Richard M Fogler, 81, of Freehold Township passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at CentraState Medical Center. Richard was born and raised in Newark. He had lived in Neptune, Matawan, and Old Bridge before settling in Freehold Township in 1984. A proud teamster, Richard worked for Coca-Cola in Newark, Parsippany, and Asbury Park as a refrigerator mechanic for over forty years until retiring. A man of faith, he was a parishioner of the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine. Richards relished all things sports and was a die-hard NY Yankees fan. Throughout his life, Richard enjoyed fishing and took great pride in his yard work. Yet most of all, family meant everything to him. Richard was a loving husband for 48 years, proud father, adoring Papa, faithful brother, and fond uncle and great uncle.
He was predeceased by his son, Michael R. Fogler in 2008. Richard is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Fogler; daughter, Kate Fogler and her husband, Jason Groschel; granddaughter, Allie; brothers, Joe Fogler and Larry Fogler and his wife, Barbara; and numerous nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friend are invited to attend his 10:30 AM Memorial Mass on Friday, September 29, 2023 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, 61 Georgia Road, Freehold Township. Inurnment will be with his son in St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery, Freehold at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. For those who desire, memorial contribution may be made to the Father Benedict Fund at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, 61 Georgia Road, Freehold Township, NJ 07728 or HERE. For information, directions, or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.