Michael C., passed away on September 12, 2013. He was a Korean War
veteran and a retired Paterson Firefighter
. He is survived by his wife Mary of Paterson and daughter Linda Rich and her husband Don of Anaconda, Montana, son Michael and his wife Michele of Prague, Czech Republic, daughter Michele and her husband Bobby of Oviedo, Florida. Also, grandchildren Jason, Joshua, and Jared Rich, Michael, Daniel and JoAnn VanOrden, Adrian Ross, Lisa Agamie and great-grandchildren Ava, Grayson and Avery. Brother Anthony Ross and his wife Yvette of Lakewood, and brother Joe Ross and his wife Annette of Hawthorne, sister-in-law Pat Ross of Mahwah. He was predeceased by his daughter JoAnn, brother Phil, and sister Eileen Buonforte. Mike was a Marine and fought at the Chosin Reservoir. He was wounded in battle and received the Purple Heart
. After returning home, he had several jobs until he found a home with the Paterson Fire Department. He will be missed by friends and family. Donations can be made in Mike's name to the Wounded Warrior Foundation, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or email@example.com. Services are private. Arrangements Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.