Richard Ames, loving husband, father and grandfather, age 84, of Heath Village, Hackettstown died Friday, May 10, 2013 at Hackettstown Regional Medical Center of Hackettstown, N.J.. Richard was born April 29, 1929 in New Britian,CT . He is the son of the late Newell and the late Ruth Ames.
He served in the Army during the the Korean war. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his MBA from Columbia University. He was an active member of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Verona, NJ. His other memberships included: St. James Episcopal Church in Hackettstown, NJ., Caldwell Old Guard Bowling League, West Essex Masonic Lodge. He served as Treasurer and Board Member of the Deer Lake Cub in Boonton, NJ. He was employed as an Accountant.
He is survived by his wife: Marjorie (Sterett) Ames, Son David Ames & wife Anne; Daughter Suzanne Smith and husband Paul; Grandchildren Monica Smith, Connor O’Leary, David Ames Jr., Julianne Ames, Elizabeth Biglin & husband Brian.
The funeral will be held 10:30 am on Tuesday, May 14 at St. James Episcopal Church, 214 Washington Street, Hackettstown, N.J. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 214 Washington Street, Hackettstown, N.J. 07840.
Arrangements under the direction of Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
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