Richard Harry “Ricky” Christmann of Woodland Park, a heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local 825, entered into rest on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at home. He was 61 years old.
He was born in Passaic, New Jersey. After moving to West Milford in 1963, he lived most of his life there, graduating from West Milford High School in 1978.
Ricky was predeceased by his father Albert Christmann Jr. and his stepfather Victor L. Marchiafava.
He is survived by his mother Jean Marchiafava of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and West Milford and stepmother Rose Christmann of Ogdensburg; his long time partner Eileen Vermeylen of Woodland Park; his daughter Brooke Buscio and husband Dominick of Blairstown; his grandchildren Leila and Dominick Buscio; his son Richard of Paterson, N.J., his brother Buddy and his wife Heidi of West Milford; sister Wendy Bamper and husband Dan of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; brother Brian Christmann and wife Danielle of Montaque; brother Michael Marchiafava of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and West Milford; stepbrothers Daniel, Thomas and Robert Thoma; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Private final disposition.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Private arrangements entrusted to Richards Funeral Home, West Milford, N.J.