A funeral mass for was offered at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Richard (Richie) J. Dunkin, 83. He passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family after a short illness. Richie was a lifelong resident of Hoboken and Union City and is well known for his service to the community as the original owner of Richie D. Sewer Drain Cleaning here in Hudson County. He also served in the US Army from 1957-1959. Richard is the life partner of Mark E. Hamilton, and former husband of Rosalie Dunkin; father of three children; Randy Dunkin [Barbara], Rosemary Fiore [Victor], and Ronald Dunkin, also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Richard is also survived by his brother George Dunkin and was predeceased by his twin sister Betty as well as his late brothers and sisters Louise, Thomas, Jerry, Florence, Alice, Joe and Bobby Dunkin.
Services arranged by the Lawton-Turso Funeral Home, Hoboken.