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Richard Valack

January 27, 1932 — October 15, 2021

Richard Steven Valack, 89, husband of Mary Catherine Ames Valack and a resident of Cape Charles, VA, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, VA. A native of Brackenridge, PA, he was the son of the late Stephen Valack and the late Anna Ukrop Valack. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, graduate of VMI, and member of First Baptist Church of Virginia Beach.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by three children, Margaret McCoy Sitter of Brookfield, IL, Catherine Ann Smith of Darien, IL, and Richard Steven Valack II (Amanda) of New Orleans, LA; a sister, Joyce Marie Holder of Richmond, VA; four grandchildren, Rebecca  Kerschen (Ashley), Lauren Sitter, Michael Sitter (Sarah), and Jorie Smith; and one great grandchild, Loretta Rose Sitter.

A memorial service will be held Friday, November 5, 2021, 3:00pm, at the Cape Charles Cemetery gravesite with Reverend Steve Gumpton officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memoriam to the VMI Foundation, PO Box 932, Lexington, VA 24450 or

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Arrangements made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles, Virginia.

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