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Pasanen, Rickey

It is with heavy hearts that the Pasanen family announces the passing of Rickey Albert Pasanen, 69 years on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at his residence. He is survived by his wife Gayle (nee Regan). Loving father of Lori Pasanen and step-father of Glenn Young (Sherri) and Neil Young (Wendy predeceased). Cherished grandfather of Cody Pasanen (the light of Rickey's life), Kaelyn, Liam, Willow, Jack and Milli. Born in Sudbury, he was the son of the late Albert and Aino (nee Kurkimaki) Pasanen. An avid Blackhawks fan, who was captain of the Sudbury Wolves in his younger days. He continued to inspire young players in a Managerial role as well as coaching baseball for many years. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rickey’s memory can be made directly to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. A Celebration of Rickey’s life will be held at the Nickel City Tavern, 252 Hazel Street, Sudbury on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 1:00 p.m-6:00 p.m.

5 Condolences

  1. May the Lord walk with you all in this time of need. You put up a good fight Rico.
    From a neighborhood Friend and Hockey Comrade.

    Posted by:Bruce Killah
    November 15, 2018
  2. Gayle, Laurie, Cody and Family

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Rick is such a good friend and so well respected by everyone who knew him. Our deepest sympathy to your family. He will truly be missed.

    Posted by:Bob MacLean and Teresa Johnson
    November 14, 2018
  3. Gayle and the Pasanen family our sympathy and sadness for the passing of Rickey. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Posted by:Joan Sheriff family and Blanche Nevins
    November 12, 2018
  4. Our deepest sympathies to the Pasanen family.

    Posted by:Julio and Grace Navarro
    November 11, 2018
  5. Gayle & family
    We are so sorry for your loss. Rick was a truly wonderful person. The best hockey manager.
    Hugs to all….

    Posted by:Sandra & Brian Marynuk
    November 9, 2018

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