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Richard Blake Thorn

Richard Blake Thorn, 92, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2018 at The Woodlands in Plainfield. Richard is the Beloved Husband of the Late Rose (Sullian) Thorn and the Late Irene Gurwitz. Richard is the devoted Father of Richard B. Thorn Jr. and his wife Alice, William Thorn and his wife Diane, Barbara Gerold and her husband Greg, Debbie Smith, Kathleen Thorn and Judith Fealey and her husband Joseph. Richard was also pre- deceased by his son Michael Thorn.

Mr. Thorn is also survived by his Grandchildren, Michael, Rosie, Sean, Mark, Amanda and Matthew and 6 Great Grandchildren.

Richard was an inspector for Unisys Technology for 15 years, retiring in 1981. Prior Rich was an inspector for Otis Elevators for 25 years.

Visiting will be held at the Growney Funeral Home, 1070 North Broad Street Hillside on Wednesday October 24, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

A Funeral gathering will be held on Thursday October 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM Internment Rosedale Memorial Park, Linden.