10/1984 - My favorite photo of Richard.
Richard A. Garrett
  • Date of passing: Jul 7, 2015
Love and memories last forever...

Garrett, Richard, 65, of Phila., PA passed away on July 7, 2015.

He grew up in Atlantic County. Predeceased by his parents; Richard and Doris Garrett. He is survived by a brother, David Garrett (Gail) of Egg Harbor Twp.

Richard was a resident of the Roxborough area for many years. He was an experienced handyman,  having last worked for the Philadelphia Parks Department.

There will be a celebration of his life with memorial service on Sunday, Oct. 18 at the Mecedonia United Methodist Church, 941 Simpson Ave., Ocean City, NJ at 5 pm.




Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Penny Lee on 8th July 2016

"Not a day goes by without thinking about you Richard.  I still struggle realizing you are gone.  In my heart you are always there.  In Peace."

This tribute was added by Jack Kennedy on 7th July 2016

"Richard it's been a year and you remain in the thoughts and hearts of many. Today I will hoist a brew and think of you. I hope you came to know the peace of Christ and the enjoyment of eternal life."

This tribute was added by Terrence Fahy on 4th September 2015

""richard we were strongly connected during my stint @ Stockton State College and we learned alot from each other re: life experiences politics and music and basic whole foods cooking but unfortunately u slipped into the sunset". i trully valued our connection but when u made the move to the philly vicinity our connection was a hit or miss mostly miss.anyway sorry i couldn't be present for your finale service but i was totally there in spirit so now it's time for me to go so Rest In Peace my dear friend Terrence Fahy"

This tribute was added by Jack Kennedy on 6th August 2015

"Richard, you were a good friend and I came to appreciate the many ways in which we helped each other. You went away suddenly and I wasn't there to help you move(!) I trust that the memorial service will do justice to who you were. Rest in Peace. Jack Kennedy"

This tribute was added by Penny Lee on 4th August 2015

"You were so very special to me, Richard; such a part of my heart.   I will never forget you, my dear, sweet Richard.   It was a privileged to have you in my life."


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