Richard J. Garbinski, Sr.
Richard J. Garbinski, Sr.

February 19, 1933 - March 30, 2019
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Scotch Plains, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Richard J. Garbinski, Sr., 86, of Scotch Plains, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Wednesday, April 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral begins at the Funeral Home on Thursday, April 4 at 10:00 am, thence to St. Agnes Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

Mr. Garbinski was born in Newark to Adam and Caroline (Armatys) Garbinski. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He lived in Clark, prior to moving to Scotch Plains 30 years ago.

Mr. Garbinski was an Insurance Claims Adjuster for Allstate Insurance Company of Cranford for over 30 years, retiring in 1996. He was a Volunteer Fireman and lifetime member of the Clark Fire Department. He was also a former Little League Coach in Clark. He was a Volunteer for the Humane Society of Union.

Mr. Garbinski is survived by his devoted children, Richard J. Garbinski, Jr., Susan Neri and Michael Garbinski and Lisa Hennessey; his cherished grandchildren, Jesse, Dylan, Deborah Anne, Jac and Matt and his brother and sister, Donald Garbinski and Margaret Glennding. He was predeceased by his brother Charles Garbinski.

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Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Agnes RC Church
332 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, April 4, 2019
11:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Thursday, April 4, 2019
12:15 PM


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