OWASCO | Richard J. Netti, 69, of Rockefeller Road, Owasco, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. He was born in Auburn, the son of the Late John Netti and Mary (Falcicchio) Netti, who resides at Finger Lakes Center for Living. Rich worked for more than 30 years as a supervisor for the New York State Department of Transportation. He was very active in the community. Mr. Netti was the former president and vice president of the Prison City Ramblers, active in the Knights of Columbus, 700 Club, Syracuse Nationals and Right Coast. He had a passion for his antique cars, especially his 1950 Merc and many Mustangs. Rich also enjoyed being the emcee every year for the Annual Fathers' Day Car Show. In his younger years, Mr. Netti was very active in various city league sports and would proudly boast that he holds the record for most points scored in one game (56 points) which still stands to this day. Mr. Netti is survived by his loving wife of 44 wonderful years, the former Pauline Deyo; his daughter, Tammy (Eric) Lukowski; two grandchildren, Ashley (Josh) Hopkins and Luke Lukowski; along with two great-grandchildren, Dominic and Emma Hopkins. Rich also leaves behind his brother, Ronald (Jeanette) Netti, sister, Sally Gower and his nieces and nephews; special friends, Carl and Marilyn Castiglione and the many, many friends that will all miss him very dearly. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 at St. Mary's Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4 with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery to follow. Due to his great care and compassion, in lieu of flowers, Rich would like any contributions made to Matthew House or to St. Alphonsus Food Pantry. Arrangements are entrusted to the Heieckâ€"Pelc Funeral Home, LLC.