PARAMUS, N.J. -- Richard J. Turpin, of Paramus, died on Saturday, March 25. He was 84.
Born in Canada, Turpin immigrated to New Jersey in 1952. He was a retired electrician and proud member of IBEW Local 102.
He was a very active member of the Annunciation Parish and the Holy Name Society.
Turpin is survived by his wife, Eileen (Brick) Turpin; son Timothy; siblings Betty Coffee of Forked River, Dr. Stephen Turpin of Salisbury, North Carolina, and Edward Turpin of Ontario; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents, Ellen and Verno Turpin, and siblings Josephine Giddy, Monnie Edwards, Maude Diamond, and Aloysius, William and Thomas Turpin.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 South Farview Ave., in Paramus. The funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. mass at the Church of the Annunciation, 50 West Midland Ave., in Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, you can make memorial donations to Sisters of Charity of New York, Mount St. Vincent Convent, by clicking here, or by mail to 6301 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, NY, 10471.