Richard M. Stevko, M.D., of Hampden, passed away at his home in Hampden on Friday, July 23, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born in Palmerton, PA, on May 1, 1940, the son of the late Paul and Margaret (Srecansky) Stevko. Richard, a veteran of the United States Air Force, was a dedicated physician who loved his family and photography. After retiring, he spent his time writing and publishing books of poetry and philosophy. Richard is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Lorraine E. (Snee) Stevko of Hampden; six children, Leanne Elepano and her husband Mariano of Los Angeles, CA, Christopher Good and his family of Pittsburgh, PA, Jonathan Good of CA, Vanessa Rossini and husband Raymond of Agawam, Tamara Mann and her husband Guy of Hull, MA, and Natascha Stevko of Los Angeles, CA; a sister, Jean Stevko of Baltimore, MD; as well as several grandchildren. All services and burial will be private. Arrangements entrusted to the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, MA. Memorial contributions may be directed to Baystate Health Foundation.
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