Richard Charles Turcotte

February 12, 1949 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 69)

Richard C. Turcotte, 69, passed away on April 4, 2018 at Columbus LTACH in Newark, NJ.

Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ he lived there until moving to Kearny 20 years ago.

He served in the U.S. Army  during the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged he reenlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for 20 years until his retirement as a Boatswain's Mate First Class on November 1, 2000.

On Thursday, February 7, 2019 Mr. Turcotte's casketed remains will be placed aboard the USS Oak Hill at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, VA.. The ship will depart on Friday, February 8, 2019 for burial at sea which is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019.

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