OBITUARY

Richard A. Carlson

December 5, 1935February 7, 2019
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Richard A. Carlson, 83, of Sparta, NJ passed away on February 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and moved to Sparta in 1970. Richard worked as a truck driver for McLean Trucking for many years. After his retirement he owned and operated several businesses including a cleaning service, Sparta Sound Company and The Music Shoppe from 1970-1980. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and was an avid record collector and lifelong guitar player. Richard is predeceased by his beloved wife Marian Carlson. He is survived by his devoted children: Marianne Matos and her husband Sergio of Aiken, South Carolina; Rick Carlson and his fiancée Kristie Lovett of Broomfield, Colorado and Ronald Carlson and his wife Therese of Sparta, New Jersey. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren: Sasha, Alex, Alyssa and Dominique; great grandchildren: Amelia and Mason Jr. and step grandchildren: Vicky and Nicole. Friends are invited to celebrate his life on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 4-8pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held at 10am Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Thomas of Aquin Cemetery, Ogdensburg, NJ.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Interment Monday, February 11, 2019
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Biography

Richard A. Carlson, 83, of Sparta, NJ passed away on February 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and moved to Sparta in 1970. Richard worked as a truck driver for McLean Trucking for many years. After his retirement he owned and operated several businesses including a cleaning service, Sparta Sound Company and The Music Shoppe from 1970-1980. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and was an avid record collector and lifelong guitar player. Richard is predeceased by his beloved wife Marian Carlson. He is survived by his devoted children: Marianne Matos and her husband Sergio of Aiken, South Carolina; Rick Carlson and his fiancée Kristie Lovett of Broomfield, Colorado and Ronald Carlson and his wife Therese of Sparta, New Jersey. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren: Sasha, Alex, Alyssa and Dominique; great grandchildren: Amelia and Mason Jr. and step grandchildren: Vicky and Nicole. Friends are invited to celebrate his life on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 4-8pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held at 10am Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Thomas of Aquin Cemetery, Ogdensburg, NJ.