Richard J. Wiedemann, 89, of Kearny passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, February 11, 2019. Richard was born in Rutherford and also lived in Harrison and Carteret before moving to Kearny 47 years ago.
Richard's love was spending time with family, telling jokes and enjoying a Schaefer beer.
Richard was the beloved husband for 70 years to Margaret Ann Wiedemann; devoted father of Eleanor Valle, Richard Wiedemann, Jr., Gerald Wiedemann, Ann Pickraum, Linda Fabbricatore and the late Warren Paul Wiedemann; also survived by 21 loving grandchildren; 44 cherished great-grandchildren; 18 adoring great-great grandchildren; also survived by 3 sisters and one brother. Richard was predeceased by 8 brothers.
Visiting will be at The Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ 07032 on Thursday, February 14, 2019, 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will begin on Friday, February 15, 2019, 9:00am at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will follow 10:00am at St. Stephen's Church, Kearny. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.