Richard Charles Nedohon
January 7, 1951 - December 23, 2020
Richard Charles Nedohon, age 69, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 surrounded by his family.
Born on January 7, 1951 in Millville, NJ, he was the son of the late Peter and Zenina Nedohon. Richard was a graduate of St. Augustine Prep School in Richland, NJ and Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. He made his career in the pipes, valves, and fittings industry. For the past 20 years, he owned and operated American Alloys, Inc. Richard was active in his local communities serving for several years on the board of the Vineland Developmental Center, supporting those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and served as mayor of Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey.
Richard loved spending his summers at the Jersey Shore with family and friends. He enjoyed entertaining and his wit and humor always made him the life of the party. Richard cherished spending time with his two beautiful granddaughters and never missed an opportunity to watch them play volleyball.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Nedohon. Richard is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 48 years, Donna Pindale Nedohon; daughter, Lisa Ritchie (Brian); son, Mark Nedohon; brother, Robert Nedohon; granddaughters, Morgan and McKenna Ritchie; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends will be received on Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 10 am until 11 am at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE, where a memorial mass will follow at 11 am. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Richard’s memory to support pancreas cancer research at Johns Hopkins. Contributions should be made payable to Johns Hopkins University and mailed to Ralph H. Hruban, M.D., Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, Carnegie 417, Baltimore, MD 21287.