Cochrane, Samuel Jr., 89, husband of the late, Dorothy (Straka) 2014, on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Born in Paterson, Mr. Cochrane resided in Pompton Lakes since 1960. He had served in the US NAVY during WWII and had employed with the NJ State Police retiring as a Lieutenant in 1985. He is survived by two daughters, Karen Cortese of Bloomingdale and Karol Grotyohann (husband, Roger) OF Stockholm, two step-daughters, Kristine Kazenbach and Kathleen Gingrich, four grandchildren, Meagan, Kellie, Justin and Connor and companion dog, Eli.  Private Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Richards Funeral Home, Riverdale. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mount Pleasant Animal Shelter, 194 Rte 10 E., Hanover, NJ 07936 would be appreciated.