McCracken Funeral Home

1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ


Richard W. McCoy

October 15, 1948November 29, 2019

Richard W. McCoy, 71, of Union, NJ formerly of Hillside, NJ passed away on Friday November 29, 2019 at the Lyons VA Hospital

Born October 15, 1948 to the late John and Joan McCoy in Newark, NJ.

Rick loved spending time with family and friends. He loved animals, his church and did good work for children’s charities. He was a proud American who served his country selflessly during the Vietnam era. He will be greatly missed by the family he leaves behind.

He is survived by his sister and brother in law Denise McCoy and Mike Giaimo, a brother Jack, two nieces Kristen McCoy-Abline and her husband Brian Abline, and Jaclyn McCoy, a great niece Emma Abline, and a great nephew Ryan Abline.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083 on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A mass of Christian burial will be held at Holy Spirit Church, 971 Suburban Rd, Union, NJ 07083 on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM followed by burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.McCrackenFuneralHome.com for the MCCOY family.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Mass Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Richard W. McCoy

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Diane Capra

December 1, 2019

Jack, Denise and Family
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
The Capra Family

Anna Marie Placko (nee Notte)

December 1, 2019

R.I.P.. Rick
My prayers and thoughts are with the McCoy family.
God Bless

Kristen McCoy-Abline

December 1, 2019

Our forever hero

Judy Lucariello

December 1, 2019

My deepest sympathy to Jack and the McCoy family. RIP Ricky.

Joseph Menza

December 1, 2019

Had many laughs and good times with Ricky,My deepest sympathy to Jackie and the McCoy family.