Richard (Rich) Anderchin, a devoted family man and selfless individual who served his country with distinction, passed away on May 6, 2023, at the age of 88. Born on June 6, 1934, in Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania to Michael and Anne Anderchin, Richard lived a life dedicated to helping others.
In 1953, Richard joined the Air Force, where he served with honor in various locations, including Denver, Colorado, where he raised his family with his beloved high school sweetheart, Sue. After his military service, Richard worked for the United States Post Office until his retirement.
Richard's service did not end with his retirement, as he continued to volunteer in various organizations, including the VA Home and the Denver Police. He had a kind heart and was an inspiration to many, always putting the needs of others before his own.
Richard was a devoted family man who will be greatly missed by his wife Sue, his sister Stephanie Medvid (Dennis) and their children Michael Medvid and Gretchen Garlington (Joe), his daughters Debi Haning (Tom) and Donna Jacobsen (Mark), his grandsons Matt Tiffin, Adam Tiffin (Tori), and great-grandson Michael Tiffin, as well as many other loving relatives.
Richard will be remembered for his great sense of humor, love of cooking and ice cold chocolate milkshakes, and his impressive handyman skills. He could fix anything and was always ready to lend a helping hand to friends and neighbors.
In recognition of his military service, Richard will receive full military honors at his funeral. The ceremony will take place at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado, on May 22, 2023, at 10:15 a.m., where he will be laid to rest alongside his fellow veterans.
Although Richard's passing brings sadness, his legacy of kindness, service, and sense of humor will always be remembered and cherished by all who knew him. He leaves behind a lasting impact on the lives of those he touched, and his memory will live on forever. Rest in peace.
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