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Richard Jay Horwitz

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 6 Apr 2016
Burial West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 9
Memorial ID 161008773 · View Source
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Richard Jay Horwitz, 62, of West Hartford, died accidentally on April 6, 2016 while on vacation.

Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Sidney Horwitz and Shirlie (Kaufman) Horwitz Prensky. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Syracuse University and a Master's Degree from University of Hartford. He currently worked at Ticket Network in South Windsor.

He is survived by his four children. Richard deeply loved his children and took pride in talking about each and every one of their experiences. He also leaves his sister and his friend. He was a basketball enthusiast following the teams of Newbury College, Syracuse University and UCONN. He enjoyed food, traveling and meeting new people. Richard's contagious laugh and smile will be greatly missed by all those fortunate enough to have known him.

A graveside funeral service will take place on Sunday April 17 at 10:30AM at Fairview Cemetery, 200 Whitman Ave., West Hartford, 06107 in Section 9. Following interment, the family will receive friends at the home of a friend. Donations in his memory may be made for financial assistance of all of Richard's children, sending to P.O. Box 370053, West Hartford, 06137. Funeral arrangements provided by Hebrew Funeral Association, West Hartford

Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 14, 2016




  • Created by: Lisa Christensen Petersen
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161008773
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Jay Horwitz (unknown–6 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161008773, citing Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Christensen Petersen (contributor 48866469) .