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Richard (Dick) Dyer

AGE: 81 • Waretown

Richard (Dick) Dyer, 81, of Waretown, NJ formerly of West Caldwell passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was raised in Cambria Heights, NY and graduated from Pace University in 1958 where he earned a degree in Accounting. He moved to West Caldwell from East Northport, NY in 1968 when he established Riverside Ford in Kearny, which was owned through its sale in 1994.

He was an active parishioner at St. Mary's where he served as a Eucharistic Minister as well as a volunteer at Ken's Kitchen delivering food to the needy. Dick was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 58 years, Shirley (Lund), originally from North Valley Stream, NY; his five children, Stephen (Anne) of Westfield, Christopher of Lake Hopatcong, Richard (Cristine) of West Caldwell, Karen Ely (Douglas) of Hillsborough and David (Stacia) of Rockaway and 16 grandchildren. He will be lovingly remembered as a devoted husband, father and grandfather, who was happiest while spending time with his family and friends.

Viewing Wed., March 8th from 4 to 8 PM at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat. Mass offered Thursday 11 AM at St. Mary's Church, Barnegat. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ken's Kitchen c/o St. Mary's Church, PO Box 609, Barnegat, NJ 08005 appreciated. (
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 7, 2017
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