Richard B. “Dick” Concato, 82 of Arden passed away peacefully Thursday, December 29, 2016 at his home. Born in Newark, NJ, he was a son of the late Bruno and Eleanor Concato. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Concato; stepson, Larry Riddle; and sister, Judith Reynolds.
He was a loving father who enjoyed caring for children. He was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and fought bravely for his country. He attended Fletcher First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving family: daughters, Tami Felter and husband, Russ of Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Joanne Concato of Milford, PA, and Sherry Gaffney and husband, Ryan of Arden; son, James Concato of Chicago, IL; stepson, Daryl Riddle of Etowah; grandchildren, Kevin, Morgan, Jefferson, Ethan, Hunter, Amanda, Ryan and Ashley; and brother, Ronald Concato of Belleville, NJ.
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