Ethan, Tristyn, Caleb, Celeste, Isabel, Lucas, Averie, and Myles; his siblings, Dennis (Cindy) VanderKamp of Webster and Amy (Peter) Degnan of Pittsford; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and not to be forgotten , his support dog, “Starlet.” Rich’s Celebration of Life will be later In the summer of 2022. Contributions in memory of Richard C. “Rich” VanderKamp may be made to the Vincent House, 310 Second Avenue, Wayland, New York 14572
Celebration of Life
To be announced in the summer of 2022
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