Richard J. Raposky, age 63 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday March 11, 2023 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born May 4, 1959 in New Eagle, he was a son of the late Michael J. Raposky and Dorothy Jean (Svacs) King. A 1977 graduate of Clairton High School and a member of Pine Run United Methodist Church in Clairton, Richard was a truck driver working for Posty Trucking but more recently for Nickolich Towing. He is survived by his daughter Nicole (Scott) Karel of West Mifflin; his grandchildren Savannah and Shawn "Junior" Donnelly and E.J. and Mia Karel; his father Alvin King of Jefferson Hills; his sisters Lynnette (Ray) Zajac of Pleasant Hills and Debbie (Mark) Graham of West Mifflin; his nieces and nephews Kari, Amanda, Rachel, Abby, Kevin, Brittney, Alyssa, Brandon, Ryan, Aiden, Mason, and Jacelyn; his "brother from another mother" Nick Nickolich; and also many aunts and uncles. Besides his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his nephew Jason Graham. Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, Clairton, on Tuesday, March 14, from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM until a 7:30 PM Service in the funeral home. Interment will be private at a later date. In memory of a casual person who was most comfortable in a pocketed t-shirt, Richard's family asks that his visitors come in full comfort as they are.
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