In memory of
Richard C. Eger
In memory of
Richard C. Eger
Richard C. Eger Husband, father and grandfather; avid gardener, Army veteran Richard C. Eger, 76, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020, at his home in Rahway, N.J. Born on August 11, 1944, in New York City, Richard moved to Rahway in 1972 where he resided for 46 years. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War, being honorably discharged in May 1969. Also known as "Red" to his family and friends, Richard worked for Fisher Scientific, JVC, and was a custodian for the Rahway School District until he retired in 2010. An avid gardener, he was an active member of the Rahway American Legion, Post 5. Richard was predeceased by his mother, Katherine Sweeney, and father, August Eger. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lorraine; his son, Richard (wife, Tara) of Rahway; his daughter, Rachel Munoz (husband, Ivan) of Rahway, and his grandchildren, Jocelyn, Jeremy, Matthew, Jaclyn and Brooke. He is also survived by his sisters, Jane Mahon and her husband, Thomas, Judy Eger, and Kathy Eger, and nieces, Elena Pathak, Kate Cirulli and Alicia Gorton. A memorial service will be held at a later date. For the full obituary, please go to www.lehrergibilisco.com . In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Disabled American Veterans in his memory.
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Rahway, NJ 07065
In memory of
Richard C. Eger
Richard C. Eger Husband, father and grandfather; avid gardener, Army veteran Richard C. Eger, 76, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020, at his home in Rahway, N.J. Born on August 11, 1944, in New York City, Richard moved to Rahway in 1972 where he resided for 46 years. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War, being honorably discharged in May 1969. Also known as "Red" to his family and friends, Richard worked for Fisher Scientific, JVC, and was a custodian for the Rahway School District until he retired in 2010. An avid gardener, he was an active member of the Rahway American Legion, Post 5. Richard was predeceased by his mother, Katherine Sweeney, and father, August Eger. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lorraine; his son, Richard (wife, Tara) of Rahway; his daughter, Rachel Munoz (husband, Ivan) of Rahway, and his grandchildren, Jocelyn, Jeremy, Matthew, Jaclyn and Brooke. He is also survived by his sisters, Jane Mahon and her husband, Thomas, Judy Eger, and Kathy Eger, and nieces, Elena Pathak, Kate Cirulli and Alicia Gorton. A memorial service will be held at a later date. For the full obituary, please go to www.lehrergibilisco.com . In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Disabled American Veterans in his memory.
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Lehrer-Gibilisco Funeral Home - Rahway
275 West Milton Avenue
Rahway, NJ 07065
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