Gerard H. Reichardt
Gerard H. Reichardt

April 24, 1927 - December 31, 2017
Born in Linden, New Jersey
Resided in Colonia, New Jersey
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Gerard H. Reichardt, 90, of Colonia, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 31, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Friday, January 5 at 9:45 am, thence to St. John Vianney RC Church, Colonia, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:45 am. Final Disposition will be private. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Mr. Reichardt was born in Linden to Joseph and Cecilia Reichardt. He lived in Elizabeth, prior to moving to Colonia over 50 years ago. He proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII as an Armed Guard serving as a gunman on a Merchant Marine ship. He was a member of LZ Hope Veterans Organization, the American Legion Post #102 in Linden, the AMVETS and the Disabled Veterans of America.

Mr. Reichardt was a self-employed Plumbing & Heating Contractor for over 57 years, retiring many years ago.

Mr. Reichardt was predeceased by his sons, Gerard H. Reichardt, Jr. (2014) and William Reichardt (2017) and his brother and sisters, Joseph Reichardt, Mary Kennedy, Margaret Harvey and Helen McCormack, He is survived by his beloved wife 59 years, Ritamae (Cox) Reichardt; his devoted children, Ritamae Reichardt, Anthony Reichardt, Cecilia Kornish and her husband John; daughter-in-law, Arlene Reichardt; 12 cherished grandchildren and his sister, Rita Lockwood.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Disabled American Veterans Dept. of NJ, 171 Jersey Street, Bldg. 5, 2nd Fl., Trenton, NJ 08618.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, January 4, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John Vianney RC Church
420 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Friday, January 5, 2018
10:45 AM


Disabled American Veterans Dept. of NJ
171 Jersey Street, Bldg. 5, 2nd Fl
Trenton, NJ 08611


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