Richard P., age 69, of Midland Park died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. He grew up in Rego Park, Queens, NY and spent his summers at Pinecliff Lake, in West Milford, NJ since 1953 and Cork, Ireland during the past decade. He raised his family in Wayne and recently moved to Midland Park. After graduating from Fairfield University, he had a long and successful career as an IT executive for AT&T, in Parsippany, NJ. He was a former parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Peace in West Milford, NJ. Surviving are his children, Timothy and his wife Nancy, James and his wife Christine, Brian, Kathleen and her husband Christian Elleo, and daughter-in-law, Samantha Rogovich, all of Wyckoff. Also surviving is his brother, Gerard Hourihan of Ridgewood and his ten grandchildren, Jack, Riley, Quinn, Michael, Drew, Billy, Paige, Tommy, Jane and Charlie. Visiting Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. Funeral Mass Monday 10 AM at St. Elizabeth's R.C. Church, 700 Wyckoff Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. Interment Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations to Northern New Jersey Down Syndrome Alliance, P.O. Box 453, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 would be appreciated.
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Published in The Record on Feb. 22, 2014