Richard Golitko

August 21, 1942July 10, 2018

GOLITKO, Richard J., 75, of Westwood, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, July 10. 2018. Beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" Golitko. Dear brother of Robert Golitko and his wife Carole. Dear brother-in-law of John Vernaleken and his wife Eileen, and Claire Vernaleken. He is predeceased by his cherished parents, John and Helen and his brother-in-law, Thomas Vernaleken. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Richard was a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, Class of 1965, Rutherford, NJ. Before retiring, he was a Sales Representative for Bergen Industrial Supply, Elmwood Park, NJ for 30 years. The family will receive their relatives and friends at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ on Friday, July 13 from 2-6PM. The service celebrating Richard’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, July 14 at 10AM to be followed by burial at Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Richard’s name to the PBS Channel of your choice.


  • Visitation Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Interment Saturday, July 14, 2018

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Bob Lions

July 12, 2018

Peggy, sorry to hear of Richard's passing. I sent a photo of the obit to Kathy in Florida. Barbara Dunn Wilson also died last week.