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Richard Tesauro

Richard E. "Rick" Tesauro

Sunday June 2, 1957 - Saturday October 12, 2019
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Obituary

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 Richard E. Tesauro, loving husband and father, peacefully passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 2, 1957 in Upper Darby, PA to Joseph and Joan Tesauro. He grew up in Bellmawr, NJ. After graduating from Gloucester Catholic High School, he attended Glassboro State College to then become a member of the New Jersey State Police 94th class. Rick proudly served 28 years reaching the rank of Captain where he enjoyed assignments like instructing at the Academy and leading as a station and region commander. After working 14 more years, he retired to Ocean City, NJ where he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, fishing, golfing and relaxing on the beach.

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Sue (Gotz); daughters, Jenna Tesauro, Danielle Tesauro, Andrea McLaughlin (Chris & Riley); his brother, Jay Tesauro (Renae); his sister, Lisa Tesauro-Holt; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and Friends are invited to visit from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ 08051 and Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Trinity United Methodist Church, 284 Cedar Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday at the church. Cremation Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to PKD Foundation, 1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 220, Kansas City, MO 64131 or www.pkdcure.org
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday October 16, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday October 16, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Smith Funeral Home
    Address
    47 Main Street
    Mantua, NJ 08051
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday October 17, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday October 17, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am
    Location
    Trinity United Methodist Church
    Address
    284 Cedar Road
    Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
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  • Memorial Service

    Thursday October 17, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday October 17, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Trinity United Methodist Church
    Address
    284 Cedar Road
    Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Glenn Conaway

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Carl Metroka

Posted at 08:25pm
Rest in peace Rick and may God bless the Tesauro family. 🙏 CM3556.
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Frank Szynal

Posted at 11:08am
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Rick. Fond memories of working with him. Good man, Good Trooper. May the Lord watch over him and his family. May he rest in peace.
Frank Szynal - Retired NJSP
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