Richard T. Quinton

richard quinton

June 11, 1937 ~ April 6, 2016

Quinton, Richard T., "Dick" age 78, of Leonia, on April 6, 2016. He was born in Jersey City, NJ and served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corp. He retired as a Sergeant for the Leonia Police Department and was a member of PBA Locals 86 & 381. He was an active member of the Leonia Volunteer Fire Department for over 40 years and served as a past President and Treasurer of Leonia Volunteer Company #1 and was the recipient of the "Chief Donald D. Chace Honorary Chief Award" and was awarded the Knights of Columbus "Shield Award". He belonged to the NJ State Exempt Fireman's Association. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (nee: Chace). Devoted father of Richard Quinton, Jr. and his wife Laura, Thomas Quinton and his wife Tania, and Debra Wright and her husband Dwayne. Cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Thomas Jr., Kristyn, Taylor, Amanda, Michael, Dylan, Chace, and Avaleigh. Dear brother of Eileen Schlemm, Mary Cordano and the late Edward Quinton. Adored brother-in-law of Katherine Chace, Susan and Kenny Smith, Stanley Chace, Ronald and Maryann Chace, Ginger and the late Donald Chace and the late Robert Chace. The family will receive their friends on Sunday 2 -7 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave at 10:30 am for the celebration of his funeral mass Monday in St. John R. C. Church at 11:00 am. If so desired donations may be made to PBA Local #381 or The Leonia Volunteer Fire Department Company #1. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or


Mass: April 11, 2016 11:00 am

St. John R. C. Church
Broad & Harrison Avenue
Leonia, NJ 07605

Visitation at Funeral Home: April 10, 2016 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Final Resting Place:

George Washington Memorial Park.
Paramus & Century Roads
Paramus, NJ 07653-0021

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  1. My sincerest condolences to the Quinton/Chase Families. I have fond memories of Mr. Quinton from when I was a small girl. I would see him at the Leonia Fire House on Sunday's when I would be visiting my dad. Mr. Quinton was always so nice to me. RIP Mr. Quinton…

  2. For the Quinton/Chace families.

    So sorry for your loss. Will always remember Dick as he was a wonderful and fun person.

    Connie Bonifacio

  3. Our deepest sympathies to you Debbie and your brothers. We will miss your dad deeply.
    May his memory be eternal.

    The Vicchio's

  4. Please accept our sincerest condolences with Dick's passing. A true Leonian who leaves us with many fond memories. May you rest in peace my friend.

  5. Our deepest condolences for your loss. I have great memories of Dicky. He was a great man. Will miss him greatly.

    Keith and family

  6. My deepest condolences to the families. He was always a kind person and Leonia lost another great man.

  7. Mark and I send our deepest condolences to the Chace and Quinton family.

  8. Miss you Daddy I don't know how to do this you and mom always was there !Please show me the way!


  9. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of this wonderful man who served the town I grew up in so well.

  10. So sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man. He will be missed on Earth but is being welcomed to Heaven by many close family and friends.

    Regina and Randy Sherman

  11. Dear Tom,
    We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please accept our deepest condolences to you and your family and may our prayers help comfort you and hasten the journey of his soul to Heaven.
    We hope that memories of your father will help you to go throughout this sad time.
    Predrag and Jelena Petric

  12. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Quinton and Chace Families. As Dick and Barbara join hands above, let there light shine on us, their memories warm us, their laughter bring a smile to us, their character strengthen us and their friendship be with us always. Our thoughts and prayer are with you all.

    Tom & Cheryl O'Meara and Family

  13. My deepest sympathies to the Quinton and Chase families. I was unable to pay my respects, but wanted you to know that your families are in my thoughts and prayers.
    I have such fond memories of Dick and Barbara, and I know they will live on forever in the hearts of so many. Truly special people.
    With love, respect, admiration and sympathy,
    Debbie, Heather & Valerie Licsauer

  14. Dear Ritchie, Debbie, Tommy and all the Quinton/Chace Family Members,
    I just heard about your Dad's passing, and I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Dick and your Mom always treated me like family from the time we were all in diapers together.
    Please know I will keep you all in my prayers. My heart always smiles when I think about us all growing up in Leonia and as families of LPD and LVFD.
    May God's grace and peace give you comfort and rest now and always.
    Much Love and Many prayers,
    Gail Gallone Myers

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