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Richard R. Kuiken Jr.

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Richard R. Kuiken Jr. Obituary
Richard R., Jr., age 93 of Fair Lawn, on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Born in Fair Lawn, Richard has resided in Fair lawn his entire life. A member of the Living Word Reformed Church in North Haledon, Richard had worked for Wright Aeronautical before taking the role of second generation owner of Kuiken Brothers Co. Inc Building Supply. Richard was a proud enlistee in the U.S Army Air Corps during World War II where he served his country in both England and France. He was made an Honorary Life Member of the Harry Kopendyke American Legion Post #171 in Fair Lawn, a member of the Fair Lawn Fire Company #1 Exempt Firefighters, and a member of the Amateur Radio Association. Richard was the beloved son of the late Richard R. Kuiken, Sr. and the late Tillie Van Hook Kuiken. Richard R. Kuiken, Jr. was the beloved husband of Joan (nee Cronk) Kuiken of Fair Lawn, and the late Jeanette (nee Rienstra) Kuiken (1983). Loving father of Wayne R. Kuiken and his wife Betty of North Haledon, and the late Richard A. Kuiken (2012). Dear grandfather of Carolyn, Michael, Jonathan, Richard, Erica, and Robert. Great grandfather of ten great grandchildren. Richard is also survived by his step-children Janet Chirico, and Kenneth Tilstra. Funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Living Word Reformed Church, 21 Pleasantview Drive, North Haledon, NJ. Interment will follow at the Fair Lawn Cemetery, Fair Lawn. Friends may visit with the family at the Living Word Reformed Church on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Living Word Reformed Church, North Haledon, NJ. Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne, NJ.
Published in The Record from Mar. 16 to Mar. 17, 2014
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