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Richard Wisneski

PEQUANNOCK — Services were held for Richard M. Wisneski, 83, of this township, who died on Saturday, August 24, 2013.

Born in Irvington, Mr. Wisneski moved to Pequannock in 1965. He was the manager of logistics contracts at Bendix/Allied-Signal/Honeywell, where he worked for more than 50 years before retiring at the age of 73.

Also, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a life member with Engine Company 2 of the Ridgefield Park Fire Department and a member of the Ridgefield Park Exempt Firemen's Association. A longtime parishioner of Holy Spirit R.C. Church, Pequannock, he was an usher and a Eucharistic minister. He was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Bishop Navagh Council, Pequannock, serving in multiple roles including grand knight. He was a member of the Franciscan Friars Fourth Degree Assembly, Butler. He was a longtime treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 79 and Cub Scout Pack 78, Pequannock. And, he was a member of the Pequannock Township Environmental Commission.

Services were Thursday at Holy Spirit R.C. Church, Pequannock, followed by entombment at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah. Arrangements were by the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Holy Spirit R.C. Church, 330 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Pequannock, NJ 07440; the Knights of Columbus Bishop Navagh Council No. 5943 Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 91, Pequannock, NJ 07440; or Engine Co. 2, Ridgefield Park Fire Department.

Mr. Wisneski is survived by his wife, the former Mary Jane Colling; his children, Richard Wisneski of Denville, Peter Wisneski of Lincoln Park, Anne Marie Kopf of Stockholm, Philip Wisneski of Franklin Park; Karen Johnson of Uwchlan Township, Pa., and David Wisneski of Pequannock; his brother, Eugene of Ridgefield Park; and 14 grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Rose; and his brother, Stanley.


Funeral Home

Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Turnpike  Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
(973) 831-1300
Published in Suburban Trends on Aug. 29, 2013
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