Richard DeStefano

Richard DeStefano

AGE: 68 • Branchburg

Richard DeStefano, 68, died on September 6, 2013. He was born in Raritan NJ on August 11, 1945 to his dear parents, Vincent and Arline Apgar DeStefano. Richard was a Produce Worker for Arvin Produce in Whitehouse NJ. He was a kind, caring, generous person, and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Richard is survived by his beloved wife, Ruby (Becky) Havens DeStefano of 40 years; his children, Richard and Christopher DeStefano, Cindy (Nikolas) Lazos, Brenda Isherwood, Patricia Bowman, Lisa DeStefano; two brothers, Vincent (Esther) DeStefano, Gregory DeStefano; two sisters, Patricia (Stanley) Wellinsky, Theresa A. (Donald) Rought; and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by three sisters, Joan Lella, Phyllis Hunecke, and Deborah Bailey.

Viewing, Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Bongiovi Funeral Home, 416 Bell Avenue, Raritan, NJ 08869 (908-725-1887). Funeral Services, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, viewing, 8:30 to 9:30 am at the funeral home followed by a 10:00 am Mass at St. Ann's Church, 45 Anderson Street, Raritan, NJ 08869. Burial, St. Bernard's Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory at the funeral home.


Funeral Home

Bongiovi Funeral Home - Raritan
416 Bell Avenue Raritan, NJ 08869
(908) 725-1887

Published in Courier News from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, 2013