Fornelius, William C., 72, on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Born in Passaic, Mr. Fornelius resided in Ringwood for 13 years coming from Saddle Brook. He had served in the US NAVY from 1962-1968, had been employed as a truck driver for Geiss Environmental, Passaic and had been a member of the American Legion in Ringwood. He ii survived by two sons, Mark of Bellmar and Dean of South Toms River, three daughters, Linda Pappadio of Whiting, Karen Smith of Saylorsburg, PA and Tammy Fornelius of South Toms River, two brothers, Harvey of FL and Douglas of Elmwood Park, two sisters, Sandra Grazioso of Clifton and Fern Kropewnicki of GA, eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. Along with his parents, George G. & Hazel G. (Chantrell), he is predeceased by one brother, George, one sister, Phyllis Slootsky and two grandchildren. Memorial Service, Saturday 3:30 PM at Richards Funeral Home, Riverdale. Memorial Visitation 1-4 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to American Legion Post #170, Rochelle Park, 33 W. Passaic St., Rochelle Park, NJ 07662 & Disabled American Veteranís, 135 W. Hanover St. Suite 4, Trenton, NJ 08618 would be appreciated.

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