Richard "Nes" Nespolini

Wednesday, October 20th, 1954 - Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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NESPOLINI, Richard “Nes”, age 64, of Randolph, died on June 4, 2019. Born and raised in the Bronx, he lived in Deer Park, Long Island and South Hackensack settling in Randolph 3 years ago. Richard was a US Marine Veteran, and a shop steward with the Mason Tenders - Local 79, Manhattan before retiring, and lovingly known as "Shoppy" on the job sites. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Church, Lodi, and a sports enthusiast, and an avid Yankees (trying out for the Yankees) and Giants fan. He took pride in the building of the NYC skyline from Battery Park City to the new Yankee Stadium. To know Richie was to love him. He lit up every room with his sense of humor. He will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives he touched. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Karen (nee Houston), his faithful companion, Noodles his cat, his mother-in-law, Savinne Houston and her late husband Buddy, his siblings, Robyn (Neil), Billy (Laura), Freddie (Susan), Barbara Ann, Lauren, Diana, Danielle, and Nicole, numerous nieces, nephews, dear family and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Karolee Nespolini. Visiting Friday 3 to 8 pm. The funeral is Saturday, June 8, 2019, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 8 am followed by a 9 am mass at St. Joseph's RC Church, Lodi. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook. The Nespolini family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, June 7th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Aloia Funeral Home
    180 Harrison Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 9:00am
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 9:00am
    St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Lodi
    40 Spring Street
    LODI, NJ 07644
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  • Interment

    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Outwater Lane and Westminster Place
    SADDLE BROOK, NJ 07663
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Dina Corulla-Kovic

Posted at 12:51am
Richie you will be missed! I remember all the holidays spent at Aunt Kay's and Uncle Joe's house and you hiding all of us kids so Santa could come on the roof and jingle his bells so we knew we all had to go to sleep to see what Santa bought all of us kids!! You were the big brother I never had!! Danielle, Diana and Nicole had a very special older brother to look after them to make sure they were always safe and that no one took advantage of them!! You always protected all your cousins and I always looked up to you!! I will miss you dearly! You are in heaven with your dad and mom, Karolee and grandma and grandpa Geiger! And Uncle Wayne!! Please tell them all we all miss them so much!! And to please look over us every day!! And protect us all! All my Love, Dina

Love Nikki and Danielle

Posted at 09:12am
You will be missed! I will always remember the day you and Karen took me to the big top circus and got me the snuggle teddy bear! I love you!
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Posted at 07:39am
With deepest sympathy, The Local 79 Executive Board and Staff.
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Laura Orologio

Posted at 06:28pm
Though Richie is gone he still lives in your heart. Cherish & treasure those memories for they will give you strength to carry on. We will truly miss his sense of humor and his "Larger than Life" personality
May he rest in eternal Peace

Debbie Geiger Myers

Posted at 03:35pm
So sorry about Richie’s passing! I have always been a fan and loved the times we spent together as kids you were always a funny guy!! My sincere condolences to Karen, Robyn, Danielle, Diana and Nicole as well as everyone else who was either related or had the pleasure of knowing and spending time with Richie! Love you and rest easy!!

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