S.Richard Blassberg

S.Richard Blassberg

Jan 13, 1941 - Sep 23, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of S.Richard Blassberg, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of S.Richard Blassberg

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

S.Richard's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

S.Richard's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


S. Richard Blassberg of New Fairfield, CT formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Wednesday September 23, 2020.

Richard was born on January 13, 1941 in Bronx, NY son of the late Joseph and Sylvia (Marsey) Blassberg. He graduated from Hicksville High School, Adelphi College receiving his bachelors and continuing his education at Pace receiving his Doctorate.

Richard was the founder and operator of Blassberg Veterans Care Home in Brewster, NY from 1968- 1986. Richard was a trainer, driver and owner for Harness Horse Racing from 1975-1992. He was the founder and editor of Westchester Guardian Newspaper from 2006-2010. Richard was also an advocate for the wrongfully convicted and exonerated and author of “The Jeanine Machine”. He was a member of the Brewster School board and the Zoning board of the Town of Southeast

Richard is survived by many dear friends and family members including; his children; Deborah Blassberg, Robert Blassberg and his wife Kristi and Richard A. Blassberg and his wife Heather, his sister Arlene Rose, his significant other Eileen Polintan, her children; Francis, Kevin and Corey Polintan and the mother of his 3 children; Veronica Blassberg, his grandchildren; Robin, Spencer, Griffin and Anthony and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Barbara Gross, and his brother in laws Raymond Gross and Clinton Rose. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Visitation will be held on Friday September 25, 2020 at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY from 10:30am-11:30am. A graveside service will be held at Old Southeast Cemetery, Route 22, Brewster, NY at 12pm on Friday.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for S.Richard

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday September 25, 2020 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Friday September 25, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am
    Beecher Funeral Home
    1 Putnam Avenue
    BREWSTER, NY 10509
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Old Southeast Cemetery
    Route 22
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
A graveside service will be held at Old Southeast Cemetery, Route 22, Brewster, NY


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of S.Richard here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence

Lorraine Delaney

Posted at 11:22am
My deepest sympathy to Arlene and Richard's family. Richard was always a wonderful brother and father. He will be missed dearly. My your memories sustain you all during this time.
Love, Lorraine Delaney

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: