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Richard J. Goskowski
October 26, 1942 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Richard J. Goskowski, 81, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 11, 2023, surrounded by his family while receiving last rites.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Friday, November 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will begin in the funeral home on Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. then to St. Stephen’s R.C. Church where a 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated. Cremation will be private.
Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, Richard moved to Kearny in 1960.
He served his country in the United States Army from 1964 until 1966.
Mr. Goskowski worked in the Kearny Shop Rite for 46 years and served as Produce Manager before retiring in 2008.
Richard had a passion for the weather, especially snow and became very accurate at tracking and predicting snowstorms. He was also an avid New Jersey Devil hockey fan.
He is survived by his wife, Anne (nee Reigle) Goskowski, two daughters, Joy Goskowski and her fiancé, Domingo Armental, Karen Porter and her husband, Shannon and one son, Robert Goskowski. One brother, Ronald Goskowski and his wife Mary Jean and four grandchildren, Steven Bradley and Matthew Udis , and Emily and Michael Porter and three nephews, Adam, Paul and Darren Goskowski. Richard also leaves many wonderful friends.
Richard was predeceased by his parents, Bruno and Louise (nee Sworski) Goskowski.