Richard M. DeCarr
Richard M. DeCarr

May 26, 1954 - November 7, 2017
Born in Ilion, NY
Resided in Syracuse, New York
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Richard Michael DeCarr, 63, of Syracuse, NY passed away at Crouse Hospital on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Barbara Martin DeCarr, his son and daughter-in-law Richard and Lauren DeCarr of Albany, NY, his son and daughter-in-law Brian and Laine DeCarr of Richmond, VA and his son Michael of Syracuse, NY. He was a loving grandfather to two grandchildren, Tierney and Raegan.

He is also survived by three brothers, Gary, Wayne, and John DeCarr and two sisters, Patti Herrmann and Sheila Emrich. He is predeceased by his parents Francis and Julie DeCarr of Ilion, NY, as well as his brother, Ronald DeCarr of Albany, NY.

“The Hawk” was the ultimate hard-working family man, who loved baseball, golf, backyard games and spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, friends and family. He will be greatly missed, but will always be in our hearts and memories.

Calling hours will be Friday, November 10th, from 5-8 p.m. at Edward J. Ryan & Son Funeral Home. Services will take place Saturday, November 11th, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society.




Calling Hours
Edward J. Ryan and Son Funeral Home
3180 Bellevue Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13219
Friday, November 10, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Michael - St. Peter Church
4782 W Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, New York United States 13215
Saturday, November 11, 2017
9:30 AM


American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Founded in 1913, the American Cancer Society(ACS) consists of more than two million volunteers and staff collaborating with nearly 18 million cancer survivors, their families and supporting donors united nationwide to conquer cancer. To accomplish its mission, the ACS collaborates with other voluntary health agencies, community-based organizations, business leaders, legislators, and educators at the national and grassroots levels to identify and address nationwide and local cancer issues through education, patient service, research and advocacy programs.