Klepacky, Dorothy H. (Hunter), 82, passed away October 16, 2019. Born in Tarrytown, N.Y., was a resident of Pompton Lakes for the past fifty years. Mrs. Klepacky was a telephone operator for N.J. Bell Telephone Company, and a former Girl Scouts Leader in Pompton Lakes. Beloved mother of Sue, Wendy and Cindy Klepacky, Ronald Klepacky, Amy Post and her husband Michael, Michael Klepacky and his wife Melissa. Also survived by a sister Linda, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Ronald Klepacky, a sister Roberta Nagy and a brother Richard Hunter. Visiting hours Monday October 21, 10 am to 12 pm at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. Funeral at 12 pm, with interment to follow at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah.
Torre, Margaret, (Bufalino), 101, of Riverdale, NJ on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Torre. Born in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Rosalie (Trapani) Bufalino. A resident of Riverdale for the past two years, she moved here from Manhattan, NY. She was employed by Royal Urn Bags of Manhattan as a machine operator. Surviving is a daughter, Josephine Torre of Riverdale, NJ. Funeral mass on Wednesday, October 16 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church, Pompton Lakes, NJ. Interment will follow in Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes, NJ.
Burgos, Basiliso Cortés, of Pompton Lakes, NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, October 7, 2019. He was 78. Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Basiliso was the son of the late Jesús and Anita Burgos. He moved from Puerto Rico to the Bronx, NY where he met his wife Jennie McNamee and married on July 28, 1962. They moved to Pompton Lakes, New Jersey in 1965 where they raised four beautiful children. Basil was a New York City taxi driver for 25 years. He also worked for Calvin Klein Cosmetics in Oakland, NJ. He bought a luncheonette in 1987 called Burgie’s. When he moved to Toms River, NJ from Pompton Lakes, he founded his own taxi business called AB Taxi. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jennie Burgos; his children of Manahawkin, NJ, West Creek, NJ and Dingman’s Ferry, PA, Christopher Burgos and his wife Diane Parrella; his daughter Maria Moffa and husband Michael, his son Richard Burgos and his wife Denise Thielke and his daughter Catherine Franks and her husband Thomas; his grandchildren, Michael, Shayna, Caroline, Thomas, Kelsie, and Jack. Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 8 PM Friday, October 11th at Richards Funeral Home, Riverdale, NJ. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30 AM Saturday at St. Mary’s RC Church, Pompton Lakes. Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes. In lieu of flowers, donations in Basiliso’s memory to the Meridian Hospice or your local hospice would be greatly appreciated by his family.
Jacobsen, Rose M. 88, passed peacefully on October 6, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Edward Jacobsen. Born in Fairview, NJ, she was a resident of West Milford for 34 years having moved here from North Bergen, NJ. Surviving daughter, Doreen Janelli and son-in-law Daniel Janelli. Member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Rosary Society and a Golden Age member. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Funeral mass on Wednesday 11:30 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 1911 Union Valley Road, Hewitt, NJ
Oldham, Norman, 81, passed away September 27, 2019, was a twenty five year resident of Butler, formerly of Passaic. Norman worked for G.A.F Corporation, Wayne, and was active in the recreation association while at G.A.F. While living in Passaic, Mr. Oldham attended Holy Trinity Church and was a Home School Association Officer, C.Y.O. basketball coach, and Boy Scout and Cub Scout leader. Beloved husband of Elaine (Hryczyk)., loving father of Kenneth. Grandfather of Ryan, Jennifer, Adam and Sara, Great-grandfather of Evan, Karen, Jeslyn, Jason, and Juliana. Brother in law of the loved Eileen, Leona, and Marjorie. Predeceased by his two children, Jeffrey and Ellen Ruth Oldham. Cremation was private and entrusted to Richards Funeral Home, Riverdale. In Lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Wagner, Calvin H., 93, of West Milford on Friday, September 27, 2019. Beloved husband of Anna (Koazk) Wagner. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late William and Rose (Miller) Wagner. A veteran of the Navy, Calvin was employed as a sandman for the New York Department of Sanitation. Also surviving are two daughters, Cynthia Walsh-LaPointe (husband, Roger) of West Milford and Gloria Wagner (husband, Craig Shaljian) of West Milford and three grandchildren, Glen and Scott Walsh and Lauren Hallahan and five great grandchildren. Predeceased by five brothers and one sister. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford on Monday, September 30 from 4 – 8 PM. Funeral mass at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Hewitt, on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Germantown Road, West Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Kennedy, Joseph J., 91, of Pompton Lakes, NJ on September 26, 2019. A Marine veteran of 23 years, Joseph retired as a First Sergeant, received a World War II Victory Medal and the China Service Medal. He was employed by Ford Motor Co in Mahwah where he worked as an assembler and was a proud member of the Pompton Lakes VFW and Golden Age Club. Beloved father of Gary Kennedy and Kathleen Rodriguez. Grandfather of Ashton Kana Rodriguez, Joseph Snider, and his Fiancé Erika Dragonetti. Friends may visit Tuesday October 1st, from 7-9 pm at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. Funeral service on Wednesday 11 AM at the funeral home with interment to follow at George Washington Cemetery, Paramus.
Curran, Robert Benjamin, 75, passed away on September 22, 2019. Robert spent 30 years working in the construction field and resided in Pompton Lakes for the last 15 years. Beloved father of Mary Curran, Michelle and her husband Mark Spencer, Colleen Curran, Sharon Curran and her Fiancé Gregory Alino, and Danielle Curran. Brother of Richard Curran and Sharon Thompson. Grandfather of Michael, Krystle, Rose, Brooke, Max, and Danielle. Predeceased by his brother, Dapper. Arrangements were private under the direction of Richards Funeral Home, Riverdale, NJ.