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Richard H. Ptaschinski

November 14, 2019

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Richard Henry Ptaschinski, 63, of Newark, NJ passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ.

Richard was born and raised in Newark, NJ.  He entered the United States Army in 1976 and served as a Radio Operator in Germany.  Through the years, he was employed as a truck driver and had the mouth to prove it.  He was the most amazing father to his two daughters.  He will be missed very much.

Richard was predeceased by his loving wife, Kathleen Ann Ptaschinski.  He was the youngest child of the late Henry and Helen Ptaschinski.  He was predeceased by his sisters, Helen and Arlene. Richard is survived by his daughters, Jacqueline Ann Ptaschinski and Courtney Lynn Ptaschinski. 

Visitation will be held at Galante Funeral Home (2800 Morris Ave., Union, NJ) on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 11am-1pm.  The funeral will immediately follow at 1pm at the funeral home.  There will be a private cremation. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Battle Borne (P.O. Box 366, Center Valley, PA 18034,, All donations should be made on the website on the donations link).


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November 21, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Galante Funeral Home- Union
2800 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

Funeral Service
November 21, 2019

1:00 PM
Galante Funeral Home- Union
2800 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

Private Cremation



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PO Box 366, Center Valley PA 18034
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