Richard H. Vickerman

   Richard Vickerman, 75, of Palisades, died September 5, 2011 at his home after a long illness.  

   Richard was born in Manhattan to the late Robert and Rita Vickerman.   He attended Murray Hill Vocational High School and served in the United States Army in Panama. It was during his time in the military that he married his wife of fifty-two years, Carole (nee Romer).

   Richard, a Master Plumber, was a proud member of the Plumber’s Union in New York City for over fifty years. He also served with distinction on the Orangetown Parks Advisory Committee and the Parks Development Advisory Committee.

   He is survived by his wife Carole; daughter Lynn Bulla, of Schenectady, New York; daughter Melinda Vickerman-Lalaoui and husband, Alex, of Bayonne, New Jersey; and his five grandchildren, Jesse, Devin, Emily, Reyhan and Sharif.  Richard was predeceased by his two sons, Robert and Steven Vickerman and son-in-law Thomas Bulla.

   The family will receive friends Thursday, September 8, from 10  AM to 12 Noon with a funeral service to be held at 11:30 at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ.

   Richard will be laid to rest alongside of his beloved sons at the Rockland Cemetery in Sparkill, New York.

   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial donation be made in Mr. Vickerman’s honor to United Hospice of Rockland( – 11 Stokum Lane, New City, New York 10956.

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