RAMSEY, N.J. -- Richard C. Franks, of Ramsey, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the age of 81.
Franks was born in Brooklyn, N,Y., before moving to Ramsey 42 years ago. He worked at Crepaco in Haworth for many years before working as an equipment salesman at Fedco of Florida, retiring in 2005.
He was a parishioner of St. Paul’s RC Church of Ramsey.
He was the husband of Connie Franks, (nee Pullaro), for 42 years; son of the late Joseph and Connie Franks; brother of the late Joseph Franks Jr. and Gertrude Franks; cousin of Ginny Castro; son-in-law of John Pullaro; brother-in-law of Joseph (Jane) Pullaro; uncle of Christopher (Jane) Pullaro and J.J. (Michelle) Pullaro; and great-uncle of Ryan, Ethan, Aidan and Ava Pullaro.
Friends may visit with the family from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Vander Plaat-Vermuelen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. There will be a funeral service at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home followed by an 11 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Paul’s RC Church, 200 Wyckoff Ave., Ramsey. Interment will be at Mary Rest Cemetery, 770 Darlington Ave., Mahwah.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.