Mr. Richey’s career at Trent started in 1989 as a carpenter in Facilities Management (FM). He took on the role of general maintenance lead hand in FM in 2000 before moving to Risk Management in 2006 as locksmith. In 2012, Mr. Richey returned to Facilities Management as supervisor of facility maintenance.
Trent University extends heartfelt sympathies to Mr. Richey’s family and friends, and to all who knew him.
Below is an excerpt from the obituary notice:
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Steve Richey on Friday, April 13th, 2018 of a massive heart attack. Steve was born on July 5, 1963 and grew up in Peterborough, Ontario.
He will be desperately missed as his bond with family was so strong, having a special connection with each and every one of them…Forever remembered by many other family members and friends. We know that Steve has had a positive impact upon many lives and would love for these stories to be shared with us. This will allow us all to reminisce the good times with family, present and future. Please send a message to email@example.com and share a story of Steve and how he impacted your life.
We invite his friends to join us at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road, Peterborough for a Celebration of Steve’s life on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers we ask that a donation be made in Steve's honour to the ‘Peterborough Minor Hockey Council AAA Petes’, P.O. Box 553, K9J 6Z6 (attention: Steve Richey). These donations will allow the family to carry on his legacy within the Peterborough Minor hockey system.
Steve will be deeply missed by many, but remembered as a fun loving, genuine, stand up guy.
In honour of Mr. Richey, the University will lower the flag atop the Bata Library to the half-mast position on the day of his service.