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Paul R.

October 16, 1938 – October 8, 2018

Paul R. Urgovitch Paul R. Urgovitch
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Obituary for Paul R. Urgovitch

URGOVITCH, Paul R., age 79, a lifelong resident of Garfield, on October 8, 2018. He was born on October 16, 1938 in Passaic, NJ to Mary (Duchon) and Paul Urgovitch. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Diane (nee Mazzola), a son, Frank his children and his companion Yvette, a daughter, Amy Torre and husband Richard, and his beloved grandson, Richard, Jr. He is also survived by a sister, Joan Jaretsky and husband Michael, he was the dear brother-in-law of Joan Bonanno, and Vincent Mazzola and wife MaryAnn, and uncle of Jill, Jackie, Joann, Emily, and Katie.
A graduate of the Garfield School System and High School, he earned his Bachelor’s degree from William Paterson University in Public Safety Administration. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the NJ National Guard.
He started his career as a police officer with the Garfield Police Department from 1962 - 1971, then worked with the Waterfront Commission of the NY Harbor - Police Division as a Detective Lieutenant retiring in 2003 after 35 years of service. He also served as State Delegate for the NJ PBA Local 195, Brooklyn, NY.
Paul was a member and Past President of NJ Chapter 7, Blue Knights Motorcycle Club, Fairfield, NJ.
He enjoyed traveling to Lake George, NY and other states with his wife and club members. He also enjoyed dining and spending his days with his friends sitting on the bench in 20th Century Field, going to lunch with the park boys, and solving the world’s problems.
Visiting Friday 2 to 7 pm. The funeral is Saturday, October 13, 2018, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 10:30 am followed by a 11:30 am chapel service. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bergen County Special Services Adult Programs, 296 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652. The Urgovitch family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit aloiafuneral.com


When Friday, October 12th, 2018 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Aloia Funeral Home
180 Harrison Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026

Service Information

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 11:30am
Aloia Funeral Home
180 Harrison Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026

Interment Information

Private Cremation


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