Obituary of Richard Mathieson
Richard Mathieson, 76, of Caldwell, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 18, 2023.
Rich was born in Brooklyn, NY to Francis and Irene (nee Flynn) Mathieson and grew up in Bay Ridge. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the USS Edward McDonnell and after his discharge, he went to work for New York Telephone as an installer. In 1980 Rich began working as a system engineer for AT&T.
Rich and his wife, Pattie, raised their family in New Jersey, where he helped the Caldwell Boy Scout Troop as an assistant leader. Rich was known for his funny sense of humor. But most of all he loved his family and they were devoted to him.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia (nee Bono); his cherished children, Douglas and his wife, Jamie; Kristine and her husband, Jeff Marrone; and Genna; his loving granddaughters, Henley & Andie and one grandbaby on the way.
Visitation will be held at Codey Funeral Home of Caldwell on Friday, September 22nd, from 4:00 - 8:00pm, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Roseland on Saturday, September 23rd at 11:00am. Interment will be private. To share a condolence with the family, please visit CodeyFuneralHome.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund in Rich's memory.
In Loving Memory
1946 - 2023
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Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
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