Richard P. Kromitz passed away on June 5, 2018. He was 62. Born in Newark, he lived in Harrison before moving to Kearny 20 years ago. Visiting will be on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral service begins at 11:30 a.m. in The Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny. Private cremation will follow.
Rich retired as a Captain from the Hudson County Sheriffs Office in 2008 after 30 years of service. During his career he worked in the department's Operations Division, Patrol Bureau, Detectives Bureau and the Court Division. He was a member of the Elks and the Polish National Home where he had been honored as citizen of the year.
Rich was the son of the late Lucinda Kromitz and brother of Nicholas Kromitz (Christine). He is also survived by his niece Lindsay Nicole Kromitz and his cousins Ann Elmer (William), Eileen Pugliese (David), Charles Allan Elmer, Monica and Monica Pugliese. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Cystic Fibrosis Research.