Richard R. Rome
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AGE: 85 • Jefferson Twp.
Richard R. Rome, 85, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Milford Manor Nursing Home, West Milford, NJ.
He was born on Oct. 20,1926 in Milton, NJ to Jenny (nee Paulison) Rome and Alfred Rome and was raised in Jefferson Township.
Mr. Rome proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a chartered member of the American Legion Post 423 as well as a Life Member of the V.F.W. Post 564 in Jefferson Twp.
Mr. Rome married Emma Marie (nee Beardslee) in 1947 and together they raised their children Hazel and Richard.
Mr. Rome is survived by his wife Emma; his son Richard Rome and his wife Su Ann of Jefferson Twp.; his daughter Hazel VanZandt and her husband Wayne of High Point, NC.; his five grandchildren Jeremiah and Jonathan Rome, both of Jefferson Twp., Mindy Frank of Port Jervis, NY, Angela Thomas and her husband Scott of Punta Gorda, FL., and David VanZandt and his wife Filiz of Greensboro, NC.; three great grandchildren Aryanna and Javin Frank, and Emma VanZandt; his step-grandchildren Sunshine and Alicia Kolb, and a step-great grandson Michael Kolb.
The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 LaRue Road, Newfoundland, NJ 07435. (For GPS- 1 Post Place)
A funeral service will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 11am at the funeral home, with the interment immediately following at Milton, Cemetery, Milton, NJ (Jefferson Twp.)
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Rome's memory to: Milton First Aid Squad, 45 Milton Road, Milton, NJ 07438.
On line condolences and directions: www.sticklesolteszfuneralhome.com
Published in Daily Record on August 20, 2012