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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.

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  • Rich was a great neighbor and friend but felt like family. We had many good times through the past 12 years living at TAC and he will be missed by us and our family who knew him. God bless him and the Nedohon family. Love, Loretta & Rich

  • Richard was truly a dynamic personality that is missed by all of us who loved him. His absence from his beloved family is a profound loss to all who were privileged to know him. May he Rest In Peace.

  • So sorry for your loss, Donna. Also for your extended family.

    Your neighbor at TAC

  • Dear Donna and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers!

  • I never got to know Rich that well, but have played pool with Mark and talked with Donna at the TAC Pool. Our condolences to the family.
    Sharon & Joe

  • Donna and Family, So sorry to hear about Richard‘s passing he was such a wonderful person , always making jokes and laughing he will be remembered by smile and his jokes. He will be missed 🙏

  • Donna,

    My deepest condolences and prayers go out to you and the family.
    I will always have the fondest memories of Rich from our days at the Prep, as you and I had at Sacred Heart.

    Sincerely,

    Tad Naprava

  • Richard always made me laugh. May his spirit be with me forever.
    He helped make Tom Kean our Governor and almost got me into Congress
    He was a student of mine and challenged me everyday. Thanks for that.
    Donna has to be a saint to have endured all his activities .

  • Donna and family,
    You have my sincere condolences and I will keep you and your family close in my thoughts and prayers.

    Joanne Matekanski

  • My deepest condolences and prayers on your loss.
    Richard was a wonderful classmate, a good guy. Great memories of Richard from our days at the Prep.

    Sincerely,
    Vic Caporale (class of 1969)

  • Donna, my condolences to you and your family.

    Rich was a uniquely different individual. One always felt good when Rich was around. He could make us laugh. His smile (sometimes a mischievous smile) was always welcome. I, along with many of his classmates, have many Rich Nedohon stories to remind us of him. I feel privileged that he passed through my life and that, despite not seeing him for many years, we were always friends. He will be missed.

    Ralph

  • We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Rich. He was a cheerful neighbor with an electrifying smile. May he rest in peace.
    Blessings to you, Donna.

  • Donna and Family,
    Margaret and I are so sorry for your loss. Richard was always up beat and welcoming, in our conversations. Though they were very seldom. He was an impressive man. Richard, may you rest in peace.

  • Prayers, sympathy and condolences Donna to you and your family.
    Rich was always in a good mood which he freely spread to those around him. I am so sorry for your loss.
    Ginger Chase

  • Deepest sympathy to Donna and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Your friends, Anthony & Mandy Sparacio Rosenhayn, NJ

  • Sorry to hear the sad news. Richie and I were friends and classmates all through grammar school and high school. A ton of funtime memories shared together. He was a true friend.

  • Sooo sorry for your loss Donna! Naples, Florida

  • Joan and I recall meeting Richard early after our move to Traditions at Christiana. Then, Richard appeared in fine health and was certainly in fine fiddle for witty conversation. He was driving a pick-up as we remember and he, chuckling, informed us our back windows opened on to his windows and so don’t get to running around in your all-together just on our account. That memory stuck. Later, we had two conversations in his driveway over how to run an HOA and I found his advice helpful going forward. Donna, Mark, please understand our prayers and concerns that your hours for grieving and recovery be brief even while memories go on forever.

  • Donna, so sorry to hear of your loss. You & your family will be in my prayers. To this day, I still think of the good times we had with your family. Rita was a good friend.

  • I will miss you you were like sister to me instead of a aunt.I will miss talking to you on a weekly basic.God bless you always.I will truly miss you.Love Always Mae

  • Sad to hear of Richards passing. You have my condolences. He welcomed me to saint Augustine having started in my sophomore year and honored me with being best man in your wedding. He would call me on my cellphone usually while driving and laughing as hard as could be causing me to pull over so we both could laugh at our ventures at St. Augustine. My heart grieves with you Donna and sorrowfull for you loss.