American Veteran 04

Frank Rich

April 8, 2021


Frank Rich-III, former resident of Union, Irvington, and Orange, passed away on April 8th, 2021 in Barnegat, NJ.  Born in Orange to Frank-II & Louise Rich, Frank spent his formative years in Northern, New Jersey where he still has several life-long friends.  Professionally, Frank served in the United States Navy before becoming a member of the Bakery Driver’s Union where he drove for both Tip Top and Entenmanns.  Frank’s passions included fishing, his motorcycle, his beloved Giants, and his family.  

Father of 6, grandfather of 12, and great-grandfather of 5 and counting, Frank has been happily married to the former Caroline Tirella for 53 years.  Preceded in death by his parents, his brother Sam, and his son Joe, Frank is survived by his wife Caroline, sister Gladys, his children: Frank-IV, Tammy, Michael, Darren, & Dawnmarie, and his grandchildren: Matt, Jamie, Jordan, Daniel, Anthony, Amber, Nick, Hunter-Raye, Erika, Sophia, Gabrielle, and Giuseppe.  Frank will be sadly missed by his extended family and numerous friends.

Funeral services were handled privately. 

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