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Obituary for Richard Zadorozny – Former Chief of Eatontown FD

Obituary for Richard Zadorozny – Former Chief of Eatontown FD

Obituary for Richard N. Zadorozny

It is with Deep Regret we announce the Line of Duty Death of Richard N. Zadorozny, 66, of Eatontown, N.J., passed away on Monday July 11, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Long Branch and has been a lifelong resident of Eatontown. Richard worked as a Manager for Avaya Inc. out of Bound Brook, NJ for 30 years before retiring. He served the community of Eatontown as a life member of both the Eatontown Fire Department (Ex-Chief) and Eatontown First Aid Squad. Richard served as Chief in 1983 and as the secretary of the company for over 30 years, he was Assistant Engineer for many years and was the current Chief Engineer. He was an active executive member and served as secretary to both the Relief and Exempt Associations. Richard was one of the most dedicated members of the fire department, his presence and dedication will surely be missed. Richard also had a passion for woodworking.

He was predeceased by his father William Zadorozny and is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years Joyce Biernacki Zadorozny, his loving children; Janice Glass and her husband Christopher, Susan Miffitt and her husband Gary, His cherished grandchildren; Hailey Miffitt, Logan Miffitt, Tyler Glass and Gavin Miffitt. He is also survived by his mother Anna Zadorozny, his sister and brother-in-law Kathy Zadorozny and Lyle Hoffman.

Visitation will be held from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday July 14, 2016, with a fireman’s service to begin at 7:00pm at the Bongarzone Funeral Home, 2400 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls. A funeral service will be held 10:30am on Friday July 15, 2016 at the funeral home. There will be a last call service at Eatontown Fire Department at 45 Broad St, Eatontown. Interment to follow at Woodbine Cemetery, Oceanport. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to: the Eatontown Fire Department, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ 07724.

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