Richard M. Kilmurray passed away peacefully on January 13, 2022. Richard was born in Hackensack, NJ in 1942. And resided in Teaneck for his whole life.
After graduating from Teaneck HS, he enlisted in the Navy where he served for 4 years, plus 2 additional years in the Naval Reserve. Following his Military service Richard became a Teaneck Police Officer, rising to the rank of Sergeant. He retired from Teaneck Police Department in 1990.
Richard and his wife Susan co-owned Geri’s Luncheonette in Hackensack for many years. He was also a long standing member of the Moose Lodge and The American Legion.
He enjoyed playing poker, darts, shuffleboard, and a occassional round of golf while enjoying a Bud or two (in a glass) with his friends.
Richard is survivied by his loving wife, Susan (Rauber), of almost 47 years. He is also survived by his daughters, Renate Gant (Doug), Michele Ax (Bob), Debbie Burns (Patrick), grandchildren Stephen Gant (Annette) Robert and Daniel Ax, Shannon, Evan, Brendan Burns. Great- Granddaughter Penelope. Rich also leaves behind his special princess, Jenna Gant, the granddaughter who always brought the biggest smile to his face. She lovingly called him “Pop”.
He is survived by his siblings James, Mary Miles, and Joanne Bock. Predecesed by his parents Martial and Dorothy (Barrett) Kilmurray, and sibilings, Thomas, Francis, and M.J.
Visitation will take place on Friday January 21, 2022 from 7:00pm-9:00pm at Petrik Funeral Home 140 Palisade Ave, Bogota, NJ.
Funeral Service will begin at 8:30pm on January 21, 2022. Memorial Donations are being accepted in Richards memory to:
St. Judes, DonorsStJude.org Or Tim Tebow Foundation
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