Micklitz, Helen Louise, (nee Hilyer) age 89, born in Ringwood, NJ. She lived with her grandparents and graduated Eleanor G. Hewitt grammar school there. Then graduated  Butler High School and Sherwood Secretarial School in Paterson. Worked at Ringwood  Manor State Park, several offices before joining the Marine Corps. Life Member of American Legion John A. Dean Post 154 and Auxiliary and Life Member of Wanaque VFW Auxiliary and also Life Member of Marine Corps League in Kearny. Enjoyed doing  puzzles, games, genealogy, collecting Post Cards and collecting history of veterans, Bloomingdale, Old Butler Cemetery. Resided in Ringwood, Midvale, Paterson,  Bloomingdale and Butler. Predeceased by her grandparents, William and Lena Fletcher and her parents, Harold and Helen Hilyer, two husbands, Joseph L. Richardson and William H. Micklitz; Son-In-Laws, Kevin “Bucky” Bennett and Marshall Roedl. Survived by her seven Magnificent Children, Kathleen Loughery and husband John, John Richrdson Sr. and wife Gigi, Duane Richardson and wife Gail, Edward Richardson Sr. and wife Linda, Marie Roedl, Colleen Richardson, Carol Bennett. Also Survived by grandchildren: Adam, Stacy, John, Jared, Edward Jr., Stephen J., Darren, Ryan, Stephen F., Kelly, Jessica, Bruce, Heather, Amy and Erin. Also survived by great grandchildren, Emily, Ava, Domenick, Nicholas, Kayla, Ethan, Karstyn, Kyanha, Cheyenne, Stephen E. Savannah, Alchemy, Devla, Julian, Trevor, Annabelle and Noah plus one great great grandson Aiden. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, Inc., 4 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ. on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 2-6 PM. Interment at Sloatsburg Cemetery, Sloatsburg, NY 10974 on Monday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Legion Post #154, PO Box 10, 69 Carey Avenue, Butler, NJ 07405

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