NORTHVALE, N.J. -- Richard J. Viale Jr., of Northvale, died on Saturday, March 18. He was 67.
A Martine veteran of the Vietnam War, Viale was past commander of Norwood American Legion Post 272.
He is survived by his son, Richard Viale III and his wife Davita of Decatur, Georgia; stepdaughter Lorraine Jordan of Paterson; siblings Terri Esola Englehardt, John Haffa and Barbara Esola; nephews and niece Kenneth, Richard, David and Christine Esola; many other relatives and friends; and his devoted dog, Sophia.
Viale was preceded by his sister, Juanita Ford, and her brother-in-law, Henry Englehardt.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., in Northvale.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Disabled American Veterans, by clicking here, or by mail to 135 West Hanover St., Fourth Floor, Trenton NJ 08618.