Richard Riker

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Richard William Riker, 67, of Boonton, NJ

Richard William Riker, 67, of Boonton, NJ passed away at home on February 29, 2020. Born and raised in Paterson, Richard settled in Boonton 35 years ago.

Private Funeral Services will be held at a later date.

Richard was a self-employed Certified Public Accountant. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Rutgers University and a C.P.A Degree from Seton Hall University. He was employed by First Fidelity Bank in Totowa, achieving the position of Executive Vice President. He attained a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University. Richard’s real passion was accounting and financial planning with his own firm.

Richard was predeceased by his parents John and Marie Riker and his brother John Riker. He is survived by his lifelong partners  Anthony Laneve, MD and Robert Moya Mendez, MD; and his loving cousins Jane Riker and Danielle Riker; and his dear friends Sharon and Bud Salamone.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Letters of condolence may be posted at






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