Middleton, Lawrence, 93, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Beloved husband of Elsie  (Van Tassel) Middleton. Born in Wanaque, he was the son of the late George and Marie Macalda Middleton. A lifelong resident of Wanaque, he was employed as a security guard for Dupont, Inc. of Pompton Lakes, NJ and an Army veteran. An avid hunter, he was a life member of the NRA. Surviving in addition to his wife are one son, Wayne, two daughters, Gloria Biro and Joyce Debenedetto and eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale on Wednesday, August 23 from 2 4 and 6 - 8 PM. Funeral service on Thursday, August 24 at 10 AM. Private disposition. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942,