Richard R. Zielinski

June 4, 1957 ~ February 25, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Richard Zielinski Obituary

Richard Robert Zielinski, 65, of Butler Township died unexpectedly Saturday, February 25, 2023.

Born June 4, 1957, he was the son of the late Stephen and Anna Zielinski.

After graduation from Butler High School in 1975, Rick attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with a Marketing/Business Degree. Rick spent most of his working career and retired from Marmon Keystone (Butler, PA) in Business Development.

He enjoyed being out in his yard gardening and tending to his landscaping. Rick had a true “green thumb.”  There was not a plant, flower, or shrub that could not be nursed back to health under his care.  He loved the ocean and enjoyed his travels to Myrtle Beach and the Florida Keys one of his favorite places.

His family was very precious to him.  He cared for his elderly mother until the very end. Rick was a dedicated son, brother, uncle, and friend to all that knew and loved him.  He was patient, kind, and a great listener. 

Left to cherish his memories are his two brothers and their spouses, Stan “Zeke” (Lynda) Zielinski of Butler, and Edward S. (Debbie) Zielinski of Pleasant Hills, Pittsburgh; his brother-in-law, George P. Doerr of Butler; eight nieces and nephews, Cathy (Christian) Kengor, Kimberly (Rick) Eyth, Darren Zielinski, Traci (Mark) Laffey, Tiffany Tonini, Christopher (Kristy) Zielinski, Ryan (Michelle) Zielinski, and Sean (Lindsey) Zielinski, and several great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his best friend and sister, L. Christine "Chris" Doerr.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM Tuesday.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:00 AM at All Saints Parish, St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean St. Butler.  Entombment will follow at the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. 



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February 28, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

Mass of Christian Burial
March 1, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Paul Roman Catholic Church (PA)


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