Funeral Director Assistant
Rick was born and raised in Sundridge, and attended school here. He later went to Toronto and attended Chicago Technical School where he studied to be a Diesel Mechanic. He returned to the north and worked in the trucking industry for more than 25 years.
Rick married his wife Lynda in 1970 and now they have 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren. Rick and Lynda reside in Sundridge.
Deciding to change careers, Rick continued his education, and trained for Clergy Ministry and was ordained with Anchor Ministerial Fellowship in 1992. Rick has Pastored Higher Heights Christian Fellowship, in South River for over 23 years and has worked with the Opatovsky Funeral Home for over 18 years.
Rick served as Padre with Sundridge Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 495 and has also served on the Anchor Ministerial Fellowship Board of Directors for 12 years.