Richard T. Palkon, 78, of Mount Marion, NY, passed early Monday morning, August 12, 2019 at the Health Alliance Hospital, Broadway Campus after a lengthy illness.
Richard graduated from the Reading High School and then attended Albert College. He then served in the US Air Force for from 1961 to 1967. He was a long-time employee of IBM of Kingston, where he was a programmer.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing.
He was born on October 31, 1940 in Reading, Pennsylvania and was the son of the late Frank and Grace Palkon.
Surviving him are his wife Maria Zuberec Palkon, they wed on October 29, 1982 in New York City. His daughter Ljubica Horvat and her husband Steve, grandchildren Sean and Dustin Horvat and a great granddaughter Lilliana Horvat.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service. The service will be private at the discretion of the family
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