Richard T. “Rick” McGaffin passed away June 21, 2021 in Eastern Niagara Hospital. Born June 18, 1967 in Buffalo, NY he is the son of Roger and the late Donna (Gasser) McGaffin. Rick was a 1985 Kenmore West High School graduate and was a steamfitter for Local 22, working the last several years at Mollenberg-Betz in Buffalo. Rick loved spending time with his wife and their rescue dog, Chloe, at their weekend property in Allegheny County. He also enjoyed working on his collection of old Farmall Tractors, traveling with his wife and spending time with friends
Besides his father, Rick is also survived by his wife, the love of his life, Barbara A. (O’Reilly) McGaffin, two step-sons Zachary and Samuel Parker as well as several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
Relatives and friends may call Saturday, June 26th from 11 AM – 3 PM with services immediately following at 3 PM all in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. Memorial donations to Nickel City Canine Rescue, 5635 Harris Hill Rd., Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221 or at www.nickelcitycaninerescue.org would be appreciated. Visit pruddenandkandt.com.
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