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Richard Arnold Hennig

September 21, 1947 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 74)


Richard Arnold Hennig, 74, of Beaver Falls, passed away on October 1, 2021 in Rochester Manor after a long illness.

Born on September 21, 1947, in Hackensack, Bergen County New Jersey, he was the son of the late Robert and Olga Hennig.

Richard is survived by his wife, Joan of 51 years, and daughters, Marissa Helble and Kristina Smith, and sons-in-law, Jeffery Helble and Wesley Smith. His sister Roberta Roshong, her husband Bryon and nieces Vanessa Moore and her husband Donald, Kathryn Texadore and her husband Joshua, and great nieces Madison Moore and Amelisse Texadore.

Richard is a veteran of over twenty-one years for the Tenafly Police Department, Tenafly, New Jersey. He was an active member of both New Jersey State PBA Local 180 and the Tenakill Police Association.

He served as Traffic Department Supervisor, Truck and Radar enforcement officer, and was Defensive Driving Instructor. Richard was a firearms instructor at the Police Academy in Mahwah, New Jersey and taught Safety classes in the Tenafly Schools. Richard retired with the rank of Sergeant.

Richard is past member of the Vestry at The Church of The Atonement, Tenafly, New Jersey.

Prior to joining the Tenafly Police Department, Richard was a member of The Dumont Volunteer Fire Department, Company 3, Rucereto Avenue, Dumont, New Jersey.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 5 until the time of service at 7 PM in the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC.- 1133 Penn Avenue, New Brighton, Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, Donations to Christ Anglican Church, 1217 3rd Avenue, New Brighton, PA 15066, would be greatly appreciated.

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October 5, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
New Brighton, Penn Avenue

Funeral Service
October 5, 2021

7:00 PM
New Brighton, Penn Avenue

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