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Charles "Richie" Broderick

March 26, 1946May 19, 2020

Charles (Richie) Broderick, 74, passed away on May 19 . Richie is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Patricia and his sons, Thomas and Richard and daughter-in-law Kristin and his grandchildren, Shea, Jack, Kate and Sean, his step-sisters, Lynn (John), Regina (Bob), Jane (Eddie), sisters-in-law Regina (Pete), Joanne (Mike) and brother-in-law Bob (Joan) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents John and Frances Broderick, his step-mother Evelyn Broderick and his brothers John and Robert.

Richie was born and raised in Brooklyn and was a graduate of Midwood High School and Brooklyn College before moving to Park Ridge 35 years ago. Richie served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1968. He worked as an Ornamental Ironworker for Local Union 580 in NY for over 25 years. Riche was an avid Met and Jet fan and enjoyed watching Notre Dame football. But most of all, he enjoyed coaching his sons’ baseball teams and going to his grandchildren’s softball, baseball, soccer, basketball and football games.

Richie was a master of facts and trivia. His good sense of humor and quick wit will be missed by his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for a donation to the Tri-Boro Volunteer Ambulance Corps. PO Box 204, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 or the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, www.apdaparkinsen.org Due to the Coronavirus, Services will be private at this time, but a Memorial Service will be held at a later time. Becker Funeral Home in Westwood, NJ will be handling the arrangements.


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Ruth and Rob Bartels

May 23, 2020

We are sending you all our love and prayers during this sad time. Richie was a great guy and always smiling. Back in the day, Uncle Mickey Sullivan enjoyed talking with him. You were all so blessed to have him in your lives and he was blessed to have you all caring for him so well. The Mets have lost a fan down here but we are thinking he is with Catherine, Mickey and our other relatives cheering from heaven. You will be on our continued prayers. Love, Ruth, Rob, Michael and Daniel

Michael McBride

May 22, 2020

Angela and I are thinking of all of your family at this difficult time. Sad that all of Uncle Richie's family and friends are unable to gather together to celebrate the many fun memories that he left behind with us, but grateful that there are so many. A legacy we should all be so lucky to leave behind. All our love!

TJ Fay

May 22, 2020

As his son’s good friend growing up, who could forget big Rich’s stare from behind those dark glasses on the baseball field never knowing if he was happy or not with your performance. LOL. One thing is for sure... you could always tell if the Mets were winning or losing by the sounds coming from the basement. 😀

RIP- Mr. Broderick
“I can only Imagine” by Mercy Me

Michael & Patricia Sullivan

May 22, 2020

Dear Pat & family; we’re so sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. He and you will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We hope the passage of time and fond memories bring you comfort.

Mike & Patti Sullivan

Regina Giardina

May 21, 2020

Richie always had a something funny to say for every situation. We will miss him and his sense of humor. We will think of him every time we watch a Mets or Jets game and remember his loyalty to his teams. Thanksgiving was always a special occasion for us to share with the Brodericks and we will never forget the good times we had.
Love and hugs to Pat, Tom, Richard, Kristin, Shea, Jack, Kate and Sean. May your memories bring you comfort.
Regina, Pete, Steve, Jacque, Karen, Jon, JJ and Marcus

Joanne Lettieri

May 20, 2020

We all know Richie had a great sense of humor and infectious laugh.
I've told the following story quite often. One night while I was visiting with Shannan, Richie opened a bottle of liquor. When my father did this, Mom would say she was "saving that for company." Pat, trying to be funny, told Richie just that. Richie immediately deadpanned: "Well, they better hurry up and get here!"
May God bless the Brodericks in this time of sorrow. Richie, since you made me a Jets fan when I was 11 years old; I'll keep rooting for both of us!


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