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“Rick and Angelina and family: our deepest sympathies. There are no words. We have great memories of RJ and Andrew playing hockey together.... you...Read More »
1 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Rick and Angelina & family,We're so sorry to hear of your loss. We have a lot of great memories from our hockey days. It was always fun watching...Read More »
2 of 39 | Posted by: Dave Cortese - Fairport, NY

“Rick, Angelina, Alex and Bella -- Our sincerest sympathies go out to you all. We can't imagine the grief you're all feeling, but please know our...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: Tamara Brister - Pittsford, NY

“To the Pound family, You've been in our hearts all week. We never knew RJ but it's clear he was a spectacular kid, adored by all. We pray you feel...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: The Whitaker family

“Rick and family,The thoughts and prayers of our family and so many others in the North Country, are with you and your entire family, during this...Read More »
5 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Rick & Angelina & family -Words cannot express my sorrow for you all. I pray that you find comfort in your son's memories and the strength to move...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: Tracey Chaput (Gibbs)

“Rick, Angelina, Bella and Alex,Our deepest sympathy goes out to you all as you deal with this tragedy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Steve and...Read More »
7 of 39 | Posted by: Steve and kellie Vacanti - NY

“In memory of RJ. His infectious smile and quick wit lives on forever in the hearts and memories of all he touched. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Carol Moriarty - Walworth, NY

“Rick, Angie, Alex & Bella - Words can't express how sorry we are for your loss. We remember RJ from as far back as the Park Rd. days. He always had a...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Susan Gould - Pittsford, NY

“My heart hurts for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts. Sue Hamilton ”
10 of 39 | Posted by: Sue Hamilton - Skaneateles, NY

“Coach Pound, Angelina, Alex and Bella - Vince and I are so saddened to hear the new of RJ's passing. We have such fond memories of he and Christian...Read More »
11 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart goes out to all of you. Rj was an amazing guy. I'm very blessed to have known him. I'll miss that huge smile, and hearing him sing his...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: Misty Banach - ROCHESTER, NY

“To the Pound family,Very sorry for your loss. I will always have wonderful hockey memories of the "Pounder".Many thoughts and prayers,Tim & Terry Elie ”
13 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“To all the Pound Family:Angela and I are very sorry to hear about RJ's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Bill & Angela Guiton ”
14 of 39 | Posted by: Bill Guiton - Binghamton, NY

“Mr. and Mrs. Pound and Alex and Bella,I am so very sorry for your loss. May God give you the strength you need to endure the upcoming days. My...Read More »
15 of 39 | Posted by: Richard Acton - Chili, NY

“Rick & Angelina-Words can't express how sorry we are for your loss. RJ is such a funny kid. He had us all laughing during the hockey tournaments. ...Read More »
16 of 39 | Posted by: Kelly Growney - Fairport, NY

“Liam, Clare and I are so, so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers will be with you and your entire family. Liam has so many great hockey memories of...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: Laurie, Liam and Clare Spencer - NY

“Rick, Angelina, Alex & Bella - we are so sorry to hear of your loss! We can't even begin to imagine what your family is going through right now. ...Read More »
18 of 39 | Posted by: Todd & Tracy Ford - Webster, NY

“My heart breaks for you. I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
19 of 39 | Posted by: Judy Casler

“Our hearts are heavy with such deep sadness for your family and for everyone whose life RJ touched. Please know we are praying that God will give you...Read More »
20 of 39 | Posted by: Andy and Anne Giller - Pittsford, NY

“Our sincere sympathies from the Drancsak and Kibling families stretching from Watertown, NY to Skaneateles, NY. We did not personally know RJ, but...Read More »
21 of 39 | Posted by: Sandra Drancsak - Constantia, NY

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
22 of 39 | Posted by: Susan Johnston-Thiewes - Gulfport, MS

“Words cannot express the heartache I feel on the loss of RJ. He was such a great kid. Always respectful, smiling. May your beautiful memories...Read More »
23 of 39 | Posted by: Anna Vendetta - batavia, NY

“RJ's smile can never be forgotten - our family has you in our hearts. The Weyl family ”
24 of 39 | Posted by: garvin weyl - pittsford, NY

“RJ was truly special, his infectious smile and love for adventure made him one of a kind. My love and prayers go out to the Pound family in this...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: Allie K - Victor, NY

“Rick and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May your son find his peace in heaven . Kelly Hunt ”
26 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Rich and Family,My heart is broken for all. I am truly sorry to hear of the passing of you son.May God Bless you all at this time. Prayers for all. ”
27 of 39 | Posted by: Diane Sagrafena - Rochester, NY

“Richard & Angelina, Rocco and Debbie:Words cannot express my sympathies for this tremendous loss. Know that your family is in my prayers and that God...Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Fr. David Glassmire - Batavia, NY

“Eric and I are sorry for your loss. We can't imagine what you all are going through. We will always remember fond memories of hockey and the energy R...Read More »
29 of 39 | Posted by: Brian Wirth - Rochester, NY

“Rick, and Angelina, I am so sorry for your loss, I will always remember him as a small child that would come to work with his mom. My prayers are...Read More »
30 of 39 | Posted by: Kathleen (Will) Shaw - Farmington, NY

“Rick, Angelina, Bob, Jayne, familyWe are so sorry for your loss.Steve and Kathy Patchen ”
31 of 39 | Posted by: Kathy Patchen - Watertown, NY

“Rick, Angelina, Jayne and Bob, familyWe are so sorry for your loss.Steve and Kathy Patchen ”
32 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry. We will keep your family in our prayers. ”
33 of 39 | Posted by: Robert and Barbara Price - NY

“I am so sorry - I will always remember RJs great smile and fun ways. My heart breaks for all of you. ”
34 of 39 | Posted by: Mary Perna - Pittsford, NY

“Rick & Angelina, I was so deeply saddened to hear of RJ's passing. The love and support of your family and friends will help you in this most...Read More »
35 of 39 | Posted by: Doug Burgasser - Canandaigua, NY

“Sending my deepest condolences to the Pound family and friends, along with the best of thoughts and prayers during this time. Sincerely,Joe ”
36 of 39 | Posted by: Joe Liscinsky - S. Burl, VT

“Rick & Angelina,Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We will always cherish the great memories we have of R.J. Phil & Jodi Ciufo ”
37 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Rick and Angelina, Words can't express how saddened Regina and I were to learn of RJ's passing. He and John were friends and teammates since...Read More »
38 of 39 | Posted by: Chris Ciaccio - PITTSFORD, NY

“Losing a loved one is painful but please take comfort in God's words found at found at Psalm 145:18,19 I'm very sorry for your loss. ”
39 of 39 | Posted by: A friend


Richard was born on July 24, 1996 and passed away in August 2017.

Richard was a resident of West Chester, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

R.J. graduated from Pittsford Mendon High School, where he played football, hockey, and lacrosse.

Calling hours will be on Thursday, August 10th from 4-7 PM at Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road, Fairport, N.Y. A mass of Christian burial will be at 2 PM on Friday August 11th at the Church of the Transfiguration, 50 West Bloomfield Road, Pittsford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in R.J.'s name to Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he spent 10 days as an infant.

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