The Life of Richard M. Sedmak
Richard Milan Sedmak
March 17, 1949 - February 4, 2019
Richard Milan Sedmak, age 69, passed away on Monday, February 4th, 2019 in Fort
Rich was born in Philadelphia to Doris Marie Sedmak (Schadewald) and Milan Sedmak. He was
raised in Havertown, PA, where he graduated from Haverford High School. He majored in
Electrical Engineering and Business at Lehigh University. After graduating he went on to earn
an MBA. Rich worked as an engineer for Unisys for 12 years; was a business owner of Self-Test Services, a computer consulting company for 24 years; and was an avid Lehigh University
Wrestling fan, serving as secretary of the Lehigh Wrestling Club for many years.
Rich loved art and antiques; he and his wife bought and sold art and antiques throughout their working years
and into retirement. Rich was strong in his faith and proclaimed Jesus Christ as his Lord and
Savior. He was a member of Jarrettown United Methodist Church in Dresher, Pa from 1991 to
2010, and since his retirement, attended LCBC in Harleysville, PA and Coastal Christian in
Ocean City, NJ.
He is the beloved husband of Jayne Thaete Sedmak of 48 years, and devoted father of
Richardson Peter Sedmak (Rebecca Hughes) of Philadelphia, PA and Kathryn Sedmak Van
Aswegen (Lourens) of Atlanta, GA.
Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, February 8th from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at
Jarrettown United Methodist Church, 1460 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM at the church. The interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate gifts in Richard's name to any of the following:
Jarrettown United Methodist Church
1460 Limekiln Pike
Dresher, PA 19025
Coastal Christian of Ocean City
801 Asbury Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Lehigh Athletics Partnership Wrestling Program*
Lehigh University - Taylor Gym
641 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3187
*Specify "Wrestling Program" on memo line.