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Richard Knickerbocker

Richard Knickerbocker

Tuesday, February 22nd, 1938 - Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
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Obituary

Knickerbocker, Richard Age 81, is a retired 26 year veteran of the Suffolk County Police Department passed on December 22, 2019, from ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Mr. Knickerbocker was born on February 22, 1938, in Peekskill, N.Y. to George B. Knickerbocker & Elizabeth Knickerbocker. He grew up in Peekskill & graduated Peekskill High School.
He was a 7 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force & the New York Air National Guard. He was a life member of VFW Post 8442, American Legion, Suffolk County PBA, Suffolk County Police Conference & N.Y.S. Retired Police Association.
He was a graduate of SUNY Farmingdale, Associate Degree & a B.S. from New York Institute of Technology.
He was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Margaret A. Knickerbocker & a son Richard W. Knickerbocker.
He is survived by his son, Christopher M. Knickerbocker of Smithtown, sister Kay Lynch Rottela of Rensselaer, N.Y., sister-in-law’s Mary Knickerbocker of Buchanan, N.Y. & Idola Knickerbocker of Gurley, Alabama, brother-in-law & numerous Nieces & Nephews.
Five brothers: George “Botsy” Knickerbocker; Edwin Knickerbocker, William Knickerbocker, Christopher McGrath, Walter McGrath, & Four (4) Sisters: Georgette “Jo” Gaydos, Mae Shirin & Dorothy Knickerbocker & Elizabeth Knickerbocker, predeceased him.
Reposing at Branch Funeral Home 190 East Main St. Smithtown, NY 11787.
Visitation Friday 11 – 1 PM.
Funeral Service Friday 1 PM at the Funeral Home.
Interment following to Calverton National Cemetery.
www.branchfh.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Branch Funeral Home
    Address
    190 East Main Street
    Smithtown, NY 11787
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  • Service

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Branch Funeral Home
    Address
    190 East Main Street
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Calverton National Cemetery
    Address
    210 Princeton Blvd.
    CALVERTON, NY
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Tony Logallo (SCPD Retired) Ronnie Logallo

Posted at 12:43pm
Rupert, May you find peace, with Margaret, again at you side.
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