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Richard W. Kotulsky Obituary


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“Our deepest condolences to Gail,Leisa and family. Richard was a good man, who will be missed by everyone who knew him. May the good Lord help you...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ed+Luz Malloy

“I am writing to extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I was so very sad to hear about Richard, he was such a wonderful man. Please let...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Julie Lewis

“Sorry for your loss. Richard will be missed by many (including Lotto). May he rest in peace and may your hearts heal. We will keep you all in our...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: John and Judi Herston

“Please call so that we may help you in any way! We truly will miss Richard. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Scott & Linda Irons

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We enjoyed talking to Rick about football for so many years. He loved life and he especially loved...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Ingani

“Gail and Leisa, Your entire family is in my thoughts right now. Every time I think of Richard I smile. He always made me laugh when we discussed...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Joy

“My dear Daddy- as I sit hear my heart feels empty and lost. I know as time goes by I will heal, but make no mistake that my days will never be the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Leisa Sweet

“Our Love and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time ....may God give you strength and loving memories to carry you through We are here...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Delene & Mike


Mr. Richard W. (Rick) Kotulsky, 67, of Port Charlotte, joined our Lord on December 20th, 2009.

Born May 9th, 1942 in Norwalk, Connecticut, Son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Giordano) Kotulsky, Richard has always had a huge love of sports, and played semi pro Baseball until an injury sidelined him. He then decided he wanted to become a Hairdresser. He worked at Smart Set Beauty Salon in Norwalk, CT, then after moving to Port Charlotte, Florida in 1987, he purchased BeautyLand Beauty Salon in North Port, Florida where he remained for 25 years. Richard loved the New York Giants and New York Yankees and when he lived in Connecticut, he could be found at all the home games and at training camps, where he became such friends with players from both teams.

Richard is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Gail (Bouton) Kotulsky; two children, son Ricky (Susan) Kotulsky of CT, and daughter Leisa(Kevin) Sweet of Port Charlotte; four granddaughters, Tara and Brooke Kotulsky of CT, and Victoria and Tiffani Sweet of Port Charlotte. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by twin brothers Joseph Kotulsky, Jr. and Frank Kotulsky, both of CT.