Richard G. Bohlander
1949 - 2012
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Bohlander, Richard G.

Richard G. Bohlander, of Odenton, MD, formerly of Tappan, NY, passed away unexpectedly on June 29, 2012 at the age of 62. He was born July 29, 1949 to George and Ruth Bohlander and graduated from Tappan Zee High School in Orangeburg, NY. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1976 to 1991 with tours in Vietnam and Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1991.

Richard is survived by his sister, Cheryl Russo and her husband Joe of Garnerville; his sister, Karen Banyo and her husband John of Tuxedo; brother-in-law, Robert Alonso of Stony Point; niece, Jennifer Quinn and her husband Brendan of Stony Point; nephew, Christopher Russo of Nanuet; niece, Victoria Alonso and nephew, Robert (Robbie) Alonso Jr. of Stony Point; and his grandniece, Alexa Quinn. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Ruth Bohlander; and his sister, Janet Alonso, who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11.

Richard's calling hours will be Thursday from 4-7 pm at the T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home, Garnerville. Richard's funeral service will be celebrated on Friday at 10 am in the chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Peter Brayda officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at the FW Loescher Veterans Cemetery, New Hempstead, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are being requested to the Wounded Warrior Program, 370 7th Ave., Suite 1802, N.Y., N.Y. 10001 in Richard's memory.

T.J. McGowan Sons F.H.

71 N. Central Highway

Garnerville, NY 10923

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Published in The Journal News from Jul. 4 to Jul. 5, 2012.
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August 2, 2012
Just heard about Richard's passing- sad indeed. Many Bohlander reunions over the years.Richard, rest in peace, Bruce Bohlander
July 6, 2012
My condolences to the family.
Hank Henninger
July 5, 2012
Our deepest condolences, may he rest in peace with his beloved parents and sister.
Anthony,Anna,Anthony Jr.& Jonathan
Anthony Russo
July 4, 2012
Maybe the worst aspect of growing older is experiencing those we care so deeply for leaving the plane of physical existence before us.

On the brighter side, there's another pair of Angel Eyes watching over all of you now.
Brian Carnright
July 4, 2012
My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. Richard and I were classmates at Tappan Zee High School. Please know that you are all in my prayers.
Karin Herrmann Adams
July 4, 2012
Cheryl,Joe & family,
Richard has fought the good fight, has finished the race & has kept the faith~ 2Timothy 4:7. We praise God for Richard's life & his relationship w/Him. And pray you can feel God's presence & peace. As well as our prayers, love & support that's going out to you from our hearts.
Casey & Mari Morris
July 4, 2012
Karen & Family,

So sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. You are in my thughts and prayers.

Sandy Knapp
July 4, 2012
Sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May God help you through this difficult time. Psalm 147:3
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