Official Obituary of

Richard H. Epperlein

December 18, 1937 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Richard Epperlein Obituary

Richard H. Epperlein, 82, of Clifton, formerly of Washington Township, passed away on December 25, 2019.
Born and raised in Bronx, NY, Mr. Epperlein lived in Waldwick and then Washington Township for thirty-two years before moving to Clifton three and one-half years ago. Prior to retiring in 2002, he had been employed as a CPA and Controller with A. Zerega Sons Inc. in Fair Lawn for twenty-six years. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force serving during Peacetime and a graduate of Pace University. Mr. Epperlein was a faithful member of Calvary Lutheran Church of Allendale where he managed the finance books and had served on the church council and also ran their homeless support program. He was a member of the Liederkranz German Singing Society for over fifty years and went to the Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood.
Mr. Epperlein is survived by his beloved wife, Maatje "Mikki" (nee Hoogland) Epperlein, of Clifton; two devoted children: Jennifer Epperlein Ngo and her husband, Alexander, of Summit and John Epperlein and his wife, Andrea, of Haledon; and three loved grandchildren: Charlotte, Merel and Aaron.
Visiting will be Sunday from 2-6 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral Monday 11:30 am at the funeral home with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Adler Aphasia Center (, 60 West Hunter Avenue, Maywood, NJ 07607 would be preferred and appreciated. Please visit for driving directions and online condolences.
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ US 07013
Sunday, December 29, 2019
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ US 07013
Monday, December 30, 2019
11:30 AM

George Washington Memorial Park
234 Paramus Road @ Century Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Monday, December 30, 2019
12:30 PM

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